August 2016
Aug 31, 2016

NOTE: U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr., joined by Deputy Assistant to the President Roberto Rodríguez and President and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, will hold a press call at 2:30 p.m. ET today (Au...

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Aug 30, 2016

The U.S. Department of Education is releasing a four-part multimedia series on Medium telling the story of how Justin Mesteth, an 18-year-old Native American student on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, gets accepted to Wes...

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Aug 29, 2016

A common criticism of No Child Left Behind was its overemphasis on English language arts and mathematics as the only measures of student success. With the passage of ESSA, lawmakers sought to encourage states to re-establish what has been c...

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Aug 29, 2016

In a public opinion poll released Tuesday by the publication Education Next, most respondents gave high grades to their local schools.  However, most also gave American schools a much lower rating as a whole.

 

Fifty-five percent of those...

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Aug 22, 2016

The U.S. Departments of Labor (DOL) and Education (ED) finally officially published the final regulations for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act programs, including:

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Aug 19, 2016

The U.S. Department of Education announced today the availability of $2.8 million for a Preschool Pay for Success grant competition for state, local and tribal governments interested in exploring the feasibility of Pay for Success to expand...

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Aug 15, 2016

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued a report Monday which cautioned States and the U.S. Department of Education (ED) against relying too heavily on the large-scale waivers of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ES...

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Aug 05, 2016

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued final regulations recently regarding the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP).  These regulations are intended to cement the place and practices of CEP participants within the world of child...

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