October 2017
Oct 30, 2017

The U.S. Department of Education (ED) announced today that it will rescind nearly 600 guidance documents across the agency for being outdated, unnecessary, or ineffective.

 

ED first announced last Friday its decision to withdraw 72 guida...

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Oct 23, 2017

The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) voted on Wednesday to approve President Trump’s nominee for General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Education – Carlos Muñiz – along with a number of nominees for other...

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Oct 17, 2017

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) released proposed priorities for determining recipients of discretionary grants.  While these eleven priorities are not official requirements for receiving discretionary funding, they do indi...

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Oct 10, 2017

The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) held a hearing on Tuesday to gather testimony from State chiefs on implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and how States are innovating under the new law...

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Oct 02, 2017

President Trump called on the U.S. Department of Education (ED) this week to direct more competitive grant money to recipients that focus on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), as well as computer science activities.  ...

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