September 2016
Sep 29, 2016

Dear SIG and Title I Directors:

 

The U.S. Department of Education (ED) has revised the fiscal year (FY) 2015 SIG allocations to award additional funds to States as shown in the attachment. The additional funds became available because ED...

read more
Sep 29, 2016

Dear Colleagues,

 

In case you missed it, yesterday Secretary King announced the U.S. Department of Education’s first Family Ambassador, Frances Frost, to increase parent and family engagement in education policy. The Family Ambassador po...

read more
Sep 28, 2016

Colleagues,

 

I wanted to let you know of two new documents that the Department released this week. First, we released non-regulatory guidance to help support the nation's educators and elevate the teaching profession using Title II, Part...

read more
Sep 27, 2016
Dear Stakeholder,     Today, the U.S. Department of Education released non-regulatory guidance to help support the nation's educators and elevate the teaching profession through Title II, Part A. The guidance encourages states and distri...
read more
Sep 26, 2016

Dear colleagues,

 

I am pleased to share that today the U.S. Department of Education (ED) is releasing non-regulatory guidance on Title III, Part A to help States, school districts, and schools provide effective services that improve the ...

read more
Sep 19, 2016

Speaking to Kentucky lawmakers Monday, Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN), one of the principal architects of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) urged States to do what they want under the new law.

 

Alexander spoke to State legislators at...

read more
Sep 19, 2016



U.S. Department of Education Releases New Guidance on Using Evidence to Strengthen Education Investments During Back to School Bus Tour 

The U.S. Department of Education today released new guidance, Using Evidence to Strengthen Education...



read more
Sep 12, 2016

The U.S. Department of Education (ED) has issued two new “Dear Colleague” letters following the release of a report by the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing.  This guidance is intended to address some of the recent issues surr...

read more
Sep 06, 2016

On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) published a draft Notice of Proposed Rulemaking outlining its suggested requirements surrounding the “supplement, not supplant” requirement of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).  These...

read more
Sep 01, 2016

 

Dear colleagues,

 

Yesterday, the note below was sent to the chief state school officers regarding the release of the draft regulations for the Title I supplement not supplant provisions in the ESSA. In addition, we will be hosting two...

read more