Articles about "LEA"

Jul 03, 2017

In a Dear Colleague letter sent to States and local educational agencies (LEAs) Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) said it would allow them to delay providing per-pupil expenditure data for an additional year.  Under the Every...

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May 19, 2017

The 2018 Conference schedule features more than one hundred sessions focused on economic, social, emotional, language, and cognitive barriers that may impede a student's right to earn an education. This year's Conference theme, Liberty to L...

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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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Jul 29, 2016

The U.S. Department of Education (ED) published guidance earlier this week that outlines the requirements State educational agencies (SEAs) and local educational agencies (LEAs) must meet under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) to ensur...

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Feb 04, 2016

February 2, 2016

 

Acting U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. announced today new guidance to help states identify and eliminate low-quality, redundant or unhelpful testing.

 

“High-quality assessments give parents, educators ...

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Feb 04, 2016

February 3, 2016

 

Dear Colleagues:

 

As you know, in December, the Department of Education (ED) began the regulatory process for the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) by seeking advice and recommendations from the public on areas for r...

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Feb 02, 2016

In a “Dear Colleague” Letter published January 28th, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) offers States more information on how they should plan to transition to implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).  In the letter, Seni...

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May 07, 2015

This week the U.S. Department of Education (ED) published final regulations on the Maintenance of Effort (MOE) requirement under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
 
The central purpose of these regulations is to clarify ...

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Jan 30, 2015

A new guidance document released earlier this month by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) offers several practical updates and pieces of information on how States and districts should implement the Community Eligibility Program (CEP)...

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May 02

Tierney Cahill is a 6th grade teacher in Reno, Nevada who ran for Congress to show her students that "real people can participate in government."  The story of her campaign - in which her students play a major and prominent role - is the su...

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