Articles about "USED"

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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The following was released from the U.S. Department of Education April 26, 2016:

 

 

Today, the U.S. Department of Education launched the seventh and final Investing in Innovation (i3) Development competition. Educators working with scho...

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May 29, 2015

This week, the Department of Education (ED) hosted a webinar on the implementation of the Uniform Grants Guidance (UGG). The webinar highlighted the goals of the UGG, which streamlines and consolidates eight existing circulars from the Offi...

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Apr 03, 2015

The U.S. Department of Education (ED) has issued updated guidance on how to align the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) for school meal programs with Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).  The guidance, issued at...

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Feb 23, 2015

Over the course of the past few weeks, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) has issued updated allocations to States for Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).  According to a memorandum accompanying the revised allo...

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Feb 07, 2015

This week, President Barack Obama unveiled his Fiscal Year 2016 budget request.  Though it will be tough to find support in the newly Republican-controlled Congress, he is still asking for a sizeable increase for the U.S. Department of Educ...

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The U.S. Department of Education (ED) quietly released data on State- and district-level teacher distribution in late December.  The “teacher equity profiles” were provided to States in November in order to help them draft plans to address ...

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Dec 26, 2014

Today the U.S. Department of Education (ED), along with a number of other federal agencies, published a joint interim final rule detailing how it plans to implement the Uniform Grants Guidance (UGG) issued by the Office of Management and Bu...

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The recent history of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act cannot be written without listing several complexities. First, with the signing of the No Child Left Behind Act in 2002 a new federal role in education was created. Second,...

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The US Department of Education (USED) is pushing ahead with several long-term initiatives. Two of these include expansion of the number of states with one-year extensions for their NCLB waivers and the other is a new competitive pre-schoo...

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Aug 15, 2014

This webinar will provide insights into what issues are being focused on by the National Association of State Boards of Education as they consider this difficult issue. Note that the US Department of Education (USED) has recently announc...

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Most of the 50,000 children who have crossed the border from Central America during the past few months are soon going to be entering schools across the nation. This is the law. National Public Radio reports that as the school year begin...

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Aug 06, 2014

As Congress moves into its August recess, with only two weeks left in the session (in September) before the November elections, legislation continues to be introduced. Some of the bills reflect key concepts and ideas that are announcing a...

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Feb 23, 2014

The coming week in Washington will see two Congressional hearings and several more leaks on the upcoming release of the president’s budget. The House education committee is holding a hearing on Thursday, February 27th at 10 AM Eastern on “E...

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On Friday, February 7th the US Department of Education announced six states and the District of Columbia would receive a combined total of $38 million to continue their school turnaround efforts. States announced today and their grant amoun...

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Dec 16, 2013

2014 is going to bring some interesting issues forward in the first part of the year, including some that will make it into the State-of-the-Union message.   Among those issues that will be given attention is inequality, which includes the ...

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On Wednesday, December 11th the US Department of Education posted on their site an announcement that the data released on the School Improvement Grants was going to be reevaluated.  They cited several problems with the analysis.  One of the...

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Oct 02, 2013

The American people do not like government; but they want it to work.  Over the years I have come to understand that this is a sentence that one party understands the first part and the other the second part; but neither seems to understand...

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Today the United States Department of Education updated its contingency plan for itself if the spending plan is not agreed to and their is a partial government shutdown.  This plan can be found at:

 http://www2.ed.gov/about/furlough2013/in...

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On August 23rd the US Department of Education published a notice of proposed rule making in the Federal Register that would eliminate the existing 2% rule. The following is their press release and embedded in it is the URL to see the Fede...

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From USED website - August 29th:

States Granted Waivers From No Child Left Behind Allowed to Reapply for Renewal for 2014 and 2015 School Years AUGUST 29, 2013

Contact:   Press Office, (202) 401-1576, press@ed.gov

As stude...

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Aug 29, 2013

On Friday, August 29th, the guidance for the second waivers is likely to be published in the Federal Register. While this may well be delayed, this means it will be out shortly.

 

On the USED website today (Aug 29th) is the follow...

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This is from USED communication August 13, 2013. This is being shared as many uninsured and their families are expected to be found in low-income communities. ------ The U.S. Department of Education is supporting the Administration’s e...

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