Articles about "guidance"

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of Education (ED) announced today that it will rescind nearly 600 guidance documents across the agency for being outdated, unnecessary, or ineffective.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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Jun 26, 2017

The U.S. Department of Education (ED) issued initial feedback last week on three State plans that were submitted within the first submission window earlier this year.  The feedback prompted concerns from State education officials and member...

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Apr 03, 2017

The U.S. Department of Education (ED) has released a new document outlining how peer reviewers should approach review of consolidated State plans submitted to the agency under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Under ESSA, ED is require...

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Feb 27, 2017

The U.S. Departments of Education (ED) and Justice (DOJ) jointly issued a “Dear Colleague” letter (DCL) Wednesday evening rescinding the guidance published last May by the Obama Administration requiring schools to allow transgender students...

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Feb 07, 2017

In a “Dear Colleague” letter sent earlier this week, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) announced that it will temporarily pause its technical assistance efforts, specifically the weekly webinar series it had planned to carry out to prov...

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This morning, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) released non-regulatory guidance for the new block grant under Title IV of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).  In this guidance document, ED provides key information on the provisions ...

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Oct 11, 2016

In a letter sent to Chief State School Officers on Monday, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) announced plans to issue additional non-regulatory guidance for the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) by the end of the calendar year.  ED rece...

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Oct 03, 2016

The U.S. Department of Education (ED) released yet another guidance document this week on the implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).  This new document covers schoolwide programs under Title I, updating and replacing guida...

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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...

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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...

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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...
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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 ...

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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...



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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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Jul 18, 2016

Among the core themes of the changes in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) is the move from a focus on “core academic subjects” to a “well-rounded education.” On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) released guidance designed...

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Mar 18, 2016

The U.S. Department of Education (ED) has issued its first round of guidance regarding changes made to the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).  The guidance, required by ESSA and published by ED ...

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