Apr 08, 2016
  In the second of three scheduled sessions, negotiators met in Washington, D.C. this week to discuss draft regulations on the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).  By law, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) is required to convene a Negot...
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Apr 01, 2016
The U.S. Department of Education (ED) announced today that it will soon release the first draft of regulations pertaining to implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).  These draft regulations will cover some of the topics dis...
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Mar 25, 2016
The negotiated rulemaking process for the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) officially began this week as negotiators on the rulemaking committee met for their first three-day session.  The rulemaking committee will help to develop regulati...
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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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Mar 14, 2016
The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) voted 16 to 6 in favor of approving John King’s nomination as Secretary of Education Wednesday morning.  King received support from all Democrats on the Committee, but a ...
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Mar 07, 2016
  (NASTID Past President Marcus Cheeks was selected to be one of the negotiators. He was nominated by the National Title I Association.)   ====================   Friday afternoon the U.S. Department of Education (ED) published the name...
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Feb 29, 2016
How should the U.S. Department of Education regulate under the Every Student Succeeds Act? People got a chance to share their thoughts with the department face-to-face during two hearings this month. But the public also got a chance to subm...
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Feb 29, 2016
A lot of the coverage of the federal fiscal 2016 budget approved last week dealt with how much, and how much more, various K-12 programs will get. But one thing you may have missed about the budget deal is how it impacts the timeline for th...
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