Sep 18, 2017
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos kicked off a back-to-school tour on Tuesday, visiting schools in six States through today.  The four-day trip, named the “Rethink School” tour, has brought DeVos to a variety of K-12 schools and institutio...
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Sep 13, 2017
The National Title I Association is partnering with Dr. Chad Lochmiller, Indiana University, in a multi-year research study.  The purpose of this study is to examine how officials within state education agencies, particularly Title I direct...
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Sep 11, 2017
Congress passed a legislative package on Thursday that will avert a government shutdown at the end of the month, raise the debt ceiling to avoid default, and provide disaster aid to victims of Hurricane Harvey.   Legislators were already ...
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Sep 06, 2017
Evidence for ESSA was released on February 28, 2017 by the Johns Hopkins University Center for Research and Reform in Education (CRRE) to help education leaders at all levels easily identify programs and practices that meet the ESSA evidenc...
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Sep 05, 2017
Retired Representative and former Chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce John Kline (R-MN) wrote in the trade publication Education Week late Friday, expressing concern about the rumors that some States may seek waiv...
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Aug 29, 2017
The U.S. Departments of Labor (DOL) and Education (ED) published changes to previous guidance on Thursday related to performance accountability under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act(WIOA).  These changes provided some clarifica...
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Aug 22, 2017
Thank you to all who were able to attend last month’s ESSA State Collaboration Convening, hosted by the Office of State Support and the State Support Network. Over 40 states and territories were represented at the half-day meeting held adja...
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Aug 22, 2017
Each year, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issues the Single Audit Compliance Supplement, previously known as OMB Circular A-133 Compliance Supplement, which acts a guidebook for single audits for all non-federal entities that exp...
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