Mar 13, 2017
Dear colleagues, We have received a few questions about the teacher certification requirements with respect to charter school teachers with the change to remove the Highly Qualified Teacher requirements. In response, we developed the respo...
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Mar 06, 2017
March 1, 2017   Dear Representative/Senator:   The 2,000 undersigned national, state, and local organizations urge you to help ensure adequate funding for programs funded through annual appropriations, by continuing the bipartisan pract...
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Mar 06, 2017
President Donald Trump made his first speech to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday evening, outlining his views for the future of the country under his Administration.  The President spent a short amount of time discussing education pol...
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Mar 02, 2017
Baltimore, Maryland – Today the Center for Research and Reform in Education (CRRE) at Johns Hopkins University has released its much anticipated new website called Evidence for ESSA, a free web-based resource that provides easy access to in...
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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 20, 2017
In a letter to Chief State School Officers late last Friday, newly-confirmed Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos offered new guidance on the timeline for implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) under the new administration.   Th...
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Feb 14, 2017
February 10, 2017   Dear Chief State School Officer:   Thank you for the important work you and stakeholders in your State are engaged in to develop new State plans and transition to the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which reauthor...
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Feb 13, 2017
The House of Representatives approved two resolutions this week that would roll back regulations in two areas: accountability and State plan rules under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and teacher preparation rules under the Higher Ed...
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