Oct 23, 2017
The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) voted on Wednesday to approve President Trump’s nominee for General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Education – Carlos Muñiz – along with a number of nominees for other...
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Oct 17, 2017
Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) released proposed priorities for determining recipients of discretionary grants.  While these eleven priorities are not official requirements for receiving discretionary funding, they do indi...
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Oct 10, 2017
The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) held a hearing on Tuesday to gather testimony from State chiefs on implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and how States are innovating under the new law...
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Oct 02, 2017
President Trump called on the U.S. Department of Education (ED) this week to direct more competitive grant money to recipients that focus on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), as well as computer science activities.  ...
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Sep 25, 2017
As part of its ongoing work to aid hurricane relief efforts, today the Department of Education released new non-regulatory guidance to help Department grantees and program participants remove barriers to restoring teaching and learning envi...
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Sep 25, 2017
In a new “Dear Colleague” letter issued this morning, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) announced that it will rescind a 2011 Dear Colleague letter on campus sexual violence along with a 2014 Questions and Answers document on the same t...
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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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