Nov 21, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump’s team has actively switched into transition mode since the election last week, vetting and meeting with potential candidates to fill cabinet and agency positions.  Rumors are flying over who will be chosen to l...
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Nov 15, 2016
On Tuesday, Donald Trump shocked pollsters, reporters, pundits, and officials in Washington by winning the Electoral College and becoming the President-Elect of the United States.  As Trump’s transition team prepares to take office in Janua...
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Nov 08, 2016
As the deadline for filing comments on the proposed supplement, not supplant regulations pursuant to the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and issued by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) draws to a close, a number of national organizati...
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Nov 01, 2016
Speaking at a policy forum hosted by the Council on Great City Schools last week, policy advisors for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump laid out what voters might expect from their candidates’ presidential administrations.  Speaking for Clin...
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Oct 25, 2016
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 24, 2016
New guidance focusing on Title IV, Part A of the ESEA, the Student Support and Academic Enrichment (SSAE) program was released by the U.S. Department of Education.  Through this guidance, the Department provides resources, tools and example...
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Oct 18, 2016
Though the 2016 presidential candidates have often discussed their plans to address college affordability and student debt, K-12 education has failed to gain traction as a major policy issue throughout this year’s presidential election, but...
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Oct 12, 2016
The U.S. Department of Education published regulations today to help ensure that new teachers are ready to succeed in the classroom and that every student is taught by a great educator. The regulations build on progress happening across the...
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