Dept of Education Tag

DeVos Speaks to CCSSO at Annual Legislative Conference

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos spoke to the Council of Chief State School Officers at their annual legislative conference. DeVos stated, “Once your state has developed a plan to provide a quality education in an environment that is safe and nurturing for all children,...

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Secretary King’s Memo Examines Last 8 Years on Education and ESSA

Secretary King issued an exit memo about the Department’s efforts over the last eight years on education and ESSA. King wrote that ESSA was a “bipartisan achievement” and the successful implementation of the act is “critical to the advancement of the nation’s educational progress.” King also...

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Idaho to Release State ESSA Plan

Jeff Church, spokesman for the state Dept. of Education, indicated that Idaho is planning to release a draft of its state plan within the next few weeks. Education leaders will seek public input on that plan through November.

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Education World’s Top 4 Takeaways on ESSA Guidlines

Education World reviewed recent ESSA guidelines released by the Dept. of Education and complied their four top takeaways. They concluded that the guidelines clarify the definition of homeless youth; address foster youth; pressure states to align standards for English learners to state content standards; and...

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