June 2017
Jun 28, 2017

Dear State Assessment Directors and Title I Directors,


I am writing to provide information to States about the implementation of provisions regarding English language proficiency (ELP) standards and assessments in Title I of the Eleme...

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Jun 26, 2017

The U.S. Department of Education (ED) issued initial feedback last week on three State plans that were submitted within the first submission window earlier this year.  The feedback prompted concerns from State education officials and member...

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Jun 19, 2017

An internal memorandum to U.S. Department of Education (ED) staff, obtained by the government watchdog organization ProPublica, would significantly change how the agency’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) handles various complaints. 

The mem...

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Jun 12, 2017

In a hearing before a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Tuesday, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos was called to defend the budget proposal put forth for the U.S. Department of Education (ED) by President Trump for fiscal year (FY) 2018. ...

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