Articles about "CR"

Sep 06, 2017

Evidence for ESSA was released on February 28, 2017 by the Johns Hopkins University Center for Research and Reform in Education (CRRE) to help education leaders at all levels easily identify programs and practices that meet the ESSA evidenc...

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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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May 01, 2017

Today Congress acted to pass a short-term “continuing resolution” or “CR” which will fund the federal government for the next week. This measure will now go to the President for approval. If signed, it will keep the federal government opera...

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Apr 07, 2017

A group of Democrats in Congress have written to the Trump Administration asking them to offer clear guidance on the rights of undocumented immigrants in education.  The letter, addressed to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Secretary of Educ...

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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 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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Dec 12, 2016

Just before Thanksgiving, President-elect Donald Trump announced that he would nominate Betsy DeVos to be Secretary of Education. DeVos is a Michigan philanthropist – her husband is Amway heir Dick DeVos – and former chair of the Michigan R...

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NOTE: U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr., joined by Deputy Assistant to the President Roberto Rodríguez and President and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, will hold a press call at 2:30 p.m. ET today (Au...

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Jun 24, 2016

In a letter to State chiefs sent Thursday, U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King said he wants to make sure that States are talking to a large and diverse group of stakeholders as they work to develop new accountability plans under the E...

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Dec 16, 2014

In a series of tense debates and votes Thursday, Congress managed to avoid a government shutdown and took steps toward final passage of full-year appropriations. Members of Congress announced last week that they had come to an agreement ...

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May 02

Doris Kearns Goodwin is a celebrated presidential biographer who is in great demand as a public speaker.  Her definitive book on the Johnson presidency is called "Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream."

Not only was she Johnson's biographe...

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