Oct 03, 2016
The U.S. Department of Education (ED) released yet another guidance document this week on the implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).  This new document covers schoolwide programs under Title I, updating and replacing guida...
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Sep 29, 2016
Dear SIG and Title I Directors:   The U.S. Department of Education (ED) has revised the fiscal year (FY) 2015 SIG allocations to award additional funds to States as shown in the attachment. The additional funds became available because ED...
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Sep 29, 2016
Dear Colleagues,   In case you missed it, yesterday Secretary King announced the U.S. Department of Education’s first Family Ambassador, Frances Frost, to increase parent and family engagement in education policy. The Family Ambassador po...
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Sep 28, 2016
Colleagues,   I wanted to let you know of two new documents that the Department released this week. First, we released non-regulatory guidance to help support the nation's educators and elevate the teaching profession using Title II, Part...
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Sep 27, 2016
Dear Stakeholder,     Today, the U.S. Department of Education released non-regulatory guidance to help support the nation's educators and elevate the teaching profession through Title II, Part A. The guidance encourages states and distri...
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Sep 26, 2016
Dear colleagues,   I am pleased to share that today the U.S. Department of Education (ED) is releasing non-regulatory guidance on Title III, Part A to help States, school districts, and schools provide effective services that improve the ...
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Sep 19, 2016
Speaking to Kentucky lawmakers Monday, Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN), one of the principal architects of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) urged States to do what they want under the new law.   Alexander spoke to State legislators at...
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Sep 19, 2016
U.S. Department of Education Releases New Guidance on Using Evidence to Strengthen Education Investments During Back to School Bus Tour  The U.S. Department of Education today released new guidance, Using Evidence to Strengthen Education...
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