Articles about "COVID-19"

Today, Education Secretary Miguel Cardona wrote a letter to educators and parents regarding new Centers for Disease Control recommendations and the recommendations’ impact on children with disabilities. This letter addresses the needs of st...

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January 12, 2022       This morning, the Biden-Harris Administration announced new actions to increase COVID-19 testing in schools.  The White House, ED, and CDC will host a call with stakeholders on Thursday, January 13, from 2 to 2:30...
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Dec 23, 2021

DEC 17, 2021

 

 

 

Dear colleagues,

 

I am pleased to share the Draft Frequently Asked Questions: Impact of COVID-19 on 2021-2022 Accountability Systems Required under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA). The pur...

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Nov 14, 2021

The U.S. Department of Education (ED) Office of Inspector General (OIG) recently released its oversight plan for fiscal year 2022 for COVID-19 stimulus funds.  The work will include both audit and investigation activities and will review ac...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 29, 2021
 

FACT SHEET:
President Biden to Announce New Actions to Get More Americans Vaccinated and Slow the Spread of the Delta Vari...

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Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona on CDC Guidance

07/27/2021 04:11 PM EDT
"Students are provided the best opportunity to learn and thrive when learning in person. We know the best way to safely do this is to ge...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 23, 2021

Contact: Press Office
(202) 401-1576 or press@ed.gov

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Dear colleagues,

I want to share the email below and the information attached that was sent to chief state school officers on Friday, July 2.

Best,

Patrick Rooney, Director
School Support and Accountability

 

 

From: Hone...

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Department will hold an Equity Summit Series starting this month

 

Today, building on the American Rescue Plan’s historic funding for schools as drivers of equity and opportunity, the Department of Education announced a series of actions ...

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Dear Intergovernmental stakeholders,

 

Attached and online, please find Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about how funding under the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Fund, including the American Rescue Plan (ARP) ...

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May 10, 2021

Save-The-Date

Lessons from the Field: How Schools and Districts are

Meeting the Social-Emotional and Mental Health Needs of Students and Staff

 

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 3:00 - 4:15 PM ET

 

Attention: Education Agencies, Education Pr...

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U.S. Department of Education Launches Best Practices Clearinghouse to Highlight Innovative Practices for Reopening Schools and Campuses

  04/30/2021 09:07 AM EDT
Today, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) launched the Sa...
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Apr 14, 2021

YOU'RE INVITED 

You are invited to join the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2021 Data Summit Series. Designed for the novice data user, the series will present a high-level overview of several data products and demonstrate how they can be used to a...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

April 9, 2021

Contact: Press Office
(202) 401-1576 or press@ed.gov

 

U.S. Department of Education Releases COVID-19 Handbook, Volume 2: Roadma...

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Apr 12, 2021

YOU'RE INVITED 

You are invited to join the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2021 Data Summit Series. Designed for the novice data user, the series will present a high-level overview of several data products and demonstrate how they can be used to a...

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Mar 30, 2021

Dear Colleagues,

 

Please review below and attached three important announcements: one from ED (about next week’s Best Practices Clearinghouse webinar), one from the CDC (a communications update from the School Staff Vaccination Program),...

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Mar 29, 2021

Save-the-Date

Lessons from the Field: Safely Reopening and Sustaining In-Person Instruction

 

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 | 3:00 - 4:00 PM ET

Register Here!

Attention: State and District Leaders, Faculty, Staff, Educators, Parents and ...

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MARCH 18, 2021

 

 

Dear Colleagues,

 

On January 21, 2021, President Biden issued Executive Order (E.O.) 14000, “Supporting the Reopening and Continuing Operation of Schools and Early Childhood Education Providers.” This E.O. directs t...

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March 9, 2021

 

Dear Education Partners,

 

On March 2, 2021, President Biden challenged all states, territories, and the District of Columbia to ensure every pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade (pre-K through 12) educator and school sta...

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Mar 01, 2021

As part of the effort to reopen schools – a stated priority for President Biden’s first 100 days in office – various federal agencies have been tasked with issuing guidance outlining what would be considered safety standards for reopening. ...

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Oct 27, 2020

“Education Technology Resources to Support Students With or At Risk for Disabilities During COVID19”

A WEBINAR for Special Education Practitioners, Administrators, Parents, and Stakeholders

Wednesday, October 28, 1PM to 2PM eastern

(plus...

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August 14, 2020

 

Dear colleagues,

The COVID-19 pandemic has posed incredible educational challenges, including numerous school closures and created an unprecedented level of activity in the online learning space. Relatedly, as states, d...

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On Monday, August 10, 2020, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. ET, the U.S. Department of Education (the Department), Office of Safe and Supportive Schools (OSSS) and its Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools (REMS) Technical Assistance (...

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Department launches $600,000 competition to advance student-centered technology education

 

As part of her continuing charge to state and local education leaders to rethink school, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today a...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 25, 2020
Contact: Press Office
(202) 401-1576 or press@ed.gov

 

Secretary DeVos Issues Rule to Ensure CARES Act Funding Serves All Students

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Dear colleagues,

 

Please see this note and attached fact sheet that were sent to chief state school officers earlier this afternoon.

 

Best,

Patrick

Patrick Rooney
Director, School Support & Accountability

   

 

From: Hone...

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May 15, 2020

TITLE IX REGULATIONS

 

 

 

On May 6, Secretary DeVos took action to strengthen Title IX protections for survivors of sexual misconduct and to restore due process in campus proceedings to ensure all students can pur...

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Apr 30, 2020

Dear Intergovernmental stakeholders,

 

Today, the U.S. Department of Education released Providing Equitable Services to Students and Teachers in Non-Public Schools under CARES Act Programs.  

 

The purpose of this document is to provide...

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Apr 29, 2020

Dear colleagues,

 

I hope you are all staying safe and healthy. I wanted to let you know that the Department released two new COVID-19 fact sheets that may be of interest to you. Please follow the links to view the full documents. As a re...

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Apr 28, 2020

 

 

FCC Media Contact:

Press Office, (202) 418-2156

mediarelations@fcc.gov

 

ED Media Contact:   

Press Office, (202) 401-1576 

press@ed.gov

 

For Immediate Release

 

FCC AND U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION PROMOTE REMOTE EDUCATION...

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U.S. Department of Education sent this bulletin at 04/23/2020 02:30 PM EDT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 23, 2020
Contact: Press Office
(202) 401-1576 or press@ed.gov

 

Flexible CARES Act funds empower state and local education leaders to t...

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Elementary and secondary education stakeholders,

Please join senior officials from the U.S. Department of Education for a COVID-19 briefing. The briefing will provide an overview of the Department’s implementation of the Coronavirus Aid...

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Apr 21, 2020

The U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued new guidance to federal agencies which describes how they should administer funds from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

Among the requests from OMB is that ...

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Apr 15, 2020

With schools and businesses around the country closed, lawmakers too have headed back home to shelter in place.  While they had originally anticipated returning to Washington the week of April 20th, now lawmakers have given themselves until...

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Dear colleagues,

 

The Department realizes that due to the extended school closures over the past month due to the national emergency caused the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, you are dealing with many competing, time-sensitive demands. As ...

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Dear colleagues,

I want to share this fact sheet that was released yesterday, which responds to frequently asked questions related to the use of grant funds from the U.S. Department of Education during the novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (C...

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Apr 02, 2020

Register here
We are experiencing technical issues. If you get an error message when you try to sign up, use this form to get a streaming copy of the webinar the week of the 6th.

A full recording and slides will be sent to...

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