Articles about "ESEA"

Dear Colleagues,

 

Last summer, States and school districts reported, for the first time, school-by-school spending data required by the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (...

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Dear State Title II, Part A Directors,

 

As most of you know, the U.S. Department of Education conducts annual surveys of both SEAs and LEAs to determine how they use Title II, Part A funds; the surveys fulfill the Title II, Part A report...

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United States Department of Education

Office of State Grant and Program Support

 

November 9, 2020

 

 

Dear Chief State School Officer:

 

Several weeks ago, I sent the message below to State Program Directors who work with pro...

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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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Jun 16, 2020

National Association of ESEA State Program Administrators (NAESPA)
Ensuring Student Equity and Access

All of us have witnessed unconscionable recent acts of violence that are just the latest in an unending series of crimes that have devalue...


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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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Dear colleagues,

 

Please see the information below regarding flexibility being offered by the Department. I hope everyone is staying safe and healthy.

 

Best,

Patrick

Patrick Rooney
Director, School Support and Accountability

 

 

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January 23, 2020

 

Good afternoon.  Please see attached documents related to preliminary FY 2020 Title I allocations that the U.S. Department of Education released to States earlier today. 

 

Best regards,

 

Todd                 

 

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Dear Title I, Part D State Directors:

 

To support your planning for school year (SY) 2020-2021, attached (via links below) are three tables related to fiscal year (FY) 2020 (SY 2020-2021) preliminary allocations for Title I, Part D (Prog...

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Dear State Directors:

 

Attached (via links in this paragrph) are fiscal year (FY) 2020 (school year (SY) 2020-2021) preliminary estimates of State allocations for the Education for Homeless Children and Youth (Homeless Education), Suppor...

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Dear Colleagues,

 

The U.S. Department of Education (Department) is pleased to announce a new State Support Network community of practice (CoP) focused on Network Improvement Implementation.

 

This CoP is designed to support state educa...

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Today (12/12/2019) the Census Bureau published the 2018 LEA poverty estimates that ED will use to calculate fiscal year (FY) 2020 (school year 2020-2021) Title I allocations.  We sent the attached notifications about this release to States....

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Invitation: Assessment, Accountability, and Instructional Policies and Practices for Improving Outcomes for English Learners Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Exchange Series  

 

The State Support Network (the Network) is pleased to invite you to partic...

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Hello everyone,

 

This is a reminder that the liquidation period for fiscal year (FY) 2017 funds for the programs listed in the table below administered by School Support and Accountability (SSA) and made available under Public Law (PL) 1...

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Dear colleagues,

 

Please see the letter below that was shared with chief state school officers earlier today.

 

Best,

Patrick Rooney

 

 

From: Honeysett, Adam <Adam.Honeysett@ed.gov>
Sent: Friday, October 11, 2019 9:10 AM
Subject...

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From: Honeysett, Adam <Adam.Honeysett@ed.gov
Sent: Wednesday, August 7, 2019 3:09 PM
Subject: Ed-Flex Application Release and Webinar Announcement

 

August 9, 2019

 

Dear Chief State School Officer:

 

Ed-Flex Application Webin...



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Colleagues, I wanted to share a resource that was sent to chief state school officers earlier this week (07/22/2019) that highlights the work of the State Support Network.

 

Best,

Patrick

 

From: Honeysett, Adam <Adam.Honeysett@ed....

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Dear colleagues,

 

I wanted to send along the announcement below that was shared with chief state school officers earlier this morning (06/14/2019).

 

Best,

Patrick

 

 

From: Honeysett, Adam <Adam.Honeysett@ed.gov
Sent: Friday,...

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Dear Title III Directors,

I am writing to let you know about a new resource that the Department released this week to support States as you implement requirements under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as amended ...

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"This webinar will be informative to both LEAs and SEAs. It is designed to provide a high-level overview of the tool and demonstrate its functionality. Those in attendance will also be able to request individualized technical assistance fro...
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Mar 12
Mar 12, 2018

Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) introduced new legislation this week to improve school safety.  The School Safety and Mental Health Service Improvement Act would amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) to expand the allowable...

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Feb 20
Feb 20, 2018

President Trump submitted his budget request for fiscal year (FY) 2019 to Congress on Monday, as Congress still works to finalize funding levels for the current fiscal year.  Overall, the budget proposes cutting approximately 5 percent from...

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Sep 13, 2017

The National Title I Association is partnering with Dr. Chad Lochmiller, Indiana University, in a multi-year research study.  The purpose of this study is to examine how officials within state education agencies, particularly Title I direct...

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Sep 05, 2017

Retired Representative and former Chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce John Kline (R-MN) wrote in the trade publication Education Week late Friday, expressing concern about the rumors that some States may seek waiv...

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Jul 18
Jul 18, 2017

The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education held a meeting yesterday to mark up the fiscal year (FY) 2018 funding bill for the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services, Education (ED), and L...

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Jun 28
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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May 24, 2017

May 19, 2017

 

Thank you for your continued work with State and local stakeholders to develop thoughtful consolidated State plans in order to implement the new requirements in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as ...

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May 08
May 08, 2017

This week the House and Senate passed legislation which will fund the federal government for the remainder of federal fiscal year (FY) 2017.  Under the new legislation, funding for programs including Title I, Part A of the Elementary and Se...

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Feb 14
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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Nov 08
Nov 08, 2016

As the deadline for filing comments on the proposed supplement, not supplant regulations pursuant to the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and issued by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) draws to a close, a number of national organizati...

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Oct 24

New guidance focusing on Title IV, Part A of the ESEA, the Student Support and Academic Enrichment (SSAE) program was released by the U.S. Department of Education.  Through this guidance, the Department provides resources, tools and example...

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Sep 27
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

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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Aug 15, 2016

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued a report Monday which cautioned States and the U.S. Department of Education (ED) against relying too heavily on the large-scale waivers of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ES...

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Jul 18, 2016

Among the core themes of the changes in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) is the move from a focus on “core academic subjects” to a “well-rounded education.” On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) released guidance designed...

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Jun 13, 2016

Legislation approved earlier this week by the Senate Appropriations Committee would provide small increases for some education programs, but would decimate funding for newly consolidated programs under Title IV of the Elementary and Seconda...

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Dec 11
Dec 11, 2015

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) passed the United States Senate on Wednesday morning with a vote of 85-12.  President Obama signed it into law yesterday morning, effectively replacing No Child Left Behind and completing a reauthorizat...

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Dec 11
Dec 11, 2015

December 10, 2015

 

Dear Colleagues:

 

Today President Obama signed into law the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which reauthorizes the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA).  This new bipartisan law, which will repla...

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Dec 10
Dec 10, 2015

Today, President Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) into law, reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). Below is more information from the U.S. Department of Education.

 

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This m...

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Dec 09
Dec 09, 2015

Today the U.S. Senate voted 85-12 to pass the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), completing Congressional reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).  The bill passed despite complaints from conservative Republican...

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Dec 03
Dec 03, 2015

WASHINGTON—In advance of the House and Senate votes on the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the National Governors Association (NGA) today announced its full endorsement of the bill. The endorsement is a unique move—one not taken in nearl...

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Dec 02, 2015

The National Title I Association, in collaboration with the National Association of Federal Education Program Administrators and the National Association of State Directors of Special Education, sent the following letter to Congress urging ...

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Nov 24
Nov 24, 2015

In two days of short meetings punctuated by votes in the House and Senate, a bipartisan group of conferees agreed on a framework for reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).  Despite months of delays in both cha...

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Oct 16
Oct 16, 2015

As Congress returns to Washington after a week-long holiday recess, lawmakers are coming back to full plates – and little progress on reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).  Staff are reportedly still working ...

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Sep 24
Sep 24, 2015

After its traditional month-long August recess, Congress came back to a full plate of tasks to accomplish before the end of the year.  The crowded schedule – and the high stakes involved in each of these items – will make for an exciting fa...

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Aug 14
Aug 14, 2015

As members of the House and Senate enjoy a month-long break from Washington, the number of legislative priorities that are in need of attention in September continue to pile up. Time-sensitive issues such as the annual appropriation bills a...

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Aug 03
Aug 03, 2015

The process for reconciling the House and Senate bills reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) is officially under way.  This week, a bipartisan “Gang of Four” met to begin negotiating a proposal that can pass both t...

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Jul 24
Jul 24, 2015

Ten different education advocacy groups sent a letter to House and Senate leaders this week urging both chambers to continue the momentum on reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).  Both chambers have passed their o...

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Jul 17
Jul 17, 2015

Education advocates across the country are in a state of disbelief as both the House and Senate have now passed legislation to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).  However, the two bills must now be reconciled wit...

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Jul 17
Jul 17, 2015

After nearly two weeks of debate and considering dozens of amendments, the Senate passed the Every Child Achieves Act (ECAA) by a vote of 81-17.  The bill reauthorizes the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), but backs away from t...

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Jul 13
Jul 13, 2015

After nearly nine years of failed attempts and false starts, the U.S. House of Representatives managed to pass, in just one day, a reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).  GOP leaders originally attempted to br...

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Jun 29
Jun 29, 2015

Last week, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor-HHS-Education held a two-hour markup on its annual funding bill for fiscal year (FY) 2016.  This week, the corresponding Senate Subcommittee held a 20-minute markup before both bills...

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Jun 22
Jun 22, 2015

The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor-HHS-Education held its markup of the fiscal year (FY) 2016 spending bill this week, and the Senate’s corresponding subcommittee is scheduled to follow suit next week.  The House bill currently ...

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Jun 15
Jun 15, 2015

A group of lawmakers representing the three major Congressional minority groups – the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, and the Congressional Black Caucus, collectively known as the “tri-caucus”...

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Jun 05
Jun 05, 2015

Representatives Tom Reed (R-NY) and Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) have introduced legislation that would allow parents to opt their children out of the standardized tests required under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
 
According to the leg...

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May 22
May 22, 2015

With the reintroduction of a bill in the House and Senate, it seems Members of Congress are still hoping to push early education legislation through this Congress.  The Strong Start for America’s Children Act, originally introduced in 2013,...

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May 14
May 14, 2015

Congress has arguably come further in the process of reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) this year than at any time since No Child Left Behind was passed in 2001.  The House Committee on Education and the Workfor...

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Apr 17
Apr 17, 2015

Just a week after it was introduced, the Every Child Achieves Act (ECAA), which would reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Act (ESEA), was unanimously reported out of Committee in the Senate.
 
Members of the Senate Committee on Health, E...

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Apr 10
Apr 10, 2015

On Tuesday, Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-WA) released new legislation designed to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act...

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Apr 03
Apr 03, 2015

The U.S. Department of Education (ED) has issued updated guidance on how to align the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) for school meal programs with Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).  The guidance, issued at...

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Mar 30
Mar 30, 2015

In speeches to Council of Chief State School Officers conference attendees Tuesday, members of Congress insisted that the drive to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) was still alive and that leadership in both the...

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Feb 27
Feb 27, 2015

In the latter half of this week, the U.S. House of Representatives considered – but ultimately failed to pass – a bill that would reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).  While the House completed many hours of debate...

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Feb 23
Feb 23, 2015

Over the course of the past few weeks, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) has issued updated allocations to States for Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).  According to a memorandum accompanying the revised allo...

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Feb 17

The President emphasizes the critical role of education in his weekly address, printed in its entirety below.

 

Remarks of President Barack Obama

Weekly Address

Palo Alto, California

February 14, 2015


Hi, everybody.  In my State of th...

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Feb 17
Feb 17, 2015

A report issued today by the White House strongly criticizes legislation to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), cleared Wednesday by the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.  The report criticizes the s...

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Feb 12
Feb 12, 2015

There has been a lot of promising action on Capitol Hill recently surrounding the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).  Senate Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-TN) shared a draft reauthorization bill fo...

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Feb 07
Feb 07, 2015

This week, President Barack Obama unveiled his Fiscal Year 2016 budget request.  Though it will be tough to find support in the newly Republican-controlled Congress, he is still asking for a sizeable increase for the U.S. Department of Educ...

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Jan 22
Jan 22, 2015

On January 20, 2015, the National Title I Association wrote to the education committees of both the Senate and the House of Representatives urging Congress to reauthorize the Elementary & Secondary Education Act (ESEA).  To say it is long o...

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Jan 21
Jan 21, 2015

Early this week, Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-TN) released a draft of a bill that would reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).  The bill, tentatively titl...

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Dec 16
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 on ...

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Oct 30

In a letter sent to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today, a number of civil rights groups say they are concerned that the large scale waivers of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) currently in place in the majority o...

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Sep 05
Sep 05, 2014

Starting this month, legislative updates will be provided by the firm of Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC. Based in Washington, DC, the Firm has more than three decades of experience in education policy. Our first legislative update – offering a...

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Aug 15
Aug 15, 2014

This webinar will provide insights into what issues are being focused on by the National Association of State Boards of Education as they consider this difficult issue. Note that the US Department of Education (USED) has recently announced ...

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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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Sep 11
Sep 11, 2013

The Congress will only be meeting for only nine legislative days this month. During that time they are expected to take up a continuing resolution, but in a burst of activity the House and Senate education committees are holding hearings an...

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