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Oct 21, 2021

Dear Colleague,

 

The U.S. Departments of Education and Treasury invite you to an upcoming two-part webinar series – “Using American Rescue Plan Funds and Other Federal Supports to Address State and Local Teacher and School Staff Labor Sh...

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Oct 12, 2021

October 7, 2021

 

 

Dear Colleagues,

 

I wanted to let you know about some upcoming activities related to bullying prevention later this month. Please feel free to share with your colleagues and networks.

 

  1. On October 26, 2021, at ...
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OSEP Update

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October 2021

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The Connector

September 2021

Updates From the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans

Hispani...


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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sept. 21, 2021
Contact: Press Office
(202) 401-1576 or press@ed.gov

 

U.S. Department of Education Announces 2021 National Blue Ribbon...

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You're Invited
Please join us for the next U.S. Department of Education STEM Webinar:
Data Literacy
October 15, 2021         2:00 - 3:30 PM ET

Register HERE.

See below and the attached flyer for more details. Feel free to share.

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Sep 14, 2021

U.S. Department of Education Announces Return-to-School Road Trip to Spotlight Safe Return to In-Person Learning

  SEPTEMBER 14, 2021   Contact:   Press Office, (202) 401-1576, press@ed.gov       ...
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OSEP Update

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September 2021

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Back to School!

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September 2021, Volume 2, Issue 11

U.S. Department of Education

Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE)

OESE Newsflash: PK-12 Grantee News

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AUGUST 31, 2021   Contact:   Press Office, (202) 401-1576, press@ed.gov      

Students across the country continue to return to in-person learning after more than a year of varied access to the educational opport...

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New Guidance Reaffirms Importance of Full Implementation of Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amidst...


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U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights Announces Civil Rights Data Collection for the 2021-22 School Year

  AUGUST 13, 2021   Contact:   Press Office, (202) 401-1576, press@ed.gov   ...
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Aug 10, 2021

 

 

 

As part of this week’s Back to School activities, the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education invites you to join our final virtual session of the Summer Learning and Enrichment Collaborative this Thursday, August 12th from 3:...

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From: ED Stakeholder <EDStakeHolder@ed.gov>
Date: Mon, Aug 9, 2021 at 1:00 PM
Subject: 

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OSEP Update

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August 2021

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August 2021, Volume 2, Issue 10

Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE)

Office of State Grant and Program Support Newsletter

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August 2, 2021 

Contact: Press Office
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 
July 28, 2021  

Contact: Press Office
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Department of Education Releases $600 ...

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Jul 27, 2021

Tue, Jul 27, 2021 at 2:19 PM EDT

 

Dear Colleagues,

 

As we wind down summer, the Department is planning some exciting Back to School activities for the week of August 9th.  We hope you can join us for some or all of these unique opport...

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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

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Jul 26, 2021

Save-The-Date

- Lessons from the Field Webinar Series -

Returning to School: Strategies for Supporting Staff

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 | 3:00 - 4:15 PM ET

 

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

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APPROVED STATE PLANS

This week, the Department announced approval of seven American Rescue Plan (ARP) Elementary and Secondary Emergency Relief (ESSER) Fund state plans -- ArkansasMassachusettsRhode IslandSouth DakotaTexasUtah, a...

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OSEP's July 2021 UpdateCourchaine, Tara shared a file with you Dear Larry, Gregg, Dan and Diana, We are preparing for the briefing with Kat

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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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U.S. Department of Education Invites States and School Districts to Apply for Additional $600 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds for Students Experiencing Homelessness

  JULY 6, 2021   Contact:   Press O...
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Department of Education Implements TEACH Grant Program Changes to Benefit Teachers and Students

  American Families Plan would double TEACH Grant Amount and make additional program enhancements   JULY 1, ...
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July 2021, Volume 2, Issue 9

Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE)

Office of State Grant and Program Support Newsletter

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, July 1, 2021
Contact: Press Office
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U.S. Department of Education Releases More Than $3 Billi...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, July 1, 2021
Contact: Press Office
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U.S. Department of Education Releases More Than $3 Billi...

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U.S. Department of Education Confirms Title IX Protects Students from Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity 06/16/2021 12:55 PM EDT
The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights today issued a Not...
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U.S. Department of Education Posts State Plans for Use of American Rescue Plan Funds to Support Students and the Safe and Sustained Reopening of Schools 06/14/2021 09:54 AM EDT
Today, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) post...
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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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June 2021, Volume 2, Issue 8

Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE)

Office of State Grant and Program Support Newsletter

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OSEP Update

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June 2021

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ED Announces State Allocations of $800 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds to Support Students Experiencing Homelessness

On April 23, the Department announced plans to distribute $800 million under the American Rescue Plan's Elementary a...

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May 24, 2021

Lessons from the Field -

Returning to In-Person Learning: Supporting Students, Especially Those with Disabilities, through Intensive Instruction, Effective Learning Environments and Family Engagement

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 | 3:00 - 4...

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May 24, 2021

 

The 8th Annual ED Games Expo (All-Virtual) Visit disclaimer page
June 1 to 5, 2021

Welcome to the 8th Annual ED Games Expo, an all-virtual event from June 1 to 5, 2021. The Expo showcases game-changing innovations in educatio...


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Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights Announces Virtual Public Hearing to Gather Information for the Purpose of Improving Enforcement of Title IX 05/17/2021 01:58 PM EDT
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Colleagues...

 

As we end Teacher Appreciation Week, I wanted to share a blog from Secretary Cardona to America’s teachers.  Please share with your members and networks.

 

https://blog.ed.gov/2021/05/a-letter-to-americas-teachers/

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OSEP Update

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May 2021

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May 2021, Volume 2, Issue 7

Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE)

Office of State Grant and Program Support Newsletter

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Education Department Announces State Allocations of $800 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds to Support Students Experiencing Homelessness

  ED Distributing $200 Million to States Monday   APRIL 23, 202...
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Apr 26, 2021

 

 

 

Lessons from the Field: Family & Community Engagement and Returning to In-Person Instruction

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 3:00 - 4:00 PM ET

 

Attention: Education Agencies, Education Providers and Family & Community Engagement Staf...

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Apr 22, 2021

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Apr 22, 2021

April 22, 2021

Dear Superintendent:

 

    I hope this letter finds you well in these challenging times. I write to let you know about current efforts by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) to address question...

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Apr 22, 2021

Award Honors Schools, Districts, and Postsecondary Institutions for Reducing Environmental Impact and Costs, Improving Health and Wellness, Offering Effective Sustainability Education

APRIL 22, 2021 ...
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Apr 21, 2021
U.S. Education Department Releases State Plan Template for the American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund 04/21/2021 10:18 AM EDT

 

Today, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) released the State p...
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Apr 20, 2021

USDA Issues Pandemic Flexibilities for Schools and Day Care Facilities through June 2022 to Support Safe Reopening and Healthy, Nutritious Meals

 

Nutrition standards return with options and resources
to support safety and ...

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 April 2021

Sign Up to Receive The Family, School & Community Engagement Newsletter

American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief

On March 17, the U.S. Department of Edu...

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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

 

Lessons from the Field: Guidance for Early Childhood Education Programs and Providers

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 | 3:00 - 4:00 PM ET

ATTENTION: State and Local Education Agencies and Early Childhood Education Providers

As our...

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April 2021, Volume 2, Issue 6

Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE)

Office of State Grant and Program Support Newsletter

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OSEP's April 2021 Update

OSEP Update

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April 2021

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Apr 06, 2021

Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights Launches Comprehensive Review of Title IX Regulations to Fulfill President Biden’s Executive Order Guaranteeing an Educational Environment Free from Sex Discrimination

  04/06/2021 09:08 A...
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Apr 01, 2021
 

REL Webinar: Taking Action to Address the Teacher Supply Chain

We invite you to join a REL Central webinar exploring how a new tool that predicts patterns of teacher shortages is being used to...

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Date: Mon, Mar 29, 2021 at 11:34 AM
Subject: Celebrating Heroic Women - digital resources
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Dear Colleagues,

 

In celebration of Women’s History Month, the First Lady’s Office and the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Amer...





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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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$122 billion from the American Rescue Plan will help achieve President Biden’s goal to open the majority of K-8 schools within his first 100 days in office

  MARCH 17, 2021   Contact:   Press Office, (202) ...
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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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March 2021, Volume 2, Issue 5

Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE)

Office of State Grant and Program Support Newsletter

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March 8, 2021

 

Dear colleagues,

 

Please see the information below that was shared with chief state school officers earlier this morning.

 

Best,

Patrick Rooney, Director
School Support and Accountability

 

From: Honeysett, Ada...


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from: Honeysett, Adam <Adam.Honeysett@ed.gov>
date: Mar 2, 2921, 3:01 PM
subject: Letter from Education Secretary Miguel Cardona: Working Together for Students

 

To our Nation’s Educators and Education Stakeholders:  

 

Thank you for givi...



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OSEP Update

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March 2021

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February 22, 2021

 

Dear colleagues,

Please see the letter below that was sent to all chief state school officers earlier this afternoon.

Best,

Patrick Rooney, Director
School Assesssment and Accountability

 

From: Honeysett, Adam...


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Feb 14, 2021

February 12, 2021

 

Dear Colleagues,

Please see the invitation below and attached for a webinar next week regarding the joint CDC and ED guidance released today. Please share with your colleagues in your state and districts.

 

Best,

P...

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January 2021 OSEP Update

In This Issue:

Inside OSEP: Laurie's Letter

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January 2021, Volume 2, Issue 4

Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE)

Office of State Grant and Program Support Newsletter

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Dear Colleagues,

 

The Department’s Office of Safe and Supportive Schools, in partnership with CDC, will present a webinar next Wednesday, January 13, Returning to School: Mitigation and  Mental Health Strategies. Please see the attached ...

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Dear colleagues,

 

Happy new year! I am sharing the enclosed fact sheet that the Department released today regarding the waivers granted by USDA for the school meal programs and its impact on certain state-administered programs under the ...

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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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OSEP's December 2020 Update: Federal COVID-19 Resources | Dose of Data | Research You Can Use | Engage With Us

Improving Results for Youth and Children With Disabilities

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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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December 2020, Volume 2, Issue 3

Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE)

Office of State Grant and Program Support Newsletter

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December 3, 2020

 

Dear Intergovernmental stakeholders,

 

This year, providing effective and engaging instruction to meet the individual needs of every student will look different whether it is presented remotely or in-person. E...

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Dear colleagues,

 

Please see the below information with a correction from what I shared last week – with the password to join the webinars this week.

 

Best,

Patrick

Patrick Rooney, Director
School Support and Accountability

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Improving Results for Youth and Children With Disabilities

 

Novembe...

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Nov 24, 2020

The Honorable Betsy Devos
Secretary
United States Department of Education
400 Maryland Ave SW
Washington, DC 20202 

Dear Secretary DeVos, 

This letter is in response to the recent release of a portal to track spending of CARES Act Education...







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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Nov. 20, 2020
Contact: Press Office
(202) 401-1576 or press@ed.gov

 

Secretary DeVos Unveils Interactive Online Portal to Provide Tran...

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November 2020, Volume 2, Issue 2

Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE)

Office of State Grant and Program Support Newsletter

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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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Dear colleagues,

 

Our colleagues in the Department’s Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA) will be hosting a webinar on Culturally Responsive School Practices to Promote the Success of Native American English Learners on November...

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Dear Intergovernmental stakeholders,

 

This year, back-to-school presented historic challenges that changed the way schools across the country welcomed students back, whether in person, remotely, or a hybrid of the two. Actively addressin...

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Nov 02, 2020

Dear Education Stakeholder,

 

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Communications and Outreach would like to provide you with advance notification of a virtual showcase featuring Pattison’s Academy by Laurie VanderPloeg, Directo...

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OSEP's October 2020 Update: Federal COVID-19 Resources | Dose of Data | Research You Can Use | Engage With Us

Improving Results for Youth and Children With Disabilities

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Oct 11, 2020

Dear Chief State School Officers,

 

Today (10/09/2020), the U.S. Department of Education released Providing Equitable Services to Students and Teachers in Non-Public Schools under CARES Act Programs.  This document revises previous (April...

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Oct 06, 2020

October 2020, Volume 2, Issue 1

Office of Elementary and Secondary Education

Office of State Grant and Program Support Newsletter

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Dear Colleagues,

 

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA) will be hosting a webinar on Culturally Responsive School Practices to Promote the Success of Hispanic English Learners on October 8, 2020...

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The following OSERS vacancy announcement(s):  Program Specialist, GS-301-14,

located in the Office of Special Education Programs, Office of the Director, closes on

October 13, 2020 and is open to everyone.  This vacancy is limited to 50 a...

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The Department is undertaking a study of district and school uses of federal funds. The proposed survey instruments have been posted for public comment through October 26. You can find the materials here: https://beta.regulations.gov/docume...

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Secretary DeVos Launches New Web Tool to Help Parents, Educators Easily Access School Spending Data

SEPTEMBER 16, 2020

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

  • WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos launched ...
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September 2020, Volume 1, Issue 8

Office of Elementary and Secondary Education

Office of State Grant and Program Support Newsletter

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Dear colleagues,

 

Please see the attached flyer that announces two upcoming webinars from the U.S. Department’s Office of English Language Acquisition. Please feel free to share this with your districts and schools. Have a good weekend, ...

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September 3, 2020

 

Dear Chief State School Officer:

 

During the past several months, we have experienced unprecedented challenges across this nation, and I thank you for your efforts to meet the needs of all your students and safely...

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Dear colleagues,

 

The U.S. Department of Education invites you to join us on September 9 for a webinar focused on teacher collaboration to align language and content instruction (September 9, 3:30-5:00 pm ET). Please see the event regist...

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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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August 2020 Newsletter from the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education
 

August 2020, Volume 1, Issue 7

Office of Elementary and Secondary Education

Office of...


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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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Jun 25, 2020

Dear K-12 education stakeholders,

Please join U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary of the Office of Elementary and Secondary EducationFrank Brogan, as he leads a panel discussion on the use of technology to support meaningf...

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Jun 17, 2020

Reminder Grant Assistance Information

Dear Grantee,

Tomorrow, 06/18 and Friday, 06/19, the State and Grantee Relations (SGR) will host two office hours sessions.  During office hours, ESSER grantees may connect with SGR through Skype or by ph...



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Jun 04, 2020

Dear K-12 education stakeholders,

Please join U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary of the Office of Elementary and Secondary EducationFrank Brogan, as he leads a panel discussion on the practical application of virtual lear...

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Jun 04, 2020

June 2020, Volume 1, Issue 5

Office of Elementary and Secondary Education

Office of State Grant and Program Support Newsletter

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The Department of Education is seeking peer reviewers for its FY 2020 Education Stabilization Fund-Rethink K-12 Education Models (ESF-REM) discretionary grant competition.

 

The Education Stabilization Fund-Rethink K-12 Education Models (...

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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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Dear Colleagues,

 

On May 11, 2020, the U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced a $3 million grant competition to support school districts that build equitable, student-centered funding (SCF) systems under a pilot program author...

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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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[NOTE: 05/19/2020--The message below was forwarded to the ESEA Network by Patrick Rooney, Director, School Support and Accountability, US Department of Education.]

 

OESE CAREER OPPORTUNITY

 

The following OESE position is currently ann...

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Dear colleagues,

 

I wanted to let you know that this afternoon, the Department released additional FAQs for the ESSER Fund. This includes a technical appendix about making ESSER formula subgrants to LEAs. You can find the document on thi...

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May 2020, Volume 1, Issue 4

Office of Elementary & Secondary Education

Office of State Grant and Program Support Newsletter

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Dear Colleagues:

 

I wanted to let you know that the Department today released the notice inviting applications for the Competitive Grants for State Assessments (CGSA) program. The purpose of this program is to enhance the quality of asse...

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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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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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April 2020, Volume 1, Issue 3

Office of Elementary & Secondary Education

Office of State Grant and Program Support Newsletter

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Dear colleagues,

 

Please see the letter and attached waiver template that was shared with chief state school officers earlier today.

 

Best,

Patrick

Patrick Rooney
Director, School Support and Accountability

 

From: Honeysett, A...


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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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[March 12, 2020--This message was forwarded by Patrick Rooney, Director School Support and Accountability]

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos issued new resources today that will assist education leaders in prot...

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Dear colleagues,

 

This afternoon, the Department released a draft guidance document, Within-District Allocations Under Title I, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as Amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act, f...

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Mar 04, 2020

March 2020, Volume 1, Issue 2

Office of Elementary & Secondary Education

Office of State Grant and Program Support Newsletter

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Feb 19, 2020

Registration is OPEN!
Convening for SEA Foster Care Points of Contact
March 25-26, 2020 | Arlington, VA

 

Colleagues,

 

I am writing to remind you that registration for the March Convening for SEA Foster Care Points of Contact rem...



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Feb 19, 2020

 

Colleagues,

 

I am writing to remind you that registration for the March Convening for SEA Foster Care Points of Contact remains open.  If you’ve not yet registered for the convening, I encourage you to access our convening web...

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Feb 12, 2020

February 2020, Volume 1, Issue 1

Office of State Grant and Program Support Newsletter

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Feb. 10, 2020
Contact: Press Office
(202) 401-1576 or press@ed.gov

 

DHS, ED, DOJ, HHS team up to provide govern...

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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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Feb 11, 2020

Colleagues,

 

I am pleased to announce that registration for the March 25-26 Convening for SEA Foster Care Points of Contact is officially open! Please access our registration page for this convening at https://apps1.seiservices.com/foste...

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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,

 

I am writing to let you know that this month the Office of School Support and Accountability will be viewing State websites to better understand State-level implementation of the important report card requirements under...

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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Announces Proposed Rule Regarding Equal Treatment of Faith-Based Education Institutions, Provides Updated School Prayer Guidance

JANUARY 16, 2020

Contact:   Press Office, (202) 401-1576, press@ed.go...

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Dear Colleagues,

 

The Department, in conjunction with the State Support Network (the Network), is pleased to announce a new community of practice (CoP) – State Systems for Building an Evidence Base – launching in early 2020. We invite yo...

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Jan 13, 2020

Dear EHCY State Coordinators,

 

I am pleased to announce the dates and location for the annual meeting of Education for Homeless Children and Youth (EHCY) State coordinators. The 2020 meeting will take place from February 25 (full day for...

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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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The U.S. Department of Education invites you to nominate your most exceptional cybersecurity educators for the Presidential Cybersecurity Educator Award!  The Presidential Cybersecurity Educator Award recognizes educators who inspire in the...

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Dear Colleagues,

 

The U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the State Support Network (Network) are excited to announce the Principal Talent Management Community of Practice (CoP) that will launch this January. The principal talent manag...

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Dear colleagues,

Please see the announcement below regarding a request for interested individuals to serve as grant reviewers for two competitions in 2020 from the Department’s Office of Migrant Education. Thank you for your consideration....

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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 information below from the Department’s Office of Migrant Education.

 

Best,

Patrick

 

 

FY 2020 Notice Inviting Applications Published in Federal Register Friday, November 29, 2019

 

The Office of M...

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Dear Title I Directors,

 

Earlier today I shared a save the date message (attached) with State foster care points of contact announcing a March 2020 convening.  This convening will be held over March 25 and 26, 2020, in Arlington, Virgini...

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Dear Title I Directors,

 

Earlier today I shared a save the date message (attached) with State foster care points of contact announcing a March 2020 convening.  This convening will be held over March 25 and 26, 2020, in Arlington, Virgini...

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Dear colleague,

 

I am writing to let you know that today the Department released a new notice inviting applications for the Innovative Assessment Demonstration Authority (IADA). IADA provides an opportunity for states to pilot innovative...

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Dear colleagues,

 

Please see the letter below from Assistant Secretary Frank Brogan that was sent to chief state school officers this morning.

 

Best,

Patrick Rooney

 

 

From: Honeysett, Adam <Adam.Honeysett@ed.gov>
Sent: Thursd...

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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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Dear Colleagues:

 

I wanted to remind you of the opportunity to join a new Report Card Communications Community of Practice (CoP) that will launch in October 2019.

 

We’re particularly excited abou...

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Dear colleagues,

Please see the note below regarding the new comprehensive centers that were awarded last week. We are looking forward to working with them to support all of you in the coming months and years.

Best,

Patrick Rooney

 

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The long-awaited Equitable Services Non-Regulatory Guidance has been published by the the U.S. Department of Education.

The Guidance may be found here.  A summary of responses to public comments may be found here.  NAESPA's submitted comme...

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Dear Colleagues:

 

I am writing to provide information on fiscal year (FY) 2019 (school year 2019-2020) allocations and grant awards for formula programs administered by U.S. Department of Education’s (ED) Office of School Support and Acc...

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Please see attached documents related to revised final FY 2019 Title I allocations that the U.S. Department of Education released to States earlier today (09/16/2019). 

Best regards,

Todd

Todd Stephenson
Management and Program Analyst
Offi...

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The U.S. Department of Education announces the following new Fiscal Year 2019 grants: Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy Grant Program; Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.371C

 

State

PR/Awa...

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Dear CCSSO and NAESPA,

 

Thank you for your patience with us.  Below, please find updated information about two Disaster Recovery Unit (DRU)-hosted webinars to preview the Restart and Emergency Impact Aid disaster recovery assistance prog...

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Dear colleagues,

 

Please see the message below that was sent to chief state school officers yesterday afternoon announcing the release of the final report card informational document.

 

Best,

Patrick

 

From: Honeysett, Adam <Ada...

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        Dear Colleagues,

 

The Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE), in conjunction with the Office Special Education Progra...

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August 19, 2019

 

Dear Chief State School Officers and Institution of Higher Education Leaders:

 

We are pleased to share an update with you regarding the Additional Supplemental Appropriations f...

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Hello everyone,

 

The period for obligating fiscal year (FY) 2017 funds for the following programs administered by the Office of School Support and Accountability (SSA) and made available under Public L...

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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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Dear Colleagues,

 

The Office of Elementary and Secondary Education and the State Support Network are excited to announce a new community of practice (CoP) to support State implementation of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act’s (E...

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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,

 

The Department’s Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA) is hosting a webinar on the English Learner (EL) toolkit. The intended audience are SEA and LEA directors of programs for Els. Please join us for the webina...

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Dear Colleagues,

 

The U.S. Department of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education and the State Support Network (Network) are excited to announce the ELSTAR Demonstration Webinar. The webinar will focus on the released ELS...

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Dear colleagues,

 

I wanted to share the information below that was sent to chief state school officers this morning (07/01/2019).

 

Best,

Patrick

 

From: Honeysett, Adam <Adam.Honeysett@ed.gov
Sent: Monday, July 1, 2019 9:59 AM...

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Dear colleagues,

 

Please see the letter that was sent to chief state school officers earlier today (06/20/2019) regarding the final Title I, Part A supplement not supplant guidance. The final document is attached (see links below) and ma...

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Dear State Directors:

 

Attached are fiscal year (FY) 2019 (school year (SY) 2019-2020) final State allocations for the Education for Homeless Children and Youth (Homeless Education), Supporting Effective Instruction (Title II, Part A), E...

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Good afternoon.  Please see attached documents related to final FY 2019 Title I allocations that the U.S. Department of Education released to States yesterday (06/13/2019). 

Best regards, 

Todd                 

Todd Stephenson 
Management...

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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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ED is looking for peer reviewers for their latest round of LEARN funding—also known as Comprehensive Literacy State Development grants. 

Comprehensive Literacy State Development (CLSD) Program: Call for Peer Reviewers

If you are intereste...

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Dear colleagues,

 

Please see the letter below from Assistant Secretary Brogan that was sent to chief state school officers this morning.

 

Best,

Patrick Rooney

 

 

April 8, 2019

 

Dear Chief State School Officer:

 

I am pleased...

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Apr 01, 2019

Dear colleagues,

 

We are providing information regarding the implications for States not meeting the requirement, in Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ES...

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Dear colleagues,

 

Please see the announcement that went out yesterday to chief state school officers regarding the draft updated guidance on equitable services in Title I, Part A. This document was provided for stakeholder review and com...

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Dear Colleagues,

 

The U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the State Support Network (Network) are excited to announce the Resource Allocation Review Community of Practice (CoP), launching this spring. The Every Student Succeeds Act (ES...

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Dear Colleagues,

 

Good morning. Thank you to those that joined the informational webinar last week regarding the Competitive Grants for State Assessment (CGSA) program. I am pleased to let you know that we have two pieces of helpful info...

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