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In early January, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) issued its semi-annual Regulatory Agenda – an
updated list of all those rules it plans to propose or finalize in the coming months. The list covers a wide
range of topics, like plans to ...

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Dear Colleague,

 

Below please find information about the U.S. Department of Education’s Spring 2023 Teach to Lead Summit, titled “Raising the Bar: In Pursuit of Equitable Opportunities Through Expanded Student Experiences and the Diversi...

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December 8, 2022

 

Dear Chief State School Officer:

 

The U.S. Department of Education (Department) continually seeks opportunities to ease administrative burdens on State educational agencies (SEAs) while ensuring strong fiscal and p...

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December 6, 2022

 

Dear Colleague:

 

We are writing today to provide updates to a letter released on January 18, 2017, regarding how Federal funds can support science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)1 education. The COVI...

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Raising the Bar: Literacy & Math Series to Address Academic Recovery
Session 3: Increasing Support for Students Beyond the Classroom
Virtual Convening
Thursday, December 8, 2022
General Session 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. EST  

 

Earlier this fall, ED&n...

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Today marks the 47th anniversary of the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act, or IDEA, which was signed into law, Nov. 29, 1975.

Valerie C. Williams, director of the Office of Special Education Programs, shared her perspective of th...

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Family and Youth Services Bureau and  U.S. Department of Education are Partnering to Support   National Runaway Prevention Month     November is National Runaway Prevention Month (NRPM). This public awareness campaign, led by the Natio...
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Dear Colleagues,

 

At https://oese.ed.gov/offices/office-of-formula-grants/safe-supportive-schools/student-support-and-academic-enrichment-program/ (scroll down to bottom right side of page), please find Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) ...

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Rules improve borrower defense, ensure borrowers get their day in court, and limit student loan interest capitalization 

 

Today, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) released final regulations that streamline and improve...

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Vice President Harris Details Action Plan Progress, Announces Nearly $1 Billion from Bipartisan Infrastructure Law for Clean School Buses 

Today, Vice President Harris will provide a six-month progress report on the...

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Rules on Accommodating Gender Identity Still in Limbo


The U.S. Department of Education (ED) has published a draft of regulations on Title IX of the Education
Amendments of 1972 and the definition of “sex.”  The definitions of “sex” and “sex...

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October 12, 2022 —Today, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) launched "YOU Belong in STEM," an initiative to galvanize the broad STEM education ecosystem to implement and scale equitable and high-quality STEM education for all you...

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Today, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) is releasing Notices Inviting Applications for two grant programs to increase access to mental health services for students and young people, totaling $280 million, that were funded thr...

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Dear Colleagues,

 

I am sharing the information below and ask that you share this with your districts and others in your state who may be interested. 

 

As America’s kids get back to school and continue to recover from the challenges of...

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September 13, 2022

 

Dear Colleague,

 

The last two years have had a profound impact on our students and schools. National data released earlier this month from the National Assessment of Educational Progress confirm this impact and sho...

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Our nation’s teachers prepare and inspire the next generation of leaders that are critical to our future. Yet for years, our education system has faced challenges in attracting, recruiting, and retaining qualified teachers – challenges that...

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Dear colleagues, 

 

I want to take a minute to share information about the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC’s) Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP). Below is a little information about this program, which provides support for hous...

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Aug 11, 2022

The Department of Education would like to invite you to a webinar on Thursday, September 1st from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. ET with the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) and the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE). The purp...

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New guidance released today from the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) helps public elementary and secondary schools fulfill their responsibilities to...

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Department Commemorates 50 Years of Protecting and Advancing the Rights of All Students 

 

Today, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Title IX – the landmark civil rights law that has opened doors for generations of women and girl...

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In a “dear colleague” letter released last week, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) said that it has decided to change the data source it uses to calculate State allocations for the Migrant Education Program (MEP) under the Elementary an...

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The U.S. Department of Education (ED) released a fact sheet Thursday on “Sustaining Investments in Teachers Beyond the American Rescue Plan” in conjunction with public remarks from Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona at a New York college...

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The U.S. Department of Education (ED) published a final rule on Maintenance of Equity (MOEquity) in Tuesday’s Federal Register.  The document does not make significant changes to the draft that was originally issued in January but attempts ...

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The National Association for Family, School, and Community Engagement (NAFSCE) announces the launch of “Family Engagement Core Competencies: A Body of Knowledge, Skills, and Dispositions for Family-Facing Professionals.” The purpose of this...

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Department of Justice Partnership Creates the Young Adult Diversion Framework

 

In 2017, the Department, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice, funded a three-year technical assistance initiative to help 1...

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U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona today issued the following statement in response to the tragic events at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas:

 

“My heart is aching for all the families in Uvalde, Texas who are living throug...

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WEBINAR ANNOUNCEMENT

– Human Trafficking Webinar Series –

Emerging from Trafficking: Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Survivors

A national webinar hosted by the U.S. Department of Education

Wednesday May 25, 2022

3:00 – 4:15 P.M. Eas...

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Today, the U.S. Department of Education will host a first-of-its-kind virtual summit, From Recovery to Thriving: Supporting Mental Health & Students with Disabilities, to highlight steps schools, colleges, and communities can take to suppor...

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We're celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week at the U.S. Department of Education. Today, Secretary Cardona wrote this piece for USA TODAY...

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As a high school student in Connecticut, I always looked forward to art class with Linda Ranso...

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Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona testified in front of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies regarding the Biden administration’s request for fiscal year (FY) 2023 fu...

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Save-The-Date

- Lessons from the Field Webinar Series -

AmeriCorps + High Impact Tutoring = Student Success

Wednesday, May 4, 2022 | 3:00 – 4:30 PM ET

 

Attention: State and District Leaders, School Administrators, Educators, Student...

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Announcements coincide with the Department’s American Rescue Plan Recovery Summit focused on helping students recover academically and access mental health supports 

 

Today, the Department of Education announced major actions and investm...

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The National Association of ESEA State Program Administrators submitted the below letter to the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, commenting on the provided draft guidance for Equitable Services cov...

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Today, the U.S. Department of Education released its inaugural equity action plan as part of the Biden-Harris Administration's continued commitment to advancing racial equity and support for underserved communities through the federal gov...

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The proposed EDFacts Information Collection package for SY 2022-23, 2023-24, and 2024-25 is now available for 30-day review and public comment. The announcement is on the Federal Register at: FederalRegister.gov. The package may be accessed...

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Please join us for the next U.S. Department of Education STEM Webinar:

Learning with NASA is Out of this World

April 26, 2022, 1:00 – 2:30 PM ET

register here

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has a long hist...

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From the Director

 

Message from OSEP Director, Ms. Valerie C. Williams

 

Dear Friends,

 

March was an upside-down month in Washington.  It came in like a lamb with warm temperatures and hopes for an early spring and is leaving like a...

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The Biden-Harris Administration today submitted to Congress the President's Budget for fiscal year 2023. The President's Budget details his vision to expand on the historic progress our country has made over the last year and deliver the ag...

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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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