Articles about "USED"

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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January 29, 2018

 

Dear Chief State School Officer:

 

I am writing today to follow up on the letter I shared on December 19, 2018, regarding recent changes to the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE).  I am excited to ann...

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Webinar Announcement

The Opioid Crisis and K-12 Schools: Supporting Students at School

A national webinar hosted by

the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Safe and Healthy Students

and the National Center on Safe Supportive Learning ...

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U.S. Department of Education Releases Toolkits on Ed Tech for English Learners

 

The U.S. Department of Education (ED) recently announced the release of two toolkits that provide suggestions and resources on utilizing technology-based res...

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Dear Colleague:

 

This spring, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) announced a new pilot to afford local educational agencies (LEAs) flexibility to create equitable, student-centered funding systems. The purpose of thi...

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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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The following was released from the U.S. Department of Education April 26, 2016:

 

 

Today, the U.S. Department of Education launched the seventh and final Investing in Innovation (i3) Development competition. Educators working with scho...

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Jan 05

The U.S. Department of Education (ED) quietly released data on State- and district-level teacher distribution in late December.  The “teacher equity profiles” were provided to States in November in order to help them draft plans to address ...

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Aug 28

The recent history of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act cannot be written without listing several complexities. First, with the signing of the No Child Left Behind Act in 2002 a new federal role in education was created. Second, a ...

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Aug 20

The US Department of Education (USED) is pushing ahead with several long-term initiatives. Two of these include expansion of the number of states with one-year extensions for their NCLB waivers and the other is a new competitive pre-school ...

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Aug 14

Most of the 50,000 children who have crossed the border from Central America during the past few months are soon going to be entering schools across the nation. This is the law. National Public Radio reports that as the school year begins i...

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Feb 10

On Friday, February 7th the US Department of Education announced six states and the District of Columbia would receive a combined total of $38 million to continue their school turnaround efforts. States announced today and their grant amoun...

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Dec 14

On Wednesday, December 11th the US Department of Education posted on their site an announcement that the data released on the School Improvement Grants was going to be reevaluated.  They cited several problems with the analysis.  One of the...

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Sep 27

Today the United States Department of Education updated its contingency plan for itself if the spending plan is not agreed to and their is a partial government shutdown.  This plan can be found at:

 http://www2.ed.gov/about/furlough2013/in...

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Sep 05

On August 23rd the US Department of Education published a notice of proposed rule making in the Federal Register that would eliminate the existing 2% rule. The following is their press release and embedded in it is the URL to see the Federa...

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Aug 29

From USED website - August 29th:

States Granted Waivers From No Child Left Behind Allowed to Reapply for Renewal for 2014 and 2015 School Years AUGUST 29, 2013

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

As students and educato...

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Aug 13

This is from USED communication August 13, 2013. This is being shared as many uninsured and their families are expected to be found in low-income communities. ------ The U.S. Department of Education is supporting the Administration’s effort...

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