WASHINGTON – As part of the Department's recognition of National Learning Disabilities and Dyslexia Awareness Month, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today convened a roundtable of parents and advocates from the disability community to engage in a dialogue on how the Department can best serve children with disabilities.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the 2017 recipients of the Terrel H. Bell Award for Outstanding School Leadership. The eight principals from the 2017 cohort of National Blue Ribbon Schools will be honored during the National Blue Ribbon Schools awards ceremony on Nov. 6, in Washington, DC.
Today, the U.S. Department of Education announced the winner in the EdSim Challenge, a competition to design the next-generation of simulations that strengthen career and technical education.
The EdSim Challenge called upon the virtual reality, video game developer and educational technology communities to submit concepts for immersive simulations that will prepare students for a globally competitive workforce and spur an ecosystem of virtual and augmented reality technology in education.
Note: In recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency (GVRA), a St
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced that all consolidated state plans submitted by 34 states and Puerto Rico under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) for the fall deadline were found to be complete and ready for peer review.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today released the following statement on the announcement of new members to the President's Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion.
Thank you, Ami, for that introduction and for what you do to advocate for our kids and their futures. And thank all of you for the work you do to improve the lives of Evergreen Staters.
You know, my job may be in a place that's called Washington, but please know that I prefer to be in this Washington. In fact, I was delighted to welcome one of your own into my family just a few years ago. A young man from Mukilteo married my daughter and he is the proud dad of one of my sweet granddaughters.
I had the honor of attending the Georgia Green Strides Tour 2017 with Andrea Falken of the U.S.
Today, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) released the Secretary’s proposed priorities for ED’s competitive grant programs and launched the 30-day public comment period.
Washington As states and territories recover and rebuild from Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate, the U.S. Department of Education continues to provide assistance to the impacted students, schools and institutions. On Friday Oct. 6, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos visited two impacted schools in southern FloridaEverglades City School in Everglades City and Pinecrest Elementary in Immokaleeto speak with students and hear directly from teachers and administrators about their communities' recovery efforts and needs.
It’s a rainy day in Walker County, Georgia.
Note: October is Learning Disabilities/Dyslexia/Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Awareness Month.
A teacher can make the difference between a good day and a bad one.
The financial aid filing season officially began at 1 a.m. ET on Sunday, Oct. 1 with the launch of the 2018‒19 FAFSA® at fafsa.gov. Nearly 238,000 online applications were submitted the first day, representing an eight percent increase compared to one year ago.
Most students and parents are eligible to use the IRS DRT to electronically transfer their 2016 tax return information. The tool returned Oct. 1 for the 2018‒19 FAFSA with extra security and privacy protections to safeguard sensitive taxpayer data.
There’s so much information available about financial aid for college or career school that it can be hard to tell the facts from fiction.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the U.S. Department of Education's 2017 cohort of School Ambassador Fellows. This year's cohort includes four teachers, one principal and one counselor.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced that The Expanding Opportunity through Quality Charter Schools Program (Charter Schools Program or CSP) has awarded new grants this week to fund the creation and expansion of public charter schools across the nation, totaling approximately $253 million.
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