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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced two additional senior staff hires: Dr. Michael Wooten: Deputy Assistant Secretary and Acting Assistant Secretary for the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education Effective: Monday, Oct. 2, 2017.
As part of its ongoing work to aid hurricane relief efforts, today the Department of Education released new non-regulatory guidance to help Department grantees and program participants remove barriers to restoring teaching and learning environments and to expediting the recovery process for all those impacted by the recent hurricanes.
Washington Building on her remarks from September 7, 2017, regarding the Department's commitment to protecting all students from discrimination, today U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced the release of a new interim Q&A for schools on how to investigate and adjudicate allegations of campus sexual misconduct under federal law.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the approval of Massachusetts' consolidated state plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
If you’re a high school student in rural America, it’s not always easy to get to school. You may have to travel a lot farther than you would in the city.
In remembrance of the signing of the U.S.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today released the following statement on the passing of Rev. Dwight Montgomery of Annesdale Cherokee Baptist Church in Memphis, Tennessee:
Following are the prepared remarks by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to students and faculty at Woods Learning Center in Casper, Wyoming. Today's event is the first of Secretary DeVos' six-state, "Rethink School" tour, showcasing creative ways in which education leaders are meeting the needs of students in K-12 and higher education. Thank you, Ms. Deyonne Jackson, for the kind introduction, and Superintendent Steve Hopkins, for the opportunity to be here on your wonderful campus.
Washington As part of its ongoing efforts to aid Hurricane Harvey relief efforts and in the wake of Hurricane Irma, the Department of Education released the following update: Higher Education
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA) announced today the awarding of $20 million in grants under the National Professional Development Program (NPD), to support educators of English learner students.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released the following statement: "Watching brave men and women rush into danger to help in the wake of devastating natural disasters over the past days and weeks, one can’t help but be reminded of the heroes who rushed in to help in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania 16 years ago today. Their courage is the true embodiment of the American spirit, something not even the most horrific of attacks could dampen. "We remember the victims, honor the heroes and offer our deepest thanks to those who continue to fight for our freedom today."
Thank you Dean Henry Butler for the kind introduction and for the opportunity to be here. Thank you President Angel Cabrera for your leadership of George Mason University. And to the students and faculty with us today, thank you for making time to be here during this busy day of classes. It is a great honor for me to be here today to address a very important topic.
Washington U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today discussed a better way forward on Title IX enforcement with students and faculty at George Mason University. In her remarks, the Secretary laid out the problems with the current failed system and the need to establish a regulatory framework that serves all students. The following are key excerpts from the Secretary's prepared remarks:
WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the approval of Arizona’s consolidated state plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). “After reviewing Arizona’s plan and ensuring it complies with the law, I am pleased to approve it,” said Secretary DeVos. “I commend Governor Ducey, Superintendent Douglas and the many stakeholders in Arizona who helped craft a plan to improve education for the students of the Grand Canyon State.”