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White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Holds Inaugural Interagency Working Group Meeting

Washington Report - June 14, 2018 - 11:52am
Washington, D.C. - Today the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (Initiative) announced the new membership of its Interagency Working Group (IWG) and held its inaugural meeting at the White House.

Office for Civil Rights Launches Investigation into University of Southern California’s Handling of Sexual Harassment Claims

Washington Report - June 11, 2018 - 4:51pm
Washington, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) today announced a Title IX directed, systemic investigation into the University of Southern California’s (USC) handling of reports of sexual harassment against former employee Dr. George Tyndall.

Secretary DeVos Praises Ken Marcus’ Confirmation to Lead Office for Civil Rights

Washington Report - June 7, 2018 - 6:00pm
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today congratulated Kenneth L. Marcus on being confirmed by the U.S. Senate to serve as Assistant Secretary of Education for Civil Rights.

U.S. Department of Education Awards More Than $189,000 to St. Mary’s County Board of Education Following School Shooting

Washington Report - June 7, 2018 - 4:05pm
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced that the Department will award St. Mary’s County Board of Education a Project School Emergency Response to Violence (SERV) grant in the amount of $189,202. This grant will support recovery efforts following the school shooting at Great Mills High School in Southern Maryland that left one student dead and another injured on March 20, 2018.

Secretary DeVos Congratulates 2018 President’s Education Awards Program Recipients

Washington Report - June 7, 2018 - 3:51pm
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today congratulated the 2018 President’s Education Awards Program (PEAP) recipients, recognizing nearly 3 million elementary, middle and high school graduates on their educational accomplishments. The students come from more than 30,000 public, private and military schools from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Outlying Areas – American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands and the U.S. Virgin Islands – and American military bases abroad.

Secretary DeVos Approves Nebraska and North Carolina ESSA State Plans

Washington Report - June 5, 2018 - 2:32pm
WASHINGTON —U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the approval of Nebraska and North Carolina’s consolidated state plans under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to Deliver Keynote Address at Third International Congress on Vocational and Professional Education and Training

Washington Report - June 5, 2018 - 11:42am
Washington — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos will deliver the keynote address at the third International Congress on Vocational and Professional Education and Training (VPET) in Winterthur, Switzerland this week.  The remarks will kick off a ten day multi-stop learning tour including the exploration of apprenticeship programs in Switzerland, both vocational and primary school education in the Netherlands and the move towards a decentralized, school-led K-12 education system in the United Kingdom.

Cloning Your Dog, For A Mere $100,000

Current Issues In Education - September 30, 2015 - 6:33am

The Duponts in Louisiana loved their mutt Melvin so much they jumped at the chance to replicate him. Melvin is gone now, but he has left behind two clones, Ken and Henry.

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National Governors Association, Teachers Unions to Congress: Finish Work on NCLB

Current Issues In Education - September 29, 2015 - 2:31pm
The push comes just days after Speaker John Boehner, an original architect of NCLB, said he plans to resign.

National Governors Association to Congress: Finish Work on NCLB

Current Issues In Education - September 29, 2015 - 1:02pm
The push comes just days after Speaker John Boehner, an original architect of NCLB, said he plans to resign.

John Boehner Leaves a Serious Education Legacy

Current Issues In Education - September 29, 2015 - 10:15am
John Boehner, a chief architect of No Child Left Behind, made a significant mark on education policy.

What Boehner's Resignation Means for NCLB Rewrite

Current Issues In Education - September 28, 2015 - 4:45pm
The House speaker was a principal architect of the No Child Left Behind Act.

Experiment Shows 'Mind Reading' a Real Possibility

Current Issues In Education - September 23, 2015 - 2:00pm
Translating thoughts into electrical signals sent over the Internet allowed two people to communicate

James Patterson to receive honorary National Book Award

Current Issues In Education - September 23, 2015 - 11:20am
NEW YORK (AP) — James Patterson, the best-selling author and tireless advocate for books and literacy, is receiving an honorary National Book Award.

How TV Can Make Kids Better Readers

Current Issues In Education - September 22, 2015 - 7:03am

In their new book, two education scholars argue new media can be a key part of building literacy.

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How TV Can Make Kids Better Readers

Current Issues In Education - September 22, 2015 - 7:03am

In their new book, two education scholars argue new media can be a key part of building literacy.

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Coding Class, Then Naptime: Computer Science For The Kindergarten Set

Current Issues In Education - September 18, 2015 - 6:53am

New software introduces programming skills to pre-readers. Is this 21st century literacy? Or too much, too soon?

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Coding Class, Then Naptime: Computer Science For The Kindergarten Set

Current Issues In Education - September 18, 2015 - 6:53am

New software introduces programming skills to pre-readers. Is this 21st century literacy? Or too much, too soon?

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