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Department Issues New Q&A on Free Appropriate Public Education following Supreme Court Decision

Washington Report - December 7, 2017 - 11:16am
Washington — The U.S. Department of Education today released a question-and-answer document supporting the unanimous March 2017 U.S. Supreme Court opinion on the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)-related case Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District clarifying the scope of a free appropriate public education (FAPE).

Secretary DeVos Praises Senate Action on FAFSA Simplification

Washington Report - November 29, 2017 - 8:47am
Today, the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pension committee held a hearing on reauthorizing the Higher Education Act (HEA) and proposals to simplify the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The following is a statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos: “Washington has been talking about simplifying the FAFSA for years, but now is the time for action. Students and schools have demanded and truly deserve a better, simpler process.

U.S. Department of Education Announces Vision to Transform Federal Student Aid, Improve Customer Service

Washington Report - November 29, 2017 - 7:51am
Today, the U.S. Department of Education (the Department) took an important next step in fulfilling the promise of U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to transform the delivery of financial aid to millions of students and their families.

Secretary DeVos Approves Michigan's State ESSA Plan

Washington Report - November 28, 2017 - 7:03pm
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the approval of Michigan's consolidated state plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). "Michigan's plan meets the statutory requirements. As such, I have approved it," said Secretary DeVos. "I thank the U.S. Department and Michigan Department of Education for their hard work in ensuring the plan complied with the law."

Cloning Your Dog, For A Mere $100,000

Current Issues In Education - September 30, 2015 - 5:33am

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 - 1:31pm
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 - 12:02pm
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 - 9:15am
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 - 3:45pm
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 - 1:00pm
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 - 10:20am
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 - 6:03am

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 - 6:03am

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 - 5:53am

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 - 5:53am

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

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