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Secretary DeVos Statement on Senate Confirmation of Carlos G. Muñiz as the Department's General Counsel

Washington Report - April 18, 2018 - 5:48pm
WASHINGTON—U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released the following statement after the Senate confirmation of Carlos G. Muñiz as the Education Department's General Counsel: "We are pleased to finally have Carlos on the team," said Secretary DeVos. "After a protracted confirmation process, Carlos can at last get to work on behalf of our nation's students. He has dedicated his career to upholding the law, and his insight and expertise will be invaluable as we work to advance educational opportunities for all students."

Statement of U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on the Passing of Mrs. Barbara Bush

Washington Report - April 17, 2018 - 10:35pm
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released the following statement on the passing of former First Lady Barbara Bush: "Barbara Bush was a woman of grace, wit, perseverance and character. She committed the entirety of her life to serving others: her family, her friends and her nation.

U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Team Up to Simplify Student Loan Discharge Process for Disabled Veterans

Washington Report - April 16, 2018 - 12:19pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Education (Department) has partnered with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to make it easier for America’s disabled veterans to have their federal student loans discharged.

Expanding Pathways to Success After High School, U.S. Department of Education Approves First Innovative EQUIP Experiment

Washington Report - April 13, 2018 - 2:32pm
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Education announced today that Brookhaven College, part of the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD), is the first to receive final approval to enroll students in the Educational Quality through Innovation Partnerships (EQUIP) experiment. Experimental sites, like this one, give the Department flexibility to waive specific statutory or regulatory requirements associated with disbursing Title IV student aid in order to assess the efficacy of innovative educational solutions.

Secretary DeVos on the National Assessment of Educational Progress: "We can and we must do better for America's students"

Washington Report - April 10, 2018 - 10:12am
WASHINGTON – The Institute of Education Sciences today released the 2017 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), commonly referred to as the “Nation’s Report Card”. U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos issued the following statement in response:

Readout from Secretary DeVos' Visits to Dallas-Fort Worth Metro Area

Washington Report - April 5, 2018 - 8:11pm
Washington — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today travelled to Texas for a school tour at Birdville Center of Technology and Advanced Learning in Richland Hills followed by a school and neighborhood visit in Dallas hosted by Urban Specialists, a group of local activists working to combat poverty.

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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