Tips to get into your Dream College

Tips to get into your Dream College

There’s no magic formula for getting into a selective college, but over a decade covering admissions for The Chronicle of Higher Education, I’ve picked up a thing or two. These takeaways, based More »

 

Secretary DeVos Statement on Santa Fe High School Shooting

WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos issued the following statement on the violent attack at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas: My heart is heavy from watching the horrific events that unfolded at Santa Fe High

On 'Brown v. Board of Education' Anniversary, Dems Blast Trump's Civil Rights Record – Politics K-12 – Education Week

Congressional Democrats held a forum on various civil rights issues in education on the 64th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court case that prohibited laws establishing segregated schools. Source: New feed

Educational 'Innovation' Is Only as Good as the Execution – Rick Hess Straight Up – Education Week

Chad Vignola, executive director of the Literacy Design Collaborative, recently reached out with an informative take on the relationship between innovation and execution in educational leadership. He explains why the boring stuff determines whether “innovative,” “ambitious” ideas deliver. Source: New

Threat case throws spotlight on hard choices for schools – Education Week

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Seventh Cohort of U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Announced

On May 16th, the U.S. Department of Education named the 2018 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools (ED-GRS), District Sustainability Awardees, and Postsecondary Sustainability Awardees. Across the country, 46 schools, six districts, and six postsecondary institutions were honored for

Readout of Secretary DeVos’ Meeting with Experts and Survivors of Mass Shootings

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today held an informational meeting with survivors and family members impacted by the mass shootings at Columbine, Virginia Tech, Sandy Hook and Parkland, in addition to authors of official reports following incidents of school violence.

Secretary DeVos Announces New Federal Disaster Assistance for Florida

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today a total of approximately $84.5 million in new federal assistance for Florida under the Immediate Aid to Restart School Operations (K-12 Restart) program. The award announced today is the first

Betsy DeVos Approves ESSA Plans for Alaska and Iowa – Politics K-12 – Education Week

That brings the number of states with approved plans to 44, plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Still awaiting the OK: California, Florida, Nebraska, North Carolina, Oklahoma, and Utah Source: New feed

US Department of Education approves Alaska plan for schools – Education Week

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U.S. Department of Education Launches New Website Accessibility Technical Assistance Initiative

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) today announced it is launching a new technical assistance initiative to assist schools, districts, state education agencies, libraries, colleges and universities in making their websites and online programs