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U.S. Department of Education Releases 2015-16 Civil Rights Data Collection

Washington — The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) today released the 2015-16 Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC). This data, which is self-reported by 17,300 public school districts and 96,400 public schools and educational programs, is collected

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

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

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

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. Source: New feed

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

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.

U.S. Department of Education Announces 2018 Native American and Alaska Native Children in School Program Grant Competition

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U.S. Department of Education Personnel Announcement

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Education announced today one new hire and additional personnel announcements: Source: New feed

U.S. Department of Education Launches New English Learner Data Story

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Education launched a new interactive web page dedicated to data on English Learner students (ELs). Source: New feed

Kent Talbert Joins Department of Education as Senior Policy Advisor

WASHINGTON—U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the appointment of Kent D. Talbert as Senior Policy Advisor to the Deputy Secretary. Mr. Talbert has been delegated the duties of the Deputy Secretary pending the confirmation of General Mick Zais

U.S. Department of Education Issues Findings in Texas Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Monitoring

Washington—The U.S. Department of Education (Department) released today the findings of monitoring activities relating to Texas Education Agency’s (TEA) compliance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). This comes after the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) at the

Education Department Seeks Rollback of Special Education Racial-Disparity Rule – On Special Education – Education Week

States were poised to take a closer look at districts that might have minority overrepresentation, but the Education Department wants to put the rule on hold for two years. Source: New feed