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

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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

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

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

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

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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

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

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Welcomes Dr. Mick Zais as Deputy Secretary

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today congratulated Dr. Mitchell (Mick) Zais of South Carolina on being confirmed by the U.S. Senate to serve as Deputy Secretary of Education. Source: New feed

U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Announced

Award Honors Schools, Districts and Postsecondary Institutions for Reducing Environmental Impact and Costs, Improving Health and Wellness, Offering Effective Sustainability Education Source: New feed

Homework – Education Week

Parent support can help keep students on track academically, but a new study suggests a light touch can be more helpful. Source: New feed