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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

Secretary DeVos Announces New Federal Disaster Assistance for the U.S. Virgin Islands

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today a total of approximately $13 million in new federal assistance for the U.S. Virgin Islands under the Immediate Aid to Restart School Operations (K-12 Restart) program. The award announced today

New Federal Data Detail the State of the States on Charter Schools – Charters & Choice – Education Week

States vary in their approaches toward teacher certification, regulatory flexibility, and other issues. Source: New feed

Florida, California Revamp ESSA Plans in Quest for Federal OK – Education Week

Two of the largest states are still awaiting approval from U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on their plans for putting the Every Student Succeeds Act into effect. Source: New feed

Secretary DeVos Announces New Federal Disaster Assistance for California, Puerto Rico and Texas

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today a total of approximately $693 million in new federal assistance under the Immediate Aid to Restart School Operations (K-12 Restart) program. The awards announced today are the first in a

How Many Students Are Chronically Absent in Your State? Federal Data Show Rates Rising – Inside School Research – Education Week

More than 8 million students nationwide were reported chronically absent from school in 2015-16, federal data show, but some states and districts are doing better than others. Source: New feed

GAO: Thousands of Compliant Teachers Forced to Repay Federal TEACH Grants – Education Week

More than 60 percent of teachers who received a grant from the U.S. Department of Education prior to July 2014 were forced to repay the money as an unsubsidized loan, a government report says—even though many of them were meeting

Idaho's education improvement plan gets federal OK – Education Week

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Secretary DeVos Convenes Organizational Meeting for Federal Commission on School Safety

WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today convened an organizational meeting of the Federal Commission on School Safety.This was the first meeting among principal members with jurisdiction over school safety issues including Secretary DeVos, Attorney General Jeff Sessions,

Betsy DeVos Wants to Direct Federal Funds to School Choice, STEM, Workforce Readiness – Politics K-12 – Education Week

The U.S. Secretary of Education’s priorities will help determine how the Education Department allocates some $500 million in competitive-grant money and pushing an agenda without new legislation. Source: New feed