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Indian Professional Development Program For Tribal Consultation

March 12, 2014 REQUEST FOR INPUT FROM TRIBAL LEADERS The Office of Indian Education (OIE) is seeking tribal leader input on the Indian Professional Development (PD) program, one of three discretionary grant programs within the Office of Indian Education at … Continue reading

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STATE TRIBAL EDUCATION PARTNERSHIPS (STEP) CONSULTATION

March 12, 2014 REQUEST FOR INPUT FROM TRIBAL LEADERS: The Office of Indian Education (OIE) is seeking tribal leader input on the State Tribal Education Partnership (STEP) program, one of three discretionary grant programs within the Office of Indian Education … Continue reading

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Native American English Learners Re-opened its Request for Information (RFI)

The U.S. Department of Education has now re-opened its request for information (RFI) on Native American English learners. The purpose of the RFI is to gather information pertaining to the identification and placement of Native American students who are English … Continue reading

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Request for Information To Gather Technical Expertise Pertaining to the Identification and Placement of Native American Students

On March 4, 2013, the Title III Group in the Student Achievement and School Accountability Programs office in OESE published a request for information in the Federal Register to gather information pertaining to the identification and placement of Native American … Continue reading

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Summer 2011 Issue of the School Turnaround Newsletter

The Summer 2011 issue of the School Turnaround Newsletter is now available! The newsletter is a resource for states, districts, and schools who are undergoing school turnaround under the School Improvement Grants (SIG) program. This issue highlights NEA’s work with SIG schools … Continue reading

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The Power of Mentors

I’m headed to Dallas in a few days to give a keynote speech at the national conference of the Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBS). I’m excited to be able to meet the wonderful staff, mentors, and mentees who are … Continue reading

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Next Week: Education Stakeholders Forum on TA and Comprehensive Centers

I’ll be hosting an Education Stakeholders Forum to be held Wednesday, May 11th, 2011, at 1:00 p.m., at the Department’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. We’ll be soliciting input and feedback on how we can improve the delivery of technical assistance through … Continue reading

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Thanking Mrs. Silverman

Cross posted from the ED.gov blog. I still remember how nervous I was during my first day of school, as a new kindergartener at Fremont Elementary. As the daughter of Mexican immigrants, I only spoke Spanish at home. So, I … Continue reading

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SIG Regional Conferences – Save the Date!

I hope many of you received a Save the Date notice a few weeks back for our regional capacity building conferences on successfully implementing School Improvement Grants. OESE is partnering with its Comprehensive Centers to connect educators, administrators, and practitioners … Continue reading

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High-Performing Schools

I’ve made clear in this blog and in my other communications that we are focused and committed to helping states and districts improve their persistently lowest-performing schools.  Perhaps because of this, we’ve received quite a few questions about what this … Continue reading

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