Twenty-nine states have requested one-year extensions for flexibility from certain provisions of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), also known as No Child Left Behind. ED approved six extensions and anticipates approving additional requests over the next several weeks on a rolling basis.
By age three, children from low-income families hear about 30 million fewer total words than their peers from higher-income families. An initiative to bridge this "word gap" aims to improve school readiness and long-term educational outcomes for our nation's children.
Help kids stay healthy this summer by ensuring they have adequate protection from the sun, with information to remain safe from the Centers for Disease Control, the Environmental Protection Agency, the National Institutes of Health, and more in the Federal Registry for Educational Excellence (FREE).