March 12, 2020Secretary DeVos Releases New Resources for Educators, Local Leaders on K-12 Flexibilities, Student Privacy, and Educating Students with Disabilities During Coronavirus OutbreakU.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos issued new resources today that will assist education leaders in protecting student privacy and ensuring students with disabilities continue to receive services required under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) in the event of school closures due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
October 10, 2019
September 24, 2019Secretary DeVos Takes Steps to Ensure State Report Cards Provide Accessible, Accurate and Transparent Information on How Schools are Performing
WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released important information on how local education leaders can make sure parents and caregivers have accurate and accessible information on how schools are performing in their state.
July 2, 2018
WASHINGTON —U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the approval of Oklahoma’s consolidated state plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
May 3, 2018
WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the approval of South Carolina and Virginia’s consolidated state plans under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
November 28, 2016Education Department Releases Final Regulations to Promote a High-Quality, Well-Rounded Education and Support All Students
After considering and incorporating extensive feedback from stakeholders across the education system and the public, the U.S.
October 21, 2016
The U.S. Department of Education today released non-regulatory guidance to help states, districts and schools provide students with a more well-rounded education under Title IV, Part A, Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grants (SSAE).
September 23, 2016
The U.S. Department of Education today released non-regulatory guidance to help states, districts and schools provide effective services to improve the English language proficiency and academic achievement of English learners (ELs) through Title III of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act ESEA), as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
June 23, 2016
The U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services today released guidance to states, school districts and child welfare agencies on the new provisions in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) for supporting children in foster care.
May 26, 2016
In a major step toward implementing the new Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and providing important clarity for parents, students, and educators about the new law, U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. today announced proposed regulations to implement the law’s accountability, data reporting, and state plan provisions.