Elementary Secondary Education
September 9, 2021U.S. Department of Education Announces New Grant Program to Provide Funding to School Districts Being Penalized for Implementing COVID Safety Measures
Today, the U.S. Department of Education announced that it will launch a new grant program to provide additional funding to school districts that have funds withheld by their state or are otherwise financially penalized for implementing strategies to prevent the spread of COVID-19 consistent with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance, such as universal indoor masking.
April 9, 2021Secretary of Education Dr. Miguel Cardona Joins Roundtable Discussion with Students to Discuss Experiences During the Pandemic
Following the Department of Education's release of the COVID-19 Handbook, Volume 2: Roadmap to Reopening Safely and Meeting All Students' Needs, which includes research-based strategies to address the impact of the pandemic on students, educators, and staff, Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona held a virtual roundtable wi
February 22, 2021U.S. Department of Education Releases Guidance to States on Assessing Student Learning During the Pandemic
Today, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) is providing guidance to states emphasizing the importance of flexibility in administering assessments this year as a result of the pandemic and supporting the use of assessment data as a source of information for parents and educators to target resources and support, rather than for accountability purposes this year.
January 20, 2012
This page provides access to ESEA Flexibility Requests submitted by states, and other related documents.
September 27, 2011Technical Assistance Documents Accountability Addendum to ESEA Flexibility Request [MS Word, 1.8M] and Sample Addendum [PDF, 643K]