Elementary Secondary Education
August 9, 2017
WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the approval of Nevada, New Jersey and New Mexico's respective consolidated state plans under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
August 1, 2017
Washington U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the approval of Delaware's consolidated state plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Delaware is the first plan advanced to the Secretary for her review and approval.
February 15, 2017U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos' Prepared Remarks at the Magnet Schools of America 2017 National Policy Training Conference
Below are the prepared remarks of U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos at the Magnet Schools of America 2017 National Policy Training Conference today, Wednesday, Feb. 15, in Washington, D.C.
Thank you for that kind introduction Todd, and thank you for inviting me to be here with you.
February 10, 2017
In a letter delivered today to chief state school officers, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos provided clarity on Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) implementation, in light of the actions related to the postponement of the accountability regulations and the Congressional Review Act.
September 26, 2016U.S. Department of Education Awards $91 Million to Support Racial and Socioeconomic Integration through Magnet Schools
March 25, 2016In a speech to the California Association for Bilingual Education, Secretary of Education John King discussed the benefits that bilingual and multilingual students bring to our nation's classrooms. To overcome 21st century challenges, everyone – from federal, state, and local governments, to community-based organizations, to schools and districts – must be diligent about preparing students equipped with the skills they need to be college- and career-ready.
November 13, 2015Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on Congressional process for reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
"It is good news for our nation's schools that Congress is taking the next step forward toward a serious bipartisan plan to revamp the outdated No Child Left Behind law. America's students deserve a bill that increases educational opportunity for all and lives up to the civil rights legacy of the original Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
September 28, 2015
September 25, 2015U.S. Department of Education Approves Waivers of Title I of the ESEA for Six CORE Districts in California
Building on the significant progress seen in America's schools over the last six years, the U.S.
August 28, 2015
The U.S. Department of Education announced today a $4 million grant competition for planning and launching high-quality public charter schools through the non-state educational agency grant program.