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.
July 20, 2017
Thank you, Lisa, for the kind introduction.
It's good to be here at ALEC, with so many friends and quality leaders shaping policy across all 50 states. A special thanks to my fellow Michiganders, thanks so much for joining us and for your hard work in the Great Lakes State.
May 22, 2017
Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos delivered keynote remarks to the American Federation for Children's National Policy Summit in Indianapolis, Indiana.
May 22, 2017Prepared Remarks by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to the American Federation for Children's National Policy Summit
Thank you, Denisha, for the kind introduction, and congratulations on your graduation! I'm so proud of you and what you've achieved, and I know we are all looking forward to seeing how you make your mark in the world!
May 9, 2017
Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos gave the following remarks to the Arizona State University + Global Silicon Valley Summit in Salt Lake City, Utah:
Hello everyone, and thank you, Jeanne, for the kind welcome. It's great to be here at ASU GSV among so many of the great leaders and innovators in the education space.
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.
December 14, 2016
U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. today called on supporters of public education to set aside political and policy differences and work together to ensure all students – and especially the most vulnerable students – get the opportunity they need to be successful.
June 23, 2016
The U.S. Department of Education announced today that 16 states will receive more than $113 million in grants to continue efforts to turn around our nation's persistently lowest-achieving schools through awards from the Department's School Improvement Grants (SIG) program.
December 22, 2015U.S. Department of Education Approves Puerto Rico and Remaining Eight States' Plans to Provide Equal Access to Excellent Educators
As part of its Excellent Educators for All Initiative—designed to ensure that all students have equal access to a high-quality education—the U.S.