August 30, 2017
Meeting between the U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, Reverend Dr. RB Holmes and K-12 and HBCU Leaders
Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 11:45 – 3:00 p.m.
Bethel Family Life Center
406 N Bronough Street Tallahassee, FL 32301
August 29, 2017
WASHINGTON—The U.S. Department of Education today activated its emergency response contact center in response to the devastating impacts of Hurricane Harvey. The Department’s K-12 and Higher Education stakeholders who are seeking informational resources as well as those seeking relief from Department-based administrative requirements should contact the Department toll free at 1-844-348-4082 or by email at HarveyRelief@ed.gov.
August 16, 2017
Washington Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David J. Shulkin released the following statement after President Trump signed the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017 into law.
August 15, 2017
Washington U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the approval of Connecticut and Louisiana's respective consolidated state plans under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
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 3, 2017
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released the following statement after the Senate confirmed Peter Louis Oppenheim as Assistant Secretary of Education for Legislation and Congressional Affairs:
August 2, 2017
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos visited Grand Rapids (MI) Public Schools today for a roundtable discussion with superintendents from across the state of Michigan. The secretary opened the conversation by asking the group: “How can I best help you serve your students?”
The superintendents and the secretary discussed the following topics, among others:
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.
"Delaware has always been a state of firsts, so it should be no surprise that theirs was both the first state plan submitted and the first approved under ESSA," said Secretary DeVos.
August 1, 2017
WASHINGTON—Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced her intent to transform how Federal Student Aid (FSA) provides customer service to more than 42 million student loan borrowers.
July 26, 2017
WASHINGTON – Today, President Donald J. Trump donated his second quarter salary to the Department of Education to help fund a STEM-focused camp for students. The donation, totaling $100,000, was accepted by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos at the daily White House Press briefing where she delivered the following remarks: