December 18, 2018Federal Commission on School Safety Releases Comprehensive Resource Guide for Keeping Students, Teachers Safe at School
WASHINGTON—After months of research, visiting successful programs around the nation, and receiving testimony from experts and concerned citizens, today the Federal Commission on School Safety (Commission) released a 177-page report detailing 93 best practices and policy recommendations for improving safety at schools across the country.
December 14, 2018Department of Education Hosts Rethink CTE Summit to Identify Opportunities for Expanding CTE Access and Impact through Perkins V
WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, Assistant Secretary for Career, Technical and Adult Education Scott Stump and more than 100 stakeholders met today at the Department of Education to collaborate on ways to rethink Career and Technical Education.
The Rethink CTE Summit expanded on the Department’s Rethink Education initiative and served as an implementation launch of the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V).
December 1, 2018
Washington, D.C.— U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released the following statement on the passing of former President George H.W. Bush:
"My heart and prayers are with the Bush family at this time of great loss. George H.W. Bush's gentle approach called us to the greater good, and his strong example over the years inspired many, me among them, to enter public service.