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  • January 16, 2018

    Washington — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the approval of Pennsylvania's consolidated state plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

    "Pennsylvania's plan met the requirements of the law, and so I am happy to approve it," said Secretary DeVos. "This plan should not be seen as a ceiling, but as a foundation upon which Pennsylvania can improve education for its students."

  • January 16, 2018

    WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the approval of Wisconsin’s consolidated state plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

    “Wisconsin’s plan met the requirements of the law, and so I am happy to approve it,” said Secretary DeVos. “This plan should not be seen as a ceiling, but as a foundation upon which Wisconsin can improve education for its students."

  • January 16, 2018

    Washington — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the approval of New York's consolidated state plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

    "New York's plan met the requirements of the law, and so I am happy to approve it," said Secretary DeVos. "This plan should not be seen as a ceiling, but as a foundation upon which New York can improve education for its students."

  • January 16, 2018

    Washington — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the approval of Missouri's consolidated state plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

    "Missouri's plan met the requirements of the law, and so I am happy to approve it," said Secretary DeVos. "This plan should not be seen as a ceiling, but as a foundation upon which Missouri can improve education for its students."

  • January 16, 2018

    Washington — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the approval of Maryland's consolidated state plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

    "Maryland's plan met the requirements of the law, and so I am happy to approve it," said Secretary DeVos. "This plan should not be seen as a ceiling, but as a foundation upon which Maryland can improve education for its students."

  • January 16, 2018

    Washington — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the approval of Arkansas' consolidated state plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

    "Arkansas' plan met the requirements of the law, and so I am happy to approve it," said Secretary DeVos. "This plan should not be seen as a ceiling, but as a foundation upon which Arkansas can improve education for its students."

  • January 16, 2018

    Washington — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the approval of South Dakota's consolidated state plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

    "South Dakota's plan met the requirements of the law, and so I am happy to approve it," said Secretary DeVos. "This plan should not be seen as a ceiling, but as a foundation upon which South Dakota can improve education for its students."

  • January 11, 2018

    Washington—The U.S. Department of Education (Department) released today the findings of monitoring activities relating to Texas Education Agency's (TEA) compliance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

  • January 10, 2018

    WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the approval of Minnesota and West Virginia's consolidated state plans under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

  • December 20, 2017

    WASHINGTON – After careful review to ensure a fair and efficient process, the U.S. Department of Education (the Department) today unveiled an improved discharge process for borrower defense to repayment (BDR) claims.