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  • January 19, 2018

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Education announced today two new hires:

    Johnny Collett – Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services

  • January 16, 2018

    Washington — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the approval of 11 consolidated state plans under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

    "The plans approved today met the requirements of the law," said Secretary DeVos. "These plans should not be seen as a ceiling, but as a foundation upon which states can improve education for students."

  • January 16, 2018

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

    “Puerto Rico’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 Puerto Rico can improve education for its students."

  • January 16, 2018

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

    “Washington’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 Washington can improve education for its students.”

  • January 16, 2018

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

    “Wyoming’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 Wyoming can improve education for its students.”

  • 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."