Statement from Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on the America First Budget

Today, the Trump administration released the FY 2018 Budget Blueprint: A Blueprint to Make America Great Again. This blueprint meets the President’s promises to support our military, prioritize border security, veterans’ health care, and school choice, and to eliminate hundreds of redundant, overlapping or ineffective programs. U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos issued the following statement:
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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Announces Release of Updated ESSA Consolidated State Plan Template

In a letter delivered today to chief state school officers, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos provided clarity on the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) implementation and released the updated template for the consolidated state plans. Secretary ...
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U.S. Education Department Reaches Agreement with Palo Alto Unified School District to Ensure Prompt, Equitable Responses to Reports of Violations of Title IX

The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has reached an agreement with the Palo Alto Unified School District in Palo Alto, California after finding that the district's handling of complaints violated Title IX of the Education Am...
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U.S. Education Department Reaches Agreement with Palo Alto Unified School District to Ensure Prompt, Equitable Responses to Reports of Violations of Title IX

The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has reached an agreement with the Palo Alto Unified School District in Palo Alto, California after finding that the district's handling of complaints violated Title IX of the Education Am...
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Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and U.S. Department of Education Office of Federal Student Aid (FSA) Statement about the IRS Data Retrieval Tool (DRT)

The IRS Data Retrieval Tool on fafsa.gov and StudentLoans.gov is currently unavailable. We are working to resolve the issue as quickly as possible. However, at this time, the IRS anticipates the online data tool will be unavailable for several weeks.
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Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and U.S. Department of Education Office of Federal Student Aid (FSA) Statement about the IRS Data Retrieval Tool (DRT)

The IRS Data Retrieval Tool on fafsa.gov and StudentLoans.gov is currently unavailable. We are working to resolve the issue as quickly as possible. However, at this time, the IRS anticipates the online data tool will be unavailable for several weeks.
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Readout of Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ Meeting with LGBTQ families, Equality Michigan, GLSEN and NCTE

What: Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos meeting with members of the transgender community and LGBTQ advocacy leadersWhen: March 8, 2017 @ 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.Where: Lyndon Baines Johnson Education Building Secretary's Conference Room 400 Maryland Ave...
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Readout of Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ Meeting with Agudath Israel of America

What: Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, Agudath Israel of AmericaWhen: March 8, 2017 @ 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.Where: Lyndon Baines Johnson Education Building 400 Maryland Avenue, SW Secretary's Conference Room Washington, DC 20202 This morning, U.S. Se...
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U.S. Department of Education Announces 2017 National Professional Development Grant Competition to Support Educators of English Learner Students

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA), announced recently in the Federal Register, the availability of $20 million for its National Professional Development (NPD) grant competition to support educators of English Learner (EL) students.
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Statement from Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on Visit to St. Andrew Catholic School

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos issued the following statement after today's visit to St. Andrew Catholic School in Orlando, Fla.: Parents deserve the right to choose the education that is best for their child. Today's discussion at St. Andr...
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