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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Measuring the Technology Return on Investment, Part II

Members of the VSTE Board of Directors will be taking time to periodically share their ideas and passions with the VSTE membership. In this edition, Board member Meg Swecker will talk about the approach used by Roanoke County Public Schools. Last week, Janet Copenhaver shared the strategies from Henry County Public Schools. Janet and Meg … Continue reading Measuring the Technology Return on Investment, Part II
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Big Deal Book, March 1, 2017

VSTE partners with Big Deal Media to bring you the best in online resources for digital learning and professional development plues grant and competition opportunities and more. In this edition, you can Promote Inclusiveness, Integrate Design Thinking, Shape Recess & More. Here are a few of our favorites from this edition...be sure to check the full … Continue reading Big Deal Book, March 1, 2017
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Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Praises President Trump’s Call to Increase Access to Quality Education for All Children

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released the following statement after President Trump’s address to the joint session of Congress: Tonight, President Trump delivered on his promise to support school choice and offer students access to quality options. No child, regardless of their ZIP code or family income, should be denied access to quality education.
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Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Praises Signing of Bills Encouraging Women to Join STEM Professions

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released the following statement after joining President Trump for the signing of the Promoting Women in Entrepreneurship Act and the Inspiring the Next Space Pioneers, Innovators, Researchers, and Explorers (INSPIRE)...
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Statement from Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Following Listening Session with Historically Black College and University Leaders

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released the following statement after meeting with presidents and chancellors of Historically Black Colleges and Universities at the White House: A key priority for this administration is to help develop opportuniti...
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Measuring The Technology Return on Instruction, Part I

Members of the VSTE Board of Directors will be taking time to periodically share their ideas and passions with the VSTE membership. In this edition, Board member Janet Copenhaver describes how Henry County Public Schools measured their Return on Instruction as they implemented a 1:1 program. Next week, Board members Meg Swecker will talk about the … Continue reading Measuring The Technology Return on Instruction, Part I
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