Pa. Gov announces $7.2 million grant assisting behavioral needs students

Governor Tom Wolf today announced the Pennsylvania Department of Education will receive $7.2 million for school districts.
Betsy DeVos Confirmed

Pence breaks Senate tie to confirm DeVos as education secretary

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's choice of billionaire Betsy DeVos to be education secretary was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, but only after Vice...
SECRETARY OF EDUCATION JOHN KING SENDS LETTER TO STATES CALLING FOR AN END TO CORPORAL PUNISHMENT IN SCHOOLS

Secretary of Education John King Sends Letter to States Calling for an End to...

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Education Secretary John B. King Jr. sent a letter today urging state leaders to end the use of corporal punishment in schools, a practice repeatedly linked to...

Education Department Releases Guidance on Homeless Children and Youth

Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Education released guidance to states and school districts on the new provisions in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) for...

Education Department Denies Request for For-Profit Colleges to Convert to Non-Profit Status

Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Education denied a request from the Center for Excellence in Higher Education (CEHE), a Utah-based chain of for-profit career colleges,...

Guidance on Education of Children with Disabilities Attending Public Virtual Schools

Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) issued guidance in the form of a Dear Colleague Letter to states to ensure students...

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