The Rural Opioid Federal Interagency Working Group recently released a Rural Resource Guide to help rural communities address the opioid epidemic.
Posted on: 19 November 2018 | 7:04 pm
Imagine asking a group of urban students how they upcycle. I assumed I would get answers such as, ‘We keep scrap paper and use it for other projects’ or ’We reuse cardboard paper towel inserts for various projects in our classes’. However, after participating in this year’s “Living School Grounds” 2018 Green Strides Tour in St. Louis, Missouri and seeing the innovative efforts of nine unique schools, I have a new understanding of what it means to be green.
Posted on: 16 November 2018 | 6:53 pm
WASHINGTON Continuing its efforts to ensure equal access to education free from discrimination, today the U.S. Department of Education released its proposal on improving schools' responses to sexual harassment and assault.
Posted on: 16 November 2018 | 12:28 pm
When asked to share their thoughts on the benefits of school choice and their homeschool experience, this military family did what they do every da
Posted on: 15 November 2018 | 5:46 pm
In June of 2017, President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order titled, “Expanding Apprenticeships in America.” This order called for the creation of a special Task Force to identify strategies and proposals to promote apprenticeships in the United States. To meet this challenge, Department of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta brought together representatives from companies, labor unions, trade associations, educational institutions and public agencies.
Posted on: 14 November 2018 | 6:28 pm
Posted on: 13 November 2018 | 7:59 pm
SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today joined Senate education committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn) at Sevier County High School to show students and local guidance counselors how to use the newly launched myStudentAid mobile app.
Posted on: 13 November 2018 | 6:10 pm
Principals lead schools in preparing students for successful lives. They are expected to be leaders and guide administrators through vision, instructional leadership, data analysis and planning. It seems pretty clear and defined, right? Yet, most often, if you ask veteran principals if they were prepared to become a principal, they will say “I thought I was until I found myself sitting in that chair.” That answer doesn’t mean they weren’t adequately trained and didn’t have sufficient teaching experiences or internships. It simply means comprehending the significance and complexity of t
Posted on: 9 November 2018 | 8:11 pm
Students need a strong foundation in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math, including computer science) education to be prepared for the caree
Posted on: 8 November 2018 | 7:23 pm
When it came time for Miami resident Lily Suquet and her son Ethan to determine which middle school Ethan would attend, they decided to shop around
Posted on: 8 November 2018 | 1:52 pm
The U.S. Department of Education announced today that it has not only fulfilled but surpassed President Trump's directive to invest $200 million in high-quality science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), including computer science, education. In total, the Department obligated $279 million in STEM discretionary grant funds in Fiscal Year 2018.
Posted on: 8 November 2018 | 10:52 am
WASHINGTON – Building on her commitment to empower parents and guardians with relevant, transparent information on their local schools, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released today a resource guide to understanding state and local report cards required by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
Posted on: 7 November 2018 | 3:16 pm
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos met yesterday with teachers from Educators for Excellence (E4E) to get their input on how the Department can help to elevate, support and honor teachers and the teaching profession.
Posted on: 6 November 2018 | 2:41 pm