During the Back to School tour, Diane Auer Jones visited colleges in Delaware and Maryland to celebrate successful institutions and meet with stude
Posted on: 15 October 2018 | 8:10 pm
Like moths to a light, people from all over the country gravitate to Washington, D.C.
Posted on: 12 October 2018 | 9:14 pm
As a former English learner, teacher of English as a second language, administrator of migrant education, and now director of the Office of English
Posted on: 11 October 2018 | 9:21 pm
As the school year begins around the country, it is important to rethink the innovative ways we can best educate every student.
Posted on: 10 October 2018 | 8:01 pm
To rethink school, each of us needs to contribute to creating an ecosystem of innovative learning.
Posted on: 9 October 2018 | 6:44 pm
The 2018 National HBCU Week Conference, titled “HBCU Competitiveness: Aligning Institutional Missions with America’s Priorities,” focused efforts o
Posted on: 5 October 2018 | 7:35 pm
During the Back to School tour, I had the pleasure of touring the National Center for Aviation Trainin
Posted on: 4 October 2018 | 8:12 pm
WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today released a parent and guardian-friendly guide to the important flexibilities in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The "Dear Parent" letter, written in plain language, was released at a roundtable with parents, students and educators in Mississippi as part of the Secretary's "Rethink School" tour. The guide is available here.
Posted on: 4 October 2018 | 3:51 pm
For more than 50 years, the George Marshall Space Flight Center has helped design and build the engines, vehicles, and space instruments that make possible what was thought impossible. And Alabama’s own U.S. Space & Rocket Center inspires young campers to embark on missions of science and discovery. For students across America, the summer break is well over. Classes and homework have resumed. Learning has resumed.
Posted on: 3 October 2018 | 5:29 pm
It seems like yesterday that I began my career in higher education in a financial aid office in Upstate New York.
Posted on: 3 October 2018 | 5:13 pm
To help stem the rising cost of college textbooks, the U.S. Department of Education today announced a $4.9 million grant to the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) to lead a pilot program to develop free, open textbooks in targeted subjects.
Posted on: 3 October 2018 | 2:53 pm
My name is Frank Brogan and I am an educator with over 40 years in public service.
Posted on: 2 October 2018 | 7:46 pm
WASHINGTON—U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today that she will travel to four states during this year’s “Rethink School” tour, scheduled for Oct. 3 – 5, 2018.
Posted on: 2 October 2018 | 2:46 pm
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today nearly $2 million in supplemental funding for financially needy students in North Carolina impacted by Hurricane Florence. Additionally, more than $800,000 was provided for similar relief to students in South Carolina, totaling more than $2.8 million for the two states.
Posted on: 2 October 2018 | 2:42 pm
WASHINGTON—U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced that New Hampshire will be the second state to test new, innovative assessments as part of a pilot program authorized by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
Posted on: 2 October 2018 | 1:53 pm