ED News https://www./ en Thu, 12 Mar 北京体彩网官方网站 19:11:12 -0400 Fri, 13 Mar 北京体彩网官方网站 09:41:16 -0400 Readout of the U.S. Department of Education's Coronavirus Conference Call with Chief State School Officers https://www./news/press-releases/readout-us-department-educations-coronavirus-conference-call-chief-state-school-officers WASHINGTON — Today, the U.S. Department of Education and other federal partners hosted a conference call with the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) to discuss the Administration's response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) and to answer their members' questions about school closures, school meal programs, testing and accountability measures, and grant administration, among other topics. https://www./news/press-releases/readout-us-department-educations-coronavirus-conference-call-chief-state-school-officers Thu, 12 Mar 北京体彩网官方网站 19:11:12 EDT ED News Secretary DeVos Releases New Resources for Educators, Local Leaders on K-12 Flexibilities, Student Privacy, and Educating Students with Disabilities During Coronavirus Outbreak https://www./news/press-releases/secretary-devos-releases-new-resources-educators-local-leaders-k-12-flexibilities-student-privacy-and-educating-students-disabilities-during-coronavirus-outbreak WASHINGTON — U.S. https://www./news/press-releases/secretary-devos-releases-new-resources-educators-local-leaders-k-12-flexibilities-student-privacy-and-educating-students-disabilities-during-coronavirus-outbreak Thu, 12 Mar 北京体彩网官方网站 16:05:56 EDT ED News Prepared Remarks to the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human 北京体彩网官方网站, Education, and Related Agencies https://www./news/speeches/prepared-remarks-senate-appropriations-subcommittee-labor-health-and-human-services-education-and-related-agencies-0 Chairman Blunt, Ranking Member Murray, and Members of the Subcommittee: Thank you for the opportunity to testify on the President's Fiscal Year 2021 Budget. While we are discussing a budget, it's important to remember that, as it's been said, "the size of the federal budget is not an appropriate barometer of social conscience." Federal government spending does not determine everything that's important to us, nor is it the only solution when we encounter challenges and opportunities. Instead, "We the People" overcome challenges and seize opportunities. https://www./news/speeches/prepared-remarks-senate-appropriations-subcommittee-labor-health-and-human-services-education-and-related-agencies-0 Thu, 05 Mar 北京体彩网官方网站 17:02:56 EST ED News Secretary DeVos Launches Innovative Pilot at Four Universities for Students to Access Financial Aid Refunds https://www./news/press-releases/secretary-devos-launches-innovative-pilot-four-universities-students-access-financial-aid-refunds WASHINGTON — Federal Student Aid launched today the myFSApay program pilot for students at Jackson State University, Purdue University, the University of California-Riverside, and the University of Georgia. This innovative pilot will allow students at the participating schools to choose to receive their financial aid refunds—after expenses such as tuition, fees, and room and board are paid—on a prepaid card with a linked online account accessible through the myStudentAid mobile app. https://www./news/press-releases/secretary-devos-launches-innovative-pilot-four-universities-students-access-financial-aid-refunds Fri, 28 Feb 北京体彩网官方网站 16:12:22 EST ED News Prepared Remarks by Secretary DeVos to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human 北京体彩网官方网站, Education, and Related Agencies https://www./news/speeches/prepared-remarks-secretary-devos-house-appropriations-subcommittee-labor-health-and-human-services-education-and-related-agencies-0 Chairwoman DeLauro, Ranking Member Cole, and Members of the Subcommittee: Thank you for the opportunity to testify on the President's Fiscal Year 2021 Budget. While we are discussing a budget, it's important to remember that Federal government spending does not determine everything that's important to us, nor is it the only solution when we encounter challenges and opportunities. Instead, "We the People" overcome challenges and seize opportunities. https://www./news/speeches/prepared-remarks-secretary-devos-house-appropriations-subcommittee-labor-health-and-human-services-education-and-related-agencies-0 Thu, 27 Feb 北京体彩网官方网站 16:59:11 EST ED News Secretary DeVos Requires Sweeping Changes at USC After Title IX Investigation Finds University Failed for Years to Protect Students from Sexual Abuse https://www./news/press-releases/secretary-devos-requires-sweeping-changes-usc-after-title-ix-investigation-finds-university-failed-years-protect-students-sexual-abuse WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today that the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) will require the University of Southern California (USC) to make sweeping changes to its Title IX procedures after finding that the school failed to protect students from Dr. George Tyndall, formerly employed as a gynecologist at the school's student health center, since as far back as 1989. https://www./news/press-releases/secretary-devos-requires-sweeping-changes-usc-after-title-ix-investigation-finds-university-failed-years-protect-students-sexual-abuse Thu, 27 Feb 北京体彩网官方网站 14:39:58 EST ED News Secretary DeVos Announces New Civil Rights Initiative to Combat Sexual Assault in K-12 Public Schools https://www./news/press-releases/secretary-devos-announces-new-civil-rights-initiative-combat-sexual-assault-k-12-public-schools WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today a new Title IX enforcement initiative, led by the Department's Office for Civil Rights (OCR), to combat the troubling rise of sexual assault in K-12 public schools. This initiative will enhance OCR's enforcement of Title IX in both elementary and secondary public schools and strengthen the ability of schools to respond to all incidents of sexual harassment and assault. https://www./news/press-releases/secretary-devos-announces-new-civil-rights-initiative-combat-sexual-assault-k-12-public-schools Wed, 26 Feb 北京体彩网官方网站 10:41:12 EST ED News Federal Student Aid Delivers on Secretary DeVos' Promise to Modernize, Personalize Customer Experience https://www./news/press-releases/federal-student-aid-delivers-secretary-devos-promise-modernize-personalize-customer-experience WASHINGTON — Delivering on U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos' promise to modernize and personalize customer experience with federal student aid, the Education Department announced today transformative upgrades to StudentAid.gov. The updated website now features new tools, which provide students with detailed information about the grants and loans they have received and guide them to a personalized recommendation for a loan repayment plan. https://www./news/press-releases/federal-student-aid-delivers-secretary-devos-promise-modernize-personalize-customer-experience Mon, 24 Feb 北京体彩网官方网站 10:36:24 EST ED News Secretary DeVos Expands Earn and Learn Opportunities for Students at 190 Schools through Federal Work-Study Reform Initiative https://www./news/press-releases/secretary-devos-expands-earn-and-learn-opportunities-students-190-schools-through-federal-work-study-reform-initiative WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today the creation of a new initiative that allows more students to gain on-the-job experience with employers in their field of study as part of their Federal Work-Study (FWS) program. The initiative, known as an experimental site, expands FWS opportunities for students at 190 institutions. https://www./news/press-releases/secretary-devos-expands-earn-and-learn-opportunities-students-190-schools-through-federal-work-study-reform-initiative Wed, 19 Feb 北京体彩网官方网站 15:22:58 EST ED News U.S. Department of Education Launches Investigation into Foreign Gifts Reporting at Ivy League Universities https://www./news/press-releases/test-0 WASHINGTON — The U.S. https://www./news/press-releases/test-0 Wed, 12 Feb 北京体彩网官方网站 18:10:50 EST ED News SchoolSafety.gov Launches to Help Educators, Administrators, Parents, and Law Enforcement Prepare for Threats https://www./news/press-releases/schoolsafetygov-launches-help-educators-administrators-parents-and-law-enforcement-prepare-threats WASHINGTON — The Trump Administration today launched the Federal School Safety Clearinghouse website: SchoolSafety.gov. This website is a one-stop-shop of resources for K-12 administrators, educators, parents, and law enforcement to use to prepare for and address various threats related to safety, security, and support in schools. President Trump established the Federal Commission on School Safety to review safety practices and make meaningful and actionable recommendations of best practices to keep students safe. https://www./news/press-releases/schoolsafetygov-launches-help-educators-administrators-parents-and-law-enforcement-prepare-threats Mon, 10 Feb 北京体彩网官方网站 15:22:07 EST ED News President Trump Proposes Transformative, Student-First Budget to Return Power to States, Limit Federal Control of Education https://www./news/press-releases/president-trump-proposes-transformative-student-first-budget-return-power-states-limit-federal-control-education WASHINGTON — The President released today his budget request for the U.S. Department of Education for the 2021 fiscal year. This transformative, student-first budget prioritizes improving student achievement, reducing the outsized Federal role in education, and returning control over education decisions to whom it belongs—State and local leaders, teachers, parents, and students. https://www./news/press-releases/president-trump-proposes-transformative-student-first-budget-return-power-states-limit-federal-control-education Mon, 10 Feb 北京体彩网官方网站 13:58:06 EST ED News U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Releases Statement on State of the Union https://www./news/press-releases/us-secretary-education-betsy-devos-releases-statement-state-union U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released the following statement on President Donald J. Trump's 北京体彩网官方网站 State of the Union Address: https://www./news/press-releases/us-secretary-education-betsy-devos-releases-statement-state-union Wed, 05 Feb 北京体彩网官方网站 07:28:41 EST ED News U.S. Department of Education, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Better Serve Student Loan Borrowers https://www./news/press-releases/us-department-education-consumer-financial-protection-bureau-sign-memorandum-understanding-better-serve-student-loan-borrowers WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Education and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced a new coordination agreement in order to better serve student loan borrowers. Under the newly signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) the agencies will share complaint information from borrowers and meet quarterly to discuss observations about the nature of complaints received, characteristics of borrowers, and available information about resolution of complaints. https://www./news/press-releases/us-department-education-consumer-financial-protection-bureau-sign-memorandum-understanding-better-serve-student-loan-borrowers Mon, 03 Feb 北京体彩网官方网站 16:38:26 EST ED News U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Announces New Flexibility for States to Better Meet the Needs of Students, Local Communities https://www./news/press-releases/us-secretary-education-betsy-devos-announces-new-flexibility-states-better-meet-needs-students-local-communities WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced new flexibility for four states that are rethinking education in order to better serve students and meet local needs. Massachusetts, North Carolina, Texas and Vermont were recently approved to participate in the Education Flexibility Program (Ed-Flex), which was updated by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Ed-Flex encourages local innovation and returns power to states from the U.S. Department of Education by allowing states to waive certain federal statutory or regulatory requirements under the law. https://www./news/press-releases/us-secretary-education-betsy-devos-announces-new-flexibility-states-better-meet-needs-students-local-communities Fri, 31 Jan 北京体彩网官方网站 09:17:15 EST ED News