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New Hampshire’s State Education Plan Approved by U.S. Department of Education

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced the approval of New Hampshire’s consolidated education plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) on Friday, January 19th, 2018. “New Hampshire’s plan met the requirements of the law, and so … Continue reading

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What Will Betsy DeVos Do with Ed Tech?

The nominee for education secretary has expressed interest in technology, but it’s unclear how significant its role will be if her appointment is confirmed. U.S. Department of Education secretary nominee Betsy DeVos appears most prominently in the public record as … Continue reading

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Education Technology in the News – 26 September 2016

News: The White House released an online interactive resource package called a Safe Place to Learn. The package provides materials to support school efforts to prevent and eliminate peer-to-peer sexual harassment and sexual violence. They are also putting guidance out … Continue reading

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Education Technology in the News – 14 September 2016

News: The Association for Career and Technical Education and Advance CTE released a joint statement, encouraging Congress to act immediately to reauthorize the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006, citing momentum on legislation in the House. The … Continue reading

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US Department of Education Proposes ESSA Spending Rules Stressing “Supplement not Supplant”

Today, the U.S. Department of Education (the Department) released proposed regulations to implement the requirement in Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), as recently revised by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), that federal funds must … Continue reading

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Education News Updates: August 2016

Every Dollar Counts: In Defense of the Education Department’s ‘Supplement Not Supplant’ Proposal    http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2811950 A new paper from two Columbia Law School scholars defends the Education Department’s proposed regulatory language implementing ESSA, Title I’s supplement, not supplant provisions. Evidence compellingly … Continue reading

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Federal Policy Updates

General News: The House Committee on Education and the Workforce unanimously approved bipartisan legislation (H.R. 5587) to update the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act. The archived webcast of the markup can be viewed here. The bipartisan co-chairs … Continue reading

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#GoOpen New Hampshire Open Education Week March 7-11

Open Education Week’s goal is to raise awareness about free and open educational opportunities that exist for everyone, everywhere, right now.  http://www.openeducationweek.org/ Open Education Week is coordinated by the The Open Education Consortium, an association of hundreds of institutions and organizations … Continue reading

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13 States Kick Off #GoOpen Education Resources Initiatives

The U.S. Education Department is helping lead the charge at the state and district level to shift to openly licensed educational resources. MARIN COUNTY, Calif. — State leaders across the country are sending the message that they will support schools … Continue reading

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The White House and Michelle Obama Release $250M ‘Open eBooks’ App for Title I and Special Education Teachers

Do you remember how it felt when you first read what would eventually become your favorite book? For many students, that’s a feeling that’s hard to come by—books aren’t always cheap or easily accessible, especially when school budgets are stretched … Continue reading

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