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US Department of Education Begins Transition to ESSA

Now that the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) is signed into law, the next step is the United States Department of Education (ED) issuing guidance and regulations. (For more on what’s included in ESSA, click here.) ED has started the … Continue reading

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U.S. Department of Education Takes First Steps in Transition to New Law

CONTACT:    Press Office, (202) 401-1576 or press@ed.gov U.S. Department of Education Takes First Steps in Transition to New Law Every Student Succeeds Act replaces No Child Left Behind as the nation’s P-12 law The U.S. Department of Education today took the first steps … Continue reading

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Richard Culatta Resigning as Ed-Tech Director at U.S. Department of Education

Richard Culatta, who directed the U.S. Department of Education’s office of educational technology during a time of rapid, if uneven, digital adoption in the nation’s schools, announced that he will resign from his post this month. The department said that Culatta … Continue reading

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#GoOpen USDOE Creates New Advisor for Open Education

US Office of Educational Technology, Richard Culatta, announced today that Secretary Arne Duncan will visit a Future Ready district in Williamsfield, Illinois.  The purpose of the visit is to highlight the great work Williamsfield Community School District has done in … Continue reading

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Join the Ed Tech Developers Tour

What an exciting week ahead in Ed Tech!  We are flying out to Chicago for the next stop on the Ed Tech Developers’ Tour.  On Wednesday, August 12, we will be joining the Chicago Education Innovation Pitch Fest, powered by … Continue reading

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Administration Honors Schools, Districts and Postsecondary Institutions for Sustainable Facilities, Health, and Learning Practices

White House Council on Environmental Quality Managing Director Christy Goldfuss and NOAA Director of Education Louisa Koch joined U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan yesterday to congratulate the 2015 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools, District Sustainability Awardees, and Postsecondary … Continue reading

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Tuesday, April 21: Watch the Games for Learning Summit Live

Join Office of US Educational Technology on Tuesday, April 21st for the day-long Games for Learning Summit! The summit will bring together educators, researchers, students and video game developers to share strategies for the creation and use of high quality games … Continue reading

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US Office of Educational Technology Releases New Guide for Ed Tech Developers!

The Office of Educational Technology at the US Department of Education released the Ed Tech Developer’s Guide, the first-ever guide for developers, startups and entrepreneurs from the U.S. Department of Education. The Office of Educational Technology canvassed all parts of … Continue reading

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President Obama’s Budget Includes $200 M for EETT Program

On February 2, the Obama Administration’s 2016 education budget request included $200M for a revised version of the Enhancing Education Through Technology (EETT) grant program. As many of you know, the EETT program launched in 2001 with $675M, funding was reduced in increments over … Continue reading

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Help prepare students for success by signing the Future Ready pledge!

Join us in helping the Department of Education and the Alliance for Excellent Education make all school districts Future Ready. Future Ready aims to maximize digital learning opportunities and help school districts across the country better prepare students for success … Continue reading

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