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Osso VR Chosen as Winner in EdSim Challenge Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:32:20 EDT

Today, the U.S. Department of Education announced the winner in the EdSim Challenge, a competition to design the next-generation of simulations that strengthen career and technical education. The EdSim Challenge called upon the virtual reality, video game developer and educational technology communities to submit concepts for immersive simulations that will prepare students for a globally competitive workforce and spur an ecosystem of virtual and augmented reality technology in education.

Vocational Rehabilitation Success Story: George (Burt) Petley Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:54:22 EDT

Note: In recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency (GVRA), a St

Secretary DeVos Announces All Fall State ESSA Plan Submissions Complete, Ready for Peer Review Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:39:00 EDT

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced that all consolidated state plans submitted by 34 states and Puerto Rico under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) for the fall deadline were found to be complete and ready for peer review.

Secretary DeVos Releases Statement on President's Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion Mon, 16 Oct 2017 16:21:44 EDT

WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today released the following statement on the announcement of new members to the President's Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion.

Prepared Remarks by Secretary DeVos to the Washington Policy Center Fri, 13 Oct 2017 19:20:13 EDT

Thank you, Ami, for that introduction and for what you do to advocate for our kids and their futures. And thank all of you for the work you do to improve the lives of Evergreen Staters. You know, my job may be in a place that's called Washington, but please know that I prefer to be in this Washington. In fact, I was delighted to welcome one of your own into my family just a few years ago. A young man from Mukilteo married my daughter and he is the proud dad of one of my sweet granddaughters.