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Fighting Off the Wolves: ED and HHS Host Landmark Human Trafficking Prevention Event Fri, 15 Dec 2017 16:44:40 EST

U.S. Department of Education Releases Additional Funding to Support Schools and Students Impacted by Hurricanes Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:12:17 EST

Washington Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced $10.4 million in additional funds to assist students at more than 900 schools affected by the recent natural disasters. The Federal Work-Study (FWS) Program funds will be distributed to schools located in Federal Emergency Management Agency-declared major disaster areas impacted by hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, as well as schools across the nation that have enrolled a significant number of students from the impacted areas.

Secretary DeVos Announces Rethink School Summits to Highlight Innovation in K-12, Higher Ed Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:36:45 EST

Washington U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the Department will host two Rethink School Summits in the coming weeksthe first focused on higher education and the second on K-12. These summits will bring together education leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs from around the country who are demonstrating student-centric models can improve student achievement.

Department Issues New Q&A on Free Appropriate Public Education following Supreme Court Decision Thu, 07 Dec 2017 11:16:41 EST

Washington The U.S. Department of Education today released a question-and-answer document supporting the unanimous March 2017 U.S. Supreme Court opinion on the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)-related case Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District clarifying the scope of a free appropriate public education (FAPE).

Very Special Student Artists Display Vision, Imagination in VSA Exhibit at U.S. Department of Education Tue, 05 Dec 2017 20:03:09 EST