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  • U.S. Department of Education Releases Guidance to States on Assessing Student Learning During the Pandemic

    U.S. Department of Education Releases Guidance to States on Assessing Student Learning During the Pandemic | site |



    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Education press release dated: February 22, 2021) Today, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) is providing guidance to states emphasizing the importance of flexibility in administering assessments this year as a result of the pandemic and supporting the use of assessment data as a source of information for parents and educators to target resources and support, rather than for accountability purposes this year. State assessments and accountability systems play an important role in advancing educational equity, identifying student needs, and targeting the resources to address them. At the same time, some schools and districts may not be able to safely administer statewide summative assessments this spring using their standard practices, while others may wish to prioritize learning time during th...
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  • U.S. Department of Education COVID-19 Handbook Volume 1 - - - Strategies for Safely Reopening Elementary and Secondary Schools

    U.S. Department of Education COVID-19 Handbook Volume 1: Strategies for Safely Reopening Elementary and Secondary Schools | site |




    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Education press release dated: February 12, 2021)


    To reopen safely during the COVID-19 pandemic and maximize the amount of in-person instruction, schools need sufficient resources as well as adhered-to, strong state and local public health measures. Extraordinary efforts by states, districts, and schools have been underway to support students throughout the pandemic. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Department of Education (ED) are providing recommendations and considerations based on the most recent scientific evidence to support school and district leaders and educators in meeting these ever evolving, significant challenges. Consistent implementation of mitigation strategies during all school-related activities is critical fo...
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  • AFT and AAUP Launch New Deal Campaign for Higher Education

    AFT and AAUP Launch New Deal Campaign for Higher Education

    American Federation of Teachers and the American Association of University Professors launch New Deal Campaign for Higher Education | site |



    (Information contained in American Federation of Teachers [AFT] press release dated: February 10, 2021)

    Washington - - The American Federation of Teachers and the American Association of University Professors launched a joint national campaign Wednesday, “A New Deal for Higher Education,” calling for the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act and massive federal investment in colleges and universities.

    Activists joined AFT President Randi Weingarten, AAUP President Irene Mulvey, Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and the Roosevelt Institute’s Suzanne Kahn to lay out a vision of higher education as a public good and discuss a reimagined federal role for the sector under the Biden-Harris administration.

    The campaign’s website details how the
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  • ED Announces National Survey to Gather Critical Data on School Reopening

    ED Announces National Survey to Gather Critical Data on School Reopening

    ED Announces National Survey to Gather Critical Data on School Reopening |site |



    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Education press release dated: February 5, 2021)

    To help safely reopen America's schools and promote educational equity, the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) at the U.S. Department of Education today announced the largest representative and highest-quality effort yet to gather vital data on the impact of COVID-19 on students and the status of in-person learning.

    Currently, there is not enough data to understand the status of school re-opening and how students are learning nationwide. This project, known as the "NAEP 2021 School Survey," will collect high-quality data from a nationally and state-representative sample.

    Today's announcement follows President Biden's Jan. 21 Executive Order to ensure "the collection of data necessary to fully understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on students
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  • U.S. Education Department Letter Highlights Effort to Help Americans Pursue Higher Ed During Pandemic

    U.S. Education Department Letter Highlights Effort to Help Americans Pursue Higher Ed During Pandemic | site |


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Education press release dated: January 29, 2021)

    Following up on President Biden's Executive Order last week directing all federal agencies to address the current economic crisis resulting from the pandemic, the U.S. Department of Education today announced a special effort to help Americans pursue higher education.

    As part of its ongoing response to that order, the department released a letter reminding student financial aid administrators of their ability to make it easier for those who are unemployed or have received unemployment assistance to get federal aid for postsecondary education. For instance, the letter reminds aid administrators that they have authority under the Higher Education Act to engage in "professional judgment" — a process that allows them to adjust fact
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  • AFT’s Weingarten on President Biden’s Executive Order on Safely Reopening Schools

    American Federation of Teachers' Weingarten on President Biden’s Executive Order on Safely Reopening Schools | site |



    (Information contained in American Federation of Teachers [AFT] press release dated: January 21, 2021)

    Washington - - American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten issued the following statement as President Joe Biden prepared to sign an executive order to formulate a national strategy to safely reopen schools in the first 100 days of his administration: “Finally, we have a president who is committed to doing what educators, parents and students have yearned for since the first weeks of the pandemic—a real national plan to crush COVID that follows the science and secures the resources to make in-school learning safe. “All too often in this crisis, educators’ concerns were dismissed or derided to downplay or minimize the virus. We are already seeing the opposite with the Biden administration: They re...
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  • U.S. Department of Education Announces Biden-Harris Appointees

    U.S. Department of Education Announces Biden-Harris Appointees

    U.S. Department of Education Announces Biden-Harris Appointees | site |




    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Education press release: January 21, 2021)

    Washington - - Today, the U.S. Department of Education announced senior political appointees who will lead various parts of the agency. These diverse and accomplished individuals will bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the agency and work to quickly advance key education priorities for the Biden-Harris administration.

    Sheila Nix, Chief of Staff Sheila Nix comes to the Department of Education after leading Tusk Philanthropies. She has nearly three decades of leadership in political, domestic policy, and innovative nonprofit operations. She recently worked on the Biden for President campaign as a senior advisor to then Sen. Kamala Harris. During the second Obama/Biden term, Nix served as the Chief of Staff to Dr. Jill Biden and as a Deputy Assistant to Presi
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  • At the Request of President Biden, Acting Secretary of Education Will Extend Pause on Federal Student Loan Payments

    At the Request of President Biden, Acting Secretary of Education Will Extend Pause on Federal Student Loan Payments | site |




    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Education press release dated: January 21, 2021)

    At the request of President Biden, the Acting Secretary of Education will extend the pause on federal student loan payments and collections and keep the interest rate at 0%. Too many Americans are struggling to pay for basic necessities and to provide for their families. They should not be forced to choose between paying their student loans and putting food on the table.
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  • Library of Congress Accepting Applications for 2021 Literacy Awards Until March 5

    Library of Congress Accepting Applications for 2021 Literacy Awards Until March 5

    Library of Congress Accepting Applications for 2021 Literacy Awards Until March 5 | site |




    (Information contained in Library of Congress [LOC] press release dated: January 15, 2021)

    Applications are being accepted for the 2021 Library of Congress Literacy Awards from Jan. 15 to March 5. The awards are made possible through the generosity of philanthropist David M. Rubenstein.

    The Literacy Awards — established by the Library of Congress and Rubenstein — were first conferred in 2013 to honor and support organizations working to promote literacy both in the United States and abroad. The awards encourage the continuing development of innovative methods for promoting literacy and the dissemination of the most successful practices.
    The awards are intended to draw public attention to the importance of literacy and the need to promote literacy and encourage reading....
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  • U.S. Department of Education Quickly Makes Available More Than 21 Billion Dollars

    U.S. Department of Education Quickly Makes Available More Than 21 Billion Dollars

    U.S. Department of Education Quickly Makes Available More Than $21 Billion in Taxpayer Funds to Support Continued Education at Colleges, Universities | site |



    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Education press release dated: January 14, 2021)

    Washington - - The U.S. Department of Education announced today that an additional $21.2 billion is now available to institutions of higher education (IHEs) to serve students and ensure learning continues during the COVID-19 pandemic. This funding is allocated to the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund II (HEERF II) by the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA), which was signed into law by President Donald J. Trump on Dec. 27, 2020. The CRRSAA appropriated $82 billion for education, and the Department has made available all but $1.9 billion of that funding in the 18 days since the law was enacted. Earlier this year, former Secretary DeVos expeditious...
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