EDUCATIONAL NEWS

NEWS FROM EDUCATION WEEK

New Mexico sues Google over collection of children’s data

Florida House OKs ballot measure to limit school board terms

Tennessee lawmakers won’t ‘revisit’ voucher contract

South Dakota committee advances Native American schools plan

After criticism, Louisiana governor seeks $500 teacher raise

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Secretary DeVos Expands Earn and Learn Opportunities for Students at 190 Schools through Federal Work-Study Reform Initiative

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today the creation of a new initiative that allows more students to gain on-the-job experience with employers in their field of study as part of their Federal Work-Study (FWS) program. The initiative, known as an experimental site, expands FWS opportunities for students at 190 institutions.

U.S. Department of Education Launches Investigation into Foreign Gifts Reporting at Ivy League Universities

WASHINGTON — The U.S.

SchoolSafety.gov Launches to Help Educators, Administrators, Parents, and Law Enforcement Prepare for Threats

WASHINGTON — The Trump Administration today launched the Federal School Safety Clearinghouse website: SchoolSafety.gov. This website is a one-stop-shop of resources for K-12 administrators, educators, parents, and law enforcement to use to prepare for and address various threats related to safety, security, and support in schools. President Trump established the Federal Commission on School Safety to review safety practices and make meaningful and actionable recommendations of best practices to keep students safe.

President Trump Proposes Transformative, Student-First Budget to Return Power to States, Limit Federal Control of Education

WASHINGTON — The President released today his budget request for the U.S. Department of Education for the 2021 fiscal year. This transformative, student-first budget prioritizes improving student achievement, reducing the outsized Federal role in education, and returning control over education decisions to whom it belongs—State and local leaders, teachers, parents, and students.

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Releases Statement on State of the Union

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released the following statement on President Donald J. Trump’s 2020 State of the Union Address:

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