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Written on 03/25/2015, 12:52 pm
Each March I look forward to joining colleagues from around the world at the International Summit on the Teaching Profession to learn from high-performing...
Written on 03/24/2015, 11:54 am
Principals! It’s time, once again, to nominate students for the President’s Education Awards Program! We’ve got four great reasons as to why you should...
Written on 03/24/2015, 11:54 am
Principals! It’s time, once again, to nominate students for the President’s Education Awards Program! We’ve got four great reasons as to why you should...
Written on 03/24/2015, 11:49 am
King/Drew Magnet High School isn’t just preparing its students for graduation; it’s preparing them for life. The school may be located in one of the most...
Written on 03/23/2015, 10:02 am
On Friday, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan visited Edwin M. Stanton Elementary in Philadelphia to highlight the need to support teachers and students...
Written on 03/20/2015, 04:44 pm
...Read more http://www.ed.gov/blog/2015/03/a-different-approach-to-ncaa-bracketology/
Written on 03/20/2015, 09:45 am
March is National Disability Awareness Month, a month dedicated to promoting awareness of the strengths and achievements of Americans with disabilities....
Written on 03/20/2015, 07:57 am
The Widows Sons Hillbilly Chapter will be hosting a Ride/Walk for Autism at Scott High School on Saturday, April 18.  The ride will go through...
Written on 03/19/2015, 02:40 pm
...Read more http://www.ed.gov/blog/2015/03/d-c-public-school-students-celebrate-their-creativity-and-knowledge-in-the-arts-at-ed/
Written on 03/19/2015, 12:42 pm
Cross-posted from The White House Blog....Cross-posted from The White House Blog.Read...
Written on 03/18/2015, 12:40 pm
Note: Speaker deviated from prepared remarks. Thank you for letting me be a part of your 12th annual legislative conference. Throughout its history,...
Written on 03/17/2015, 06:46 pm
The U.S. Department of Education announced six new grant awards today totaling $4.1 million through the Charter Schools Program (CSP) National Leadership...
Written on 03/17/2015, 01:42 pm
...Read more http://www.ed.gov/blog/2015/03/15-principals-one-united-voice/
Written on 03/16/2015, 06:45 pm
New data out today show some positive signs in ensuring every student has the opportunity to succeed, no matter their zip code. Between 2010-11 and...
Written on 03/16/2015, 06:39 pm
 ... Read more http://www.ed.gov/blog/2015/03/innovative-teaching-and-learning-strategies-at-austin-community-college/
Written on 03/16/2015, 02:39 pm
Thousands of students with visual or hearing disabilities can now access free, video-on-demand children’s television programming....Thousands of students...
Written on 03/16/2015, 12:25 pm
Graduation rates for black and Hispanic students increased by nearly 4 percentage points from 2011 to 2013, outpacing the growth for all students in the...
Written on 03/16/2015, 10:17 am
The U.S. Department of Education today announced the availability of free, video-on-demand children’s television programming for thousands of students...
Written on 03/15/2015, 04:37 pm
Cross-posted from the White House Blog. In this week’s address, President Obama laid out his vision for quality, affordable higher education for all...
Written on 03/13/2015, 08:37 pm
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan delivered the remarks below on a press call with National Urban League President Marc Morial about the importance...
Written on 03/13/2015, 02:59 pm
It’s that time of the year again … time to think about celebrating Pi Day! March 14 – (3/14) – has become an unofficial holiday dedicated to the rather...
Written on 03/11/2015, 04:00 pm
As a senior in high school, I felt as if I was the only one not excited about graduation because I had been denied acceptance to the universities for...
Written on 03/11/2015, 12:03 pm
Cross-posted from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy blog....Cross-posted from the White House Office of Science and Technology...
Written on 03/10/2015, 05:05 pm
Cross-posted from the White House blog. The single most important investment anyone can make in their future is to pursue higher education. But the one...
Written on 03/10/2015, 09:27 am
CAO Will Lead Instructional Teams, Including New College and Career Readiness DivisionNASHVILLE— Education Commissioner Candice McQueen today announced...
Written on 03/09/2015, 12:26 pm
Nationally, just 18 percent of all 9th graders complete four year degrees within 10 years. There needs to be a real sense of urgency as we move forward in...
Written on 03/09/2015, 07:01 am
Secretary Duncan issued the following statement on the 50th anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery marches:...Secretary Duncan issued the following...
Written on 03/06/2015, 04:25 pm
This post originally appeared on The White House Blog....This post originally appeared on The White House Blog.Read...
Written on 03/06/2015, 12:20 pm
Cross-posted from the White House blog....Cross-posted from the White House blog.Read...
Written on 03/05/2015, 11:12 am
...Read more http://www.ed.gov/blog/2015/03/overcoming-challenges-through-perseverance-and-the-arts/
Written on 03/04/2015, 03:48 pm
It’s time for reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. There’s no doubt change is necessary to ensure our children’s civil rights to...
Written on 03/04/2015, 01:03 pm
The Nancy Watters Memorial Walk will be on Friday, April 17, 2015, beginning at 9:00 AM at the Oneida City Park.   Pre-Register at...
Written on 03/02/2015, 03:44 pm
Here are the top 10 stories teachers read this month, based on clicks from one of our most popular newsletters, The Teachers Edition....Here are the top...
Written on 03/02/2015, 12:59 pm
NASHVILLE — Education Commissioner Candice McQueen today announced the formation of a special Tennessee Task Force on Student Testing and Assessment to...
Written on 02/27/2015, 06:57 pm
Following a review of 22 private collection agencies, the U.S. Department of Education announced today that it will wind down contracts with five private...
Written on 02/27/2015, 05:40 pm
...Read more http://www.ed.gov/blog/2015/02/visit-to-virginia-elementary-school-underscores-commitment-to-early-ed/
Written on 02/26/2015, 02:36 pm
When signing up for a new technology, digital service, or app, there’s a simple little check box near the end that most of us don’t give much thought. But...
Written on 02/26/2015, 11:38 am
In a recent video, the New York City Rescue Mission proved just how invisible America’s homeless are. Have the Homeless Become Invisible? illustrates the...
Written on 02/26/2015, 11:31 am
The U.S. Department of Education today released model terms of service guidance and a training video aimed at helping schools and districts protect...
Written on 01/20/2015, 12:26 pm
...Read more http://www.ed.gov/blog/2015/01/email-from-secretary-duncan-why-ill-be-watching-tonight/
Written on 01/20/2015, 10:14 am
Tonight, President Obama will deliver his sixth State of the Union Address to Congress and the Nation. From free Community College to early childhood...
Written on 01/19/2015, 02:15 pm
Yesterday, the Washington Post ran an op-ed by Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on the choices our country faces in replacing the Elementary and...
Written on 01/19/2015, 08:27 am
"We honor the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. today and every day when we give all children a real opportunity to attain a world-class...
Written on 01/16/2015, 02:36 pm
The US Department of Education's Office of Educational Technology (OET) in partnership with the Alliance for Excellent Education and with support from the...
Written on 01/16/2015, 01:00 pm
On Monday – which marked the 50th anniversary of the introduction of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) – Secretary Duncan laid out a bold...
Written on 01/16/2015, 08:00 am
...Read more http://www.ed.gov/blog/2015/01/top-5-fafsa-faqs/
Written on 01/14/2015, 12:16 pm
"There is agreement it is time to replace No Child Left Behind, and I look forward to working with Chairman Alexander, Sen. Murray and others in Congress...
Written on 01/14/2015, 08:00 am
Students at Jones Elementary School in Springdale, Arkansas face many potential obstacles to learning, including poverty, hunger, and trouble speaking and...
Written on 01/13/2015, 03:11 pm
The U.S. Department of Education today announced a nearly $570,000 grant to the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) to assist with ongoing...
Written on 01/12/2015, 04:18 pm
...Read more http://www.ed.gov/blog/2015/01/opportunity-is-not-optional-secretary-duncans-vision-for-americas-landmark-education-law/
Written on 01/12/2015, 03:30 pm
Thanks Thank you so much....Thanks Thank you so much.Read more http://www.ed.gov/node/18138
Written on 01/12/2015, 10:01 am
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today laid out a bold vision for the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) that continues a focus on the...
Written on 01/07/2015, 01:34 pm
The U.S. Departments of Education (ED) and Justice (DOJ) today released joint guidance reminding states, school districts and schools of their obligations...
Written on 01/07/2015, 10:42 am
The U.S. Departments of Education (ED) and Justice (DOJ) today released joint guidance reminding states, school districts and schools of their obligations...
Written on 01/05/2015, 10:00 am
When I first looked into my son’s eyes, I knew: I was lucky....When I first looked into my son’s eyes, I knew: I was lucky.Read...
Written on 01/04/2015, 09:00 am
College application deadlines are fast approaching and you may be wondering if you can even afford to go to college....College application deadlines are...
Written on 01/01/2015, 11:00 am
Did you hear? The 2015-16 FAFSA became available on January 1, 2015! Fill it out: fafsa.gov...Did you hear? The 2015-16 FAFSA became available on January...
Written on 12/29/2014, 10:48 am
The Science Fair dates for 2015 are listed below. Wednesday, March 4 - Fairview Elementary (New Date) Friday, March 6 - Burchfield Elementary...
Written on 10/22/2014, 11:07 am
Parent & Student Access to PowerSchool is Now Available! Each student's report card has instructions on how to access that student's...
Written on 07/17/2013, 08:00 am
The Scott County Board of Education is now accepting applications for a Math teacher for Scott High School.    Applicants must have a...
Written on 10/28/2010, 02:09 pm
  The Scott County Board of Education is now accepting applications for substitute bus drivers. Applicants must take and pass a background...
Written on 01/01/2000, 12:00 am
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