Category Archives: Administration

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Apply to be a White House Fellow

The White House Fellows program 2015-2016 has officially launched online on November 1, 2014! Open season is from November 1, 2014 to January 15, 2015.  The program’s mission is to expose Fellows to first-hand, high-level experience in the Federal government. … Continue reading

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New Resources from the Center on Great Teachers and Leaders

In October, the Center on Great Teachers and Leaders (GTL) released several new and exciting resources Understanding Teaching Conditions (Professional Learning Module) | October 2014. Improving teaching conditions is essential for states and districts to address equitable access to effective … Continue reading

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New Resources from the CEEDAR Center

The CEEDAR Center has released two new resources available for download.  The Role of State Policy in Preparing Educators to Meet the Learning Needs of Students with Disabilities: This paper summarizes the current state policy context regarding educator standards and … Continue reading

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Save the Date! OSERS Webinar on Preparing for Postsecondary Education and Employment.

Please mark your calendar! On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, from 2:00pm to 3:30pm, the Youth Transitions Collaborative, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) will host an educational webinar entitled, Determined to Succeed: Preparing for … Continue reading

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The Office of Special Education Programs Releases Two Awards for Applications

The following Applications for New Awards; Personnel Development To Improve Services and Results for Children With Disabilities; Personnel Preparation in Special Education, Early Intervention, and Related Services was published in the Federal Register on Wednesday, October 22, 2014.  Notice inviting … Continue reading

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Improving Data, Improving Outcomes Conference

This fall, over 450 early learning professionals from around the country gathered in New Orleans, Louisiana to attend the Improving Data, Improving Outcomes conference.  This conference, hosted by The Center for IDEA Early Childhood Data Systems (DaSy) along with the … Continue reading

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35 states and Puerto Rico have applied for grants under the new $250 million Preschool Development Grants program

On October 27, 2014, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced that 35 states and Puerto Rico have applied for grants under the new $250 million Preschool Development Grants program. By significantly … Continue reading

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NAEP Releases Data Backpack Tools

Educators can use the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) data backpack tools to better understand student performance on the test and make informed decisions that improve student achievement. The data backpack helps educators identify NAEP’s proficient level of achievement … Continue reading

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U.S. Department of Education Announces Guidance on Bullying of Students with Disabilities

As part of National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month, the U.S. Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) today issued guidance to schools reminding them that bullying is wrong and must not be tolerated – including against America’s 6.5 million students … Continue reading

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CEC Unites with PACER Center and Partners for National Bullying Month

The End of Bullying Begins with Me is the message to remember during PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Month in October. It’s a time when communities unite nationwide to raise awareness of bullying prevention through events, activities, outreach, and education. PACER … Continue reading

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