Category Archives: Administration

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OSERS Federal Register Notice

The following information regarding OSERS Notices was published in the Federal Register during the week of November 17, 2014.  Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP): The following Notice of Applications for New Awards; Educational Technology, Media, and Materials for Individuals … Continue reading

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State Support for K12 Funding

The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) recently released a new report, Most States Still Funding Schools Less Than Before the Recession that found “At least 30 states are providing less funding per student for the 2014-15 school year … Continue reading

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A few questions for Joel Klein

According to widespread reports, in your just-published book about your time as chancellor of the New York City Schools, Mr. Klein, you wrote that firing a teacher “took an average of almost two and a half years and cost the … Continue reading

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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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