Category Archives: U.S. Department of Education

Improving Literacy for Students with Disabilities

U.S. Department of Education recently announced more than $4.4 million in grants to improve literacy skills, outcomes and results for children with disabilities, including those with dyslexia. Recipients of the grant include: University of Oregon ($1.5 million), American Institutes for … Continue reading

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Guidance to Redefine a Well-Rounded Education

The U.S. Department of Education recently released guidance urging states and school districts to use funding through a new block grant created by the Every Student Succeeds Act for a well-rounded education. The grant focuses on safe and healthy students, and … Continue reading

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Early Childhood Homelessness

The U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS), Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Education (ED) announced the release of an interagency policy statement on early childhood homelessness. The statement recommends ways early childhood and housing providers at the … Continue reading

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Early Childhood Homelessness

The U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS), Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Education (ED) announced the release of an interagency policy statement on early childhood homelessness. The statement recommends ways early childhood and housing providers at the … Continue reading

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Early Childhood Homelessness

The U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS), Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Education (ED) announced the release of an interagency policy statement on early childhood homelessness. The statement recommends ways early childhood and housing providers at the … Continue reading

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Technology Policy Brief for Early Learners

On October 21st, the U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services released a policy brief on the use of technology with early learners to help families implement active, meaningful and socially interactive learning. The brief includes a call … Continue reading

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Technology Policy Brief for Early Learners

On October 21st, the U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services released a policy brief on the use of technology with early learners to help families implement active, meaningful and socially interactive learning. The brief includes a call … Continue reading

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Technology Policy Brief for Early Learners

On October 21st, the U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services released a policy brief on the use of technology with early learners to help families implement active, meaningful and socially interactive learning. The brief includes a call … Continue reading

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Early Learning in ESSA: ED Releases Guidance

The U.S. Department of Education released non-regulatory guidance focused on how the nation’s new education law supports young children including those with disabilities. President Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) into law in December to reauthorize the Elementary … Continue reading

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Grant Awards for Students with Disabilities Transition Plans

The U.S. Department to Education has awarded $39 million in grants to 5 states to ensure students with disabilities are college and career ready. The five states receiving grants are: California, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts and Vermont. U.S. Secretary of Education, … Continue reading

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