Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on Visit to North Park...
Friday, April 28, 2017

Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos visited with the students, parents and educators of North Park Elementary School in San Bernardino, California. The Secretary ate lunch with students, visited several classrooms and met with teachers, employees and school and community leaders. The S... .. read more..

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Convenes Parent Roundtable on Special Educ...
Friday, April 28, 2017

In recognition of Autism Awareness Month, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos convened a roundtable yesterday with parents of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder to gain a better understanding of the support these students receive and the challenges they face while navigating the education... .. read more..

Prepared Remarks by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to the Council of...
Thursday, April 27, 2017

Good evening, and thank you Chris, for that kind introduction. Before we begin, I'd like to thank CCSSO for hosting this event. Your Teacher of the Year program – the oldest of its kind – is a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the best teachers our nation has to offer. I'm delighted to be here a... .. read more..

Alabama board gets official explanation for grad rate debacle
Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Alabama superintendent Michael Sentance said he has not ruled out taking personnel actions against the person or persons responsible for not following "common sense" protocols. .. read more..

Bill allowing schools to teach about Christmas passes House committee
Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Rep. Mack Butler said he introduced the bill "to fight political correctness." .. read more..

Sex education reform bill passes House committee
Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Rep. Patricia Todd's bill to use "evidence-based" sex ed curriculum was approved by the House Education Policy Committee. .. read more..

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Recognizes National Reentry Week at Montgo...
Wednesday, April 26, 2017

In recognition of National Reentry Week, today, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos visited Montgomery County Correctional Facility in Boyds, Maryland, to learn about the facility’s education programs. After the visit, Secretary DeVos released the following statement: “For formerly incarcerat... .. read more..

Alabama education officials pull down inaccurate 2016 grad rates
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Months after being called out by federal education officials for artificially inflating graduation rates, state officials had to pull down 2016 graduation rates released last Friday because those, too, were inaccurate. .. read more..

Here are south Alabama's 13 best public high schools, US News says
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

U.S. News and World Report's annual ranking of the nation's best high schools has been released. .. read more..

Here are north Alabama's 15 best public high schools, US News says
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

U.S. News and World Report's annual ranking of the nation's best high schools has been released. .. read more..

Here are central Alabama's 25 best public high schools, US News says
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

U.S. News and World Report's annual ranking of the nation's best high schools has been released. .. read more..

Identification required to request Alabama restricted vital records
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Valid identification will be required to obtain Alabama restricted vital records effective May 1, 2017. .. read more..

U.S. Secretary of Education Announces Press Secretary
Monday, April 24, 2017

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the hiring of Liz Hill as the Education Department's press secretary. .. read more..

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Announces New Flexibilities for FAFSA File...
Monday, April 24, 2017

Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced new flexibilities available to institutions to use for verification of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA ®) information. The announcement is part of an ongoing effort to provide additional assistance to students and famili... .. read more..

Large drops in 2016 graduation rates for some Alabama districts
Saturday, April 22, 2017

The actual graduation rate was 84.8 percent for all students, down from 89.3 percent in 2015. That's a drop of 4.5 percentage points. .. read more..

Hurry if you need financial help for college
Saturday, April 22, 2017

Students need to be aware of financial aid deadlines for the colleges they hope to attend, Alabama Possible Executive Director Kristina Scott said. .. read more..

Celebrate Trailblazing Astronaut’s Accomplishments with STEM
Friday, April 21, 2017

Record-breaking NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson is set to shatter another mark, and you and your students can celebrate this historic event with some fun and educational resources that will enhance your students’ knowledge of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). .. read more..

Statement from Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on Visit to Van Wert City S...
Thursday, April 20, 2017

Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos visited Van Wert City Schools in Van Wert, Ohio, with American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten. The Secretary and Ms. Weingarten toured the Early Childhood Center, elementary and high school campuses and hosted a roundtable with par... .. read more..

ACCEL Academy: Take a first look inside Alabama's first charter school
Thursday, April 20, 2017

The ACCEL Day and Evening Academy is currently taking applications from students and faculty. .. read more..

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Congratulates National Teacher of the...
Thursday, April 20, 2017

Today, the Council of Chief State School Officers announced Sydney Chaffee, a ninth grade humanities teacher at Codman Academy Charter Public School in Dorchester, Massachusetts, as the 2017 National Teacher of the Year. U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released the following statement: "I... .. read more..

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