Prepared Remarks by Secretary DeVos to Students and Faculty at St. Marcus SchoolMon, 16 Sep 2019 10:26:28 EDT
Thank you, Jamie Hopson, for that kind introduction. And thanks, everyone, for letting me join you today.
It's hard to see summer end. But "back to school" season is an exciting time of year. I think it's useful, as we begin any new season, to reflect on where we've been, where we are, and importantly, where we want to go.
Hands-On Learning: A Day at the ZooTue, 10 Sep 2019 16:02:50 EDT Taking your student to the zoo is a great way to engage with them outside of the classroom and enjoy a hands-on learning experience together. Use this the guide below to make your trip engaging, educational, and enjoyable. Before your visit: Read a book about your child’s favorite animal to learn more about where it
Calling All Students to the Mars 2020 “Name the Rover” ContestTue, 03 Sep 2019 14:46:58 EDT K-12 students – enter your ideas to name the new Mars 2020 Rover! On August 27, 2019, NASA launched a national contest for Kindergarten to Grade 12 students to name the Mars 2020 rover, the newest robotic scientist to be sent to Mars. Scheduled to launch aboard a rocket in July 2020 from Cape Canaveral
U.S. Department of Education Continues Work to Improve Civil Rights Data QualityFri, 23 Aug 2019 12:47:27 EDT WASHINGTON— U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today that the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) will work collaboratively to improve the information collected in the Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC). The partnership between OCR and NCES will help to ensure that the CRDC data is valid, reliable and authenticated in a manner that provides a more accurate picture of key civil rights issues in education.
Spotlighting Whole Child, Whole School Sustainability in the State of WashingtonThu, 22 Aug 2019 16:16:39 EDT Year round, the U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools (ED-GRS) and its Green Strides outreach initiative share promising practices and resources in the areas of safe, healthy, and sustainable school environments; nutrition and fitness; and environmental education. Each fall, we have the pleasure of visiting school communities and highlighting their efforts. This year, the