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Secretary DeVos Announces All Fall State ESSA Plan Submissions Complete, Ready for Peer Review

October 17, 2017 - 10:39am
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced that all consolidated state plans submitted by 34 states and Puerto Rico under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) for the fall deadline were found to be complete and ready for peer review.

Secretary DeVos Releases Statement on President's Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion

October 16, 2017 - 4:21pm
WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today released the following statement on the announcement of new members to the President's Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion.

Hurricane Relief Update–Secretary DeVos Visits Impacted Florida Schools, Department Maintains Close Contact with Affected Area Officials

October 11, 2017 - 12:40pm
Washington — As states and territories recover and rebuild from Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate, the U.S. Department of Education continues to provide assistance to the impacted students, schools and institutions. On Friday Oct. 6, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos visited two impacted schools in southern Florida—Everglades City School in Everglades City and Pinecrest Elementary in Immokalee—to speak with students and hear directly from teachers and administrators about their communities' recovery efforts and needs.