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  • #RethinkSchool: Rural District Embraces the 3 E’s to Advance Student-centered Vision - Superintendent Kirk Koennecke smiles as he recounts how his rural school district’s connection with the Lean Six Sigma business process began, as a
  • U.S. Secretary of Education Approves Oklahoma ESSA State Plan - WASHINGTON —U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the approval of Oklahoma’s consolidated state plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). “I am pleased to approve Oklahoma’s plan, which complies with the requirements of the law,” said Secretary DeVos. “I encourage states to use their plans as a starting point, rather than a finish line, to improve outcomes for all students.”
  • Prepared Remarks from Secretary DeVos to the National Leadership and Skills Conference - Thank you, Grace, for that introduction. Tim, thank you for putting students at the center of everything you do at SkillsUSA. Governor Bevin, thank you for the warm welcome to Kentucky and to Louisville. I've spent most of my life in the private sector, and I still feel more at home at events like this—with leaders of industry, creative thinkers, and doers — than in the acronym-obsessed halls of Washington, D.C.
  • Puerto Rico to Pilot New Student-Centered Funding System - WASHINGTON— U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced that the Puerto Rico Department of Education (PRDE) will be the first to pilot new flexibility under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) to create a student-centered funding system. The model is designed to equitably allocate local, state and federal resources based on student needs.
  • Be Safe and Healthy: Tips for a Fun-Filled Summer - June is National Safety Month and, with the onset of summer, what better time for tips to help children stay safe and healthy.
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