U.S. Department of Education
- WASHINGTON Continuing its efforts to ensure equal access to education free from discrimination, today the U.S. Department of Education released its proposal on improving schools' responses to sexual harassment and assault. - Washington, D.C.— U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released the following statement on the passing of former President George H.W. Bush:
"My heart and prayers are with the Bush family at this time of great loss. George H.W. Bush's gentle approach called us to the greater good, and his strong example over the years inspired many, me among them, to enter public service. - ATLANTA I'm pleased to be back at this conference with all of you who work so hard to educate, support, and serve students.
The role you play in their lives is essential. You are there for them as they take steps on their lifelong learning journeys. They might not always say it, but I will: your impact on students is significant. So, let me take this opportunity to thank you. - The Rural Opioid Federal Interagency Working Group recently released a Rural Resource Guide to help rural communities address the opioid epidemic. - In 2016 alone, 42, 249 Americans died of opioid overdoses. President Donald J. Trump declared the nation’s opioid crisis a public health emergency in October 2017 as the crisis continued to persist. More than 300,000 Americans have died from overdose since 2000 and this public health emergency has had a profound effect on students and families. Opioid addiction and overdose has been coined the “crisis next door” as it plagues American communities from cities to suburbs and rural areas. On October 2, 2018, the U.S.
Wash Post Education
Chronicle of Higher Education