Category Archives: equity

Members of Congress ask U.S. education secretary to rescind rule on equity services guidance

The U.S. Department of Education just issued an Interim Final Rule regarding its equitable services guidance for CARES Act funding to school districts. Access the U.S. Department of Education’s press release for details. U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton (Massachusetts) and U.S. Rep. Pete … Continue reading

Posted in equity, U.S. Department of Education, U.S. House of Representatives | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Minnesota of Department of Education provides Equity Lens Reflection resource

The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) recently added an “Equity Lens Reflection and Exploration Tool for Learning” page on its website. Click here to access this resource. Also, MDE recently updated its “Distance Learning and Teaching Implementation Guidance,” which is … Continue reading

Posted in Coronavirus, COVID-19, distance learning, equity, Minnesota Department of Education | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

School safety and equity Twitter chat set for Thursday, June 21

Join the National School Boards Association and the School Superintendents Association for a “School Safety and Equity” Twitter chat scheduled for 6 p.m. CDT on Thursday, June 21. To participate, come to NSBA’s Twitter page at https://twitter.com/NSBAComm Thursday, June 21, from 6 … Continue reading

Posted in equity, National School Boards Association, NSBA, school safety | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Learn about the Minnesota plan for the Every Student Succeeds Act at MDE’s regional meetings

School leaders are invited to join Commissioner Brenda Cassellius and the Minnesota Department of Education for a regional meeting on the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Learn and share your thoughts about ESSA and the vision for the Minnesota State … Continue reading

Posted in Advocacy, equity, ESSA, Every Student Succeeds Act, Minnesota Department of Education | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Minnesota expands access to ACT to more than 17,000 additional students

Source: Minnesota Department of Education According to data released today, approximately 100 percent of Minnesota’s high school graduating class of 2016 took the ACT college entrance exam as an 11th or 12th grader. In total, 64,145 students—an increase of 17,283 … Continue reading

Posted in equity, Minnesota Department of Education, Testing | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment