U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today traveled to New York City, New York, to visit the Orthodox Jewish School, Manhattan High School for Girls. At 10 AM, Secretary DeVos arrived at the all girls school and was greeted by Mrs. Yanofsky, School Principal, Mrs. Friedman-Stefansky, General Studies Principal and Rabbi Chaim Dovid Zwiebel, Executive Vice President of Agudath Israel of America. Throughout the visit, Secretary DeVos toured multiple classrooms, including Jewish History and Genealogy, Scriptures, Forensic Science, English and Music.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today a total of approximately $13 million in new federal assistance for the U.S. Virgin Islands under the Immediate Aid to Restart School Operations (K-12 Restart) program. The award announced today is the first in a multiphase award process designed to provide prompt initial funding while offering subsequent opportunities for additional assistance through future applications.
The end of the year is fast approaching and while for some it comes with a huge sigh of relief. It’s also super valuable to think about the legacy that you want to leave this year.
Natasha Kocher | Red River Early Learning Centre | London ON
We hear about all the great teachers in the counseling office. The one who set the times tables to the tune of Pharrell Williams’ “Happy,” ensuring kids will remember them forever, even if it will take a while to get to eight times nine. Mr. Jones, the history teacher who dressed up like Benjamin Franklin for an entire week and never once broke character. The tenth grade English teacher who finally explained “I after e” in a way that made sense. When you put that much thought into a lesson, it’s makes for memorable teaching.
APAHM stands for Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month. It was first designated as Asian/Pacific American Heritage Week by President Carter under Public Law 95-419 in 1978. In 1992, it was designated as Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month by President Bush under Public Law 102-450.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the 54th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their accomplishments in academics, the arts and career and technical education fields.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the approval of the Alabama, Colorado and Kentucky consolidated state plans under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). "I am pleased to approve these plans which comply 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."
Starting off Monday with a road trip to Ottawa!
Thank you, President Towey, for that kind introduction and for your leadership of this university. In your seven years as president, Ave Maria University has grown in size and stature. And it will undoubtedly continue on that trajectory with you at its helm. Thank you for this gracious invitation to be with Ave Maria's board members, its faculty, and, most importantly you — its proud graduates.