My belief in the necessity of an equitable education is summed up in my motto: “all-in for all students.” When students achieve, we all achieve and are inspired to strive for greater success. At Pelion High School (PHS), we are proud of our quality programs that elevate each student; from At-Promise to AP, we have a plethora of programs to support students’ social, emotional, behavioral, and academic needs. (more…)
Inside the Beltway
What’s going on in Washington?
On August 31, the U.S. Department of Education released proposed regulations on the supplement, not supplant provisions of Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), recently revised by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Public comments will be accepted until November 7, and the final regulations are expected to be issued before President Obama ends his term in office in January 2017. (more…)
Department of Education Update
Incoming Secretary of Education John King held an education stakeholder meeting last Tuesday to discuss his priorities for his term that begins in January as well as some of the U.S. Department of Education’s (ED) thinking on the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) rule-making process. He also announced a new website to house all information related to the new education law. NASSP’s Director of Advocacy Amanda Karhuse and Associate Director Advocacy David Chodak were in attendance. (more…)