Executive Order to Reduce Federal “Overreach” & The Future of the E-Rate Program
New Trump Executive Order Emphasizes “Local Control” of Education
This week, President Trump signed an Executive Order directing the Secretary of Education to ensure US ED was not infringing on state and local control over education… READ MORE >
Uncertain Future for Federal E-Rate Program for Internet in Schools
This past week, Ajit Pai, new Chairman of the FCC under the Trump Administration, sent an unusually strong public letter about his concerns regarding the E-Rate program… READ MORE >
Stay up to date on the U.S. Department of Education decisions at ED.gov, where you can read updates from Secretary DeVos and subscribe to the US ED newsletter.
You can also advocate for all students by learning more about your state education policy – right now, states across the country are releasing drafts of their plans to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). These plans have open public comment periods and your input is critically important.
Additional Resources for Immigrant Students and Families
- Undocumented Students in California: What You Should Know (The Education Trust-West | Apr 21)
- Resources for Advocates Working to Protect Immigrant Children in Schools (The Leadership Conference for Civil and Human Rights | Mar 30)
- Upcoming: Los Derechos Educativos de los Niños Inmigrantes (The Leadership Conference for Civil and Human Rights | May 25)