Yesterday, myself and 4 different LGBTQ Activists from GLSEN had the dignity of sitting down with US Secretary of Education, Dr. John King, in his second to final day in office. The Workplace/bureau of Education was a part of the division of interior 1867 to 1939 when the Federal Security Agency of was established which included the office of education, the social safety board, civilian conservation corps and other businesses.
It included private elementary and secondary school enrollment, lecturers, and graduates; enrollment by topic field in public excessive schools; public school income receipts by source; and income and value of physical vegetation of institutions of higher education.
The first half of the useful resource information, entitled Resource Information: Building a Bright Future for All, supplies tips for educators in early studying applications and elementary schools in addition to schools, districts, and States to (1) facilitate college enrollment by immigrant households; (2) promote wholesome youngster growth in the faculty setting; (3) encourage caregiver engagement in kids’s education; and (4) construct workers capability and information about immigrant college students and their educational wants.
She is optimistic that, beneath a Trump administration, states will proceed to make beneficial properties in two key bipartisan efforts: increasing early childhood education opportunities and transferring ahead with the new federally mandated, state-crafted accountability legislation commonly known as ESSA.
Once again, and as traditional, choices about public education are being made by folks with no educational coaching or background, or a demonstrated hostility to one of the few remaining institutions that really works to democratize and unite the society – that establishment being the general public faculty.