Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on Visit to North Park ElementaryFri, 28 Apr 2017 17:18:04 EDT Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos visited with the students, parents and educators of North Park Elementary School in San Bernardino, California. The Secretary ate lunch with students, visited several classrooms and met with teachers, employees and school and community leaders.
The Secretary also held a private meeting with the families and loved ones of Karen Smith, Jonathan Martinez and Nolan Brandy.
Celebrate Trailblazing Astronaut’s Accomplishments with STEMFri, 21 Apr 2017 14:28:13 EDT Record-breaking NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson is set to shatter another mark, and you and your students can celebrate this historic event with some fun and educational resources that will enhance your students’ knowledge of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Congratulates National Teacher of the Year Sydney ChaffeeThu, 20 Apr 2017 18:15:44 EDT
Today, the Council of Chief State School Officers announced Sydney Chaffee, a ninth grade humanities teacher at Codman Academy Charter Public School in Dorchester, Massachusetts, as the 2017 National Teacher of the Year. U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released the following statement:
"I congratulate Ms. Chaffee for being named the 2017 National Teacher of the Year. Ms. Chaffee brings a level of enthusiasm, dedication and devotion to her classroom deserving of this national recognition. I applaud her accomplishments and continued commitment to serve her students."