[NHDOE-ETNews] US Department of Education Updates August 2016

Freeda, Stanley Stanley.Freeda at doe.nh.gov
Tue Aug 2 08:15:07 EDT 2016


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ITEM:  US Department of Education Updates August 2016
A new paper<http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2811950> from two Columbia Law School scholars defends the Education Department's proposed regulatory language implementing ESSA, Title I's supplement, not supplant provisions.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Service published several final rules<http://www.fns.usda.gov/school-meals/child-nutrition-programs> regarding the Health and Hungry Free Kids Act.
The Education Department released guidance this week regarding serving students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. The guidance is supplemented with a document titled "Know Your Rights<http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/dcl-know-rights-201607-504.pdf>" that aims to clarify a schools' obligations to students.
The U.S. Department of Education released new guidance<http://www2.ed.gov/policy/elsec/leg/essa/index.html> regarding the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)'s provisions addressing homeless children and youth. ESSA reauthorized the McKinney-Vento Education of Homeless Children and Youth Assistance Act. The amended law provides new protections for homeless youth, and aims to help states and districts better serve homeless populations. The new provisions take effect on October 1, 2016.

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