News Posts: Non-Public Education

ONPE Listserv

You Are Invited To Join Our ONPE Listserv! The ONPE listserv is a free service offered by the Office of Innovation and Improvement – Office of Non-Public Education (ONPE). Subscribers interested in K-12 non-public school issues, including the provisions of NCLB and IDEA, will receive periodic information relevant to non-public education across the country. To […]

Emergency Management

Agency: Department of Homeland Security Hurricane Help The United States Department of Education (ED) is working with other federal agencies, such as the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), to ensure continuation of critical services to students, families, and educators and the restoration of the learning environment. Disaster Distress […]

Ombudsman Corner

To help ensure equitable services and other benefits for eligible private school children, teachers and other educational personnel, and families, a State educational association must designate an ombudsman to monitor and enforce equitable services requirements under both Title I and Title VIII of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA sections 1117(a)(3)(B) and 8501(a)(3)(B)). The […]

Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

GUIDANCE DRAFT Title I, Part A Equitable Services Updated Non-Regulatory Guidance (March 11, 2019) This document addresses the changes that the Every Student Succeeds Act made to the Title I, Part A equitable services requirements in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. This document is posted for stakeholder review and comment through March […]

5/23-5/24 Safe & Supportive Schools Webinar Event: “Implementing New Programs—The Impact of Current Practice”

The Safe and Supportive Schools Technical Assistance Center (SSSTA), supported by the Office of Safe and Healthy Students in the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, announces its next Implementation Webinar Series event, “Implementing New Programs—The Impact of Current Practice.” It will be offered twice to accommodate schedules: Session 1: Wednesday, May 23, 2012, 4:00 […]

Announcing the Relaunch of Stop Bullying website

  unveiled a revitalized Stop Bullying website – – on March 30, 2012 to encourage children, parents, educators, and communities to take action to stop and prevent bullying. The website provides a map with detailed information on state laws and policies, interactive webisodes and videos for young people, practical strategies for schools and communities to […]