DOE’s Director of Assessment and Accountability discusses Growth Model Work Group progress



USDA proposes nutrition rules for foods sold in schools; submit comments now
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s proposed rule on nutrition standards for all foods sold in school was published in the Federal Register earlier this month. Click here to view the proposed rule. Public comments are due before April 9.




Application deadline for CTE program approval approaching
Applications are now being accepted to become an approved Career & Technical Education program in school year 2013-14. The deadline to submit an application is March 8. Each program seeking approval must apply. Click here for more information.

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Nominate a teacher for the Aspiring School Leaders Retreat

This year’s Aspiring School Leaders Retreat, sponsored by DOE and MAPLE, will be held May 1-4 at Nemo.

This event is designed to encourage interested educators to seek careers in administration. We invite you to nominate one or more teachers from your district that you believe are promising candidates for administration.

For more information and to access the online application form, please have your candidates visit www.midwestmaple.org. Applications are due by March 22.