Helping Students Adversely Affected by School Closures, Secretary DeVos Announces Broad Flexibilities for States to Cancel Testing During National Emergency

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today students impacted by school closures due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic can bypass standardized testing for the 2019-2020 school year. Upon a proper request, the Department will grant a waiver

Discovery Education Expands Coronavirus Response to Include Free Access to Professional Learning Opportunities

Silver Spring, Md. (March 20, 2020) –Discovery Education today launched a new resource center featuring professional learning assets and opportunities designed to support school systems and educators implementing virtual learning initiatives.  Located online at, this unique collection of resources