My Brother's Keeper

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To find new and better ways to improve life outcomes for all students, including boys and young men of color, more than 150 students, teachers, data scientists, developers and others joined in a My Brother's Keeper "Data Jam."

Preschool Development Grants

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Link to information about Preschool Development Grants program
The U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services have announced a new, $250 million grant competition to expand the reach of high-quality preschool. All states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico are eligible to apply by Oct. 14.

Supporting Veterans' Success on Campus

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More than 400 colleges and universities have affirmed their commitment to assist veterans and servicemembers in transitioning to higher education, completing their college programs, obtaining career-ready skills and achieving success.

We Want to Hear from You

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Link to We Want to Hear from You: Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act blog post
Last month President Obama signed a law that seeks to maximize opportunities for all youth and adults to succeed in postsecondary education and in high-skill, high-wage, and high-demand jobs. It's called the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and you now have the opportunity to provide feedback.
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Link to http://studentaid.ed.gov/
Navigate the financial aid process and make informed decisions about paying for college.
 
Link to Budget 2015 Information
The 2015 budget request reflects the President's strong belief that education is a vital investment in the nation's economic competitiveness and in its communities.
 
Link to Back to School FREE Feature
Get back into the swing of school with information from the U.S. Departments of Agriculture, Health and Human Services, the Library of Congress, and more.