Nearly 2,000 institutions use the Shopping Sheet to provide prospective students with comparable and clearer financial aid offers. ED incorporated feedback from students, parents, counselors and schools into the updated Shopping Sheet.
ED announced five applicants won the second round of the Race to the Top-District (RTT-D) competition. The winners shine a light on the innovative work going on in rural school districts to tailor education for all students and support school leaders and teachers.
Education Secretary Duncan and Commerce Secretary Pritzker visited with immigration reform supporters Fast for Families in their tent near the Capitol. Duncan calls for sensible immigration reform and remembers the words of Nelson Mandela, "It always seems impossible, until it's done."