On the last stop of the 2014 back-to-school bus tour in Memphis, Tennessee, students from Cornerstone Preparatory School joined educators, community members and ED officials for a rally celebrating the school's impressive progress.
"Education is a shared responsibility," ED's Rev. Brenda Girton-Mitchell told participants and an audience of community activists at roundtable session focused on opportunity for all young people, including young men and boys of color.
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.
With the arrival of fall, spark your kids' interest in some seasonal-related activities from the U.S. Forest Service, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and more.