October 1, 2012Education Department Announces $11 Million for 40 Additional Upward Bound Projects to Help Students Access and Succeed in Higher Education
The U.S. Department of Education announced its second set of awards for 40 Upward Bound projects, which will help close to 3,000 students acquire the knowledge and skills they need to access and succeed in college. They are designed to increase both the high school graduation and college completion rates of low-income, first-generation students.
October 1, 2012
Today, the U.S. Department of Education announced the award of $14,392,377 for 51 Veterans Upward Bound projects, which will help some 6,831 veterans acquire the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in college.
October 1, 2012$24 Million in Grants Awarded to 22 States to Improve Training Systems to Help Children with Disabilities
The U.S. Department of Education announced today the award of $24 million in grants to 22 states to improve personnel training systems to help children with disabilities.
September 28, 2012Education Department Awards $3.4 Million in McNair Grants to Help Disadvantaged Undergrads Obtain Doctoral Degrees
The U.S. Department of Education today announced 15 grants totaling more than $3.4 million to institutions in a dozen states to help disadvantaged undergraduate students obtain doctoral degrees.
September 28, 2012$9 Million in Grants Awarded to Institutions in 21 States and D.C. for Special Education Personnel Preparation Programs
The U.S. Department of Education today announced the award of $9 million for 38 grants to institutions of higher education to train educators to improve the services and results for children with disabilities.