May 4, 2015
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced the 51st class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 141 high school seniors for their accomplishments in academics or the arts.
April 29, 2015
The U.S. Department of Education today announced the availability of an estimated $4 million in grants to help Native American youth become college- and career-ready.
April 27, 2015U.S. Education Department Reaches Resolution Agreement after Finding LaPorte, Indiana, Community School Corporation in Violation of Title IX for Failing to Respond to Sexually Predatory Behavior, Sexual Harassment of Students
The U.S. Department of Education announced today that its Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has reached an agreement with the LaPorte Community School Corporation in LaPorte, Indiana, to resolve a Title IX complaint involving sexually predatory behavior and sexual harassment of female high school volleyball players.
April 27, 2015Statement from Education Under Secretary Ted Mitchell on the closure announcement from Corinthian Colleges, Inc.
Students seeking better life options should be assured that their investments will pay off in increased knowledge, skills, and opportunity.
April 24, 2015New Guidance from U.S. Department of Education Reminds Schools of Obligation to Designate Title IX Coordinator
The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights today released a guidance package emphasizing the responsibility of school districts, colleges and universities to designate a Title IX coordinator.
April 22, 20152015 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools and District Sustainability Awardees Announced, Along with First Postsecondary Sustainability Awardees
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan was joined by Managing Director of the White House Council on Environmental Quality Christy Goldfuss today to announce the 2015 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools award honorees.
April 17, 2015Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on Senate HELP Committee's Markup of the No Child Left Behind Act
I applaud the leadership of Chairman Alexander, Senator Murray and the members of the HELP Committee on the important steps taken this week to advance a bipartisan proposal to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. It is long past time to replace No Child Left Behind with a law that ensures continued progress and opportunity for America’s children.
April 16, 2015Obama Administration Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Rules to Implement Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
The departments of Education and Labor today announced that they are seeking comment on five Notices of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRMs), proposing rules that would implement the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).
April 14, 2015
The U.S. Department of Education took additional steps today to protect students and taxpayers and crack down on abuses within the for-profit sector by continuing its enforcement actions against Corinthian Colleges Inc. After a comprehensive review, the U.S.
April 7, 2015
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced the first-ever guide for developers, startups and entrepreneurs from the department’s Office of Educational Technology (OET).