May 6, 2016
NOTE: The National Summit on Teacher Diversity, taking place today, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. ET, at the U.S. Department of Education, will be livestreamed.
May 4, 2016U.S. Department of Education Releases Report on Office for Civil Rights to Ensure Educational Equity for All Students
The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights today released its fiscal year 2015 annual report highlighting efforts during the last year to protect students’ civil rights and increase educational equity nationwide.
May 4, 2016
U.S. Secretary of Education John King today announced the 52nd class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 160 high school seniors for their accomplishments in academics, the arts and career and technical education fields.
May 3, 2016U.S. Departments of Education and Justice Reach Voluntary Settlement with Arizona Department of Education to Meet the Needs of English Language Learner Students
The U.S. Departments of Education's Office for Civil Rights and the U.S. Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division entered into a voluntary settlement agreement late yesterday with the Arizona Department of Education (ADE) under the Equal Educational Opportunities Act and Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
May 3, 2016U.S. Department of Education Collaborates with ASCD and National Board for Professional Teaching Standards to Provide Grants that Support Teacher Leadership Projects
The U.S. Department of Education is collaborating with ASCD and the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) to provide direct support to teachers to strengthen professional development and improve student outcomes.
April 28, 2016Departments of Education and Treasury and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announce New Joint Efforts to Protect and Support Student Loan Borrowers
April 27, 2016Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. on the National Assessment of Educational Progress
“Over the past seven years, schools have undergone some of the most significant changes in decades – work that is being led by educators who are retooling their classroom practices to adapt to new and higher standards.
April 26, 2016U.S. Department of Education Marks the Success of Investing in Innovation (i3), and Launches Seventh and Final i3 Competition
This week, the U.S. Department of Education launched the seventh and final Investing in Innovation (i3) Development competition. Educators working with school districts, nonprofits and partner organizations can apply for grant awards up to $3 million by May 24, 2016.
April 25, 2016Education Department Announces New Tools to Support Successful Reentry for Formerly Incarcerated Youth and Adults
The U.S. Department of Education, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, announced today $5.7 million in new grants aimed at improving outcomes for students who have been involved in the criminal justice system.
April 22, 2016
U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. was joined by Managing Director of the White House Council on Environmental Quality Christy Goldfuss today to announce the 2016 U.S.