September 25, 2012U.S. Department of Education Awards More Than $9.9 Million in Grants to Three States to Improve Their Academic Assessments
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded more than $9.9 million in Enhanced Assessment Grants (EAGs) to three state education agencies—Kansas, Maryland and Oregon—to improve their state academic assessments. The primary measure of school success under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act is proficiency on state assessments.
September 25, 2012Colleges and Universities in 32 States and D.C. Awarded More Than $21 Million in Grants to Help Students Pursue Graduate Fellowships in STEM-Related and Other High-Need Subjects
The U.S. Department of Education today announced the award of more than $21 million in grants to help fund 478 fellowships in colleges and universities in 32 states and Washington, D.C.
September 25, 2012$1.5 Million Grant Awarded to Vanderbilt University for New Center on Developing Coursework for Students with Disabilities
The U.S. Department of Education today announced a $1.5 million grant to Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn., to create a national center to develop coursework and teacher training materials to help students with disabilities achieve their academic potential.
September 25, 2012$4.9 Million Awarded to University of Kansas for National Center to Help Students with Disabilities Learn in Inclusive Settings
The U.S. Department of Education announced today a $4.9 million grant to the University of Kansas in Lawrence to create a national center to help students with disabilities learn in inclusive settings with their nondisabled peers.
September 20, 2012U.S. Department of Education Awards More Than $1.5 Million to Strengthen and Improve Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language Instruction
The U.S. Department of Education today awarded $1,537,875 in grants to 17 higher education institutions to create, plan, develop, and carry out programs to strengthen and improve undergraduate instruction in international studies and foreign language.
September 20, 2012U.S. Education Department Awards $3.1 Million in Grants to Help Prepare Graduate Students for Leadership in Special Education
The U.S. Department of Education announced today more than $3 million in grants to higher education institutions to help prepare graduate students for leadership positions in special education, early intervention and related services.
August 21, 2012U.S. Department of Education Awards $750,000 Grant for Research to Provide Opportunities for People with Disabilities
The U.S. Department of Education today awarded a $750,000 grant to SEDL of Austin, Texas, to carry out activities to help people with disabilities through a Center on Knowledge Translation of Disability and Rehabilitation Research.
April 9, 2012The 2012 Race to the Top Fund Continues Investments in Statewide Systems of High Quality Early Education Programs
The U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced today that $133 million from the 2012 Race to the Top fund will be available for continued investments in state-level, comprehensive early education reform.
October 6, 2011
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded $46,925,156 million in TRIO Educational Opportunity Centers (EOC) program grants to 128 grantees in 44 states, as well as Puerto Rico, to provide counseling and information on college admissions to qualified individuals who want to enter, or continue, a program of postsecondary education.
September 30, 2011Education Department Awards Nearly $2.9 Million to Colleges and Universities to Strengthen Minority Participation in STEM-Related Fields
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that 12 colleges and universities that serve large minority populations will receive $2,898,578 in grants to strengthen education programs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.