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September 28, 2012

Education Department Awards $52 Million in Grants to 22 Comprehensive Centers to Advance Reform Goals and Student Achievement

The U.S. Department of Education announced today that 22 Comprehensive Centers across the country have been awarded a total of $52 million to increase the capacity of states to help districts and schools meet student achievement goals.

September 28, 2012

U.S. Education Department Awards $950,000 to the University of Alabama for Advanced Engineering Research and Development Program

The U.S. Department of Education today announced a $950,000 grant to the University of Alabama at Birmingham for the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Recreational Technologies and Exercise Physiology Benefiting Persons with Disabilities (RERC RecTech).

September 25, 2012

Education Department Awards $12.3 Million to Strengthen Educational Opportunities at Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian-Serving Institutions

Today, the U.S. Department of Education announced the award of $12.3 million to strengthen and expand educational opportunities for Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian students. These two-year grants are being awarded to 11 campuses in Hawaii and Alaska to improve their academic quality, instruction and facilities.

September 25, 2012

Department Awards 17 Native Hawaiian Education Grants Totaling $11 Million

The U.S. Department of Education announced today that 17 Native Hawaiian Education (NHE) Program grants totaling $11 million will be awarded to support innovative projects that enhance the educational services provided to Native Hawaiians and to supplement and expand programs and authorities in the area of education.

September 25, 2012

U.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, 2012

Colleges 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, 2012

U.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, 2012

U.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.

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