U.S. Department of Education Announces New Public Engagement Efforts to Improve College Value and Affordability
In order to gather public input about the Obama Administration's proposals to address rising college costs and make college more affordable for American families, the U.S.
U.S. Education Department Announces Voluntary Resolution of Schenectady, N.Y., City School District Compliance Review
The Obama administration today approved the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico for a waiver from No Child Left Behind (NCLB), in exchange for locally-developed plans to prepare all students for college and career, focus aid on the neediest students, and support effective teaching and leadership.
$875,000 Awarded to University of California, San Francisco for Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Community Living Policy
The U.S. Department of Education today announced the award of an $875,000 grant to the University of California, San Francisco to create a Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Community Living Policy.
The U.S. Department of Education today announced the award of almost $1.8 million in grants to help older adults with disabilities. The grant money was disbursed before the recent government shutdown and was not affected by the temporary lapse in funding.
$4.6 Million in Grants Awarded for Research Projects Aimed at Helping Improve Lives of People with Disabilities
The U.S. Department of Education announced today the award of more than $4.6 million in grants to five institutions for research projects aimed at helping improve the lives of people with disabilities. The grant money was disbursed before the recent government shutdown and was not affected by the temporary lapse in funding.
Education Department Awards $4.1 Million in Grants for 16 Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Short Term Projects and 80 Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowships
The U.S. Department of Education has announced the award of grants under two Fulbright-Hays International Education programs: more than $1.14 million has been awarded for 16 grants to institutions and organizations in 11 states for Group Projects Abroad Short-Term Projects; and more than $3 million to 34 institutions of higher education for Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) grants.
National Center on Deaf-Blindness Awarded $10.5 Million Grant to Help Improve Services for Children who are Deaf-Blind
The U.S. Department of Education announced today a $10.5 million grant over five years to the National Center on Deaf-Blindness, a consortium of the Teaching Research Institute at Western Oregon University, the Helen Keller National Center, and Perkins School for the Blind for the continued operation of the National Technical Assistance Center for Children who are Deaf-Blind.
In support of President Obama's ConnectED initiative, the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Educational Technology is proud to announce that October is Connected Educator Month. Throughout the month, educators will have opportunities to participate in online events, build personal learning networks, and earn digital badges by demonstrating technology skills.
The U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Departments) announced today that 16 states and the District of Columbia submitted applications for the Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge (RTT-ELC), a $280 million state-level competitive grant program to improve early learning and development.