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September 27, 2013

U.S. Department of Education Awards $2 Million in Grants to Eight Organizations to Provide Model Programs for Arts in Education

The U.S. Department of Education today announced $2 million in grants awarded to eight organizations to provide effective models of arts in education programs.

September 27, 2013

New Guidance Supports Voluntary Use of Race to Achieve Diversity in Higher Education

Today, the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice released new guidance that provides colleges and universities with information about the ruling in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, and reiterates the Departments' position on the voluntary use of race to achieve diversity in higher education.

September 26, 2013

University Of Oregon Awarded $1.6 Million Grant To Help Improve Services For Children With Disabilities

The U.S. Department of Education announced today a $1.6 million grant to the University of Oregon for the continued operation of the National Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS).

September 26, 2013

U.S. Department of Education Awards $89.8 Million in Magnet School Assistance Program Grants

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced the award of $89.8 million in Magnet School Assistance Program (MSAP) grants to 27 school districts in 12 states.

September 26, 2013

Education Department Awards $20.1 Million in Grants to Strengthen 39 Higher Education Institutions

The U.S. Department of Education today announced the awarding of more than $20.1 million to 39 colleges and universities under the Strengthening Institutions Program (SIP).

September 25, 2013

U.S. Department of Education Awards $14 Million in Grants to 31 Native American and Alaska Native Entities

The U.S. Department of Education today announced the award of about $14 million in grants to 31 Indian tribes, tribal organizations, and Alaska Native entities to help them improve career and technical education programs.

September 25, 2013

Pittsburgh's Carnegie Mellon University Awarded $748,126 Grant to Develop Cloud, Web Computing for People with Disabilities

The U.S. Department of Education announced today a $748,126 grant to Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh to develop methods that lead to people with disabilities fully utilizing cloud and Web-based computer services.

September 24, 2013

U.S. Department of Education Awards Nearly $9.2 Million in Grants to Support Campus-Based Child Care Services for Low-Income Students

To support the participation of more low-income parents in higher education, the U.S. Department of Education today awarded nearly $9.2 million to 58 postsecondary institutions to establish or support campus-based child care services.

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September 24, 2013

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan Announces 286 National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2013

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced 286 schools as the 2013 cohort of National Blue Ribbon Schools, based on their overall academic excellence or their progress in improving student academic achievement.

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