More Than $317 Million in Recovery Funds Now Available for Oklahoma to Save Teaching Jobs and Drive Education Reform
U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that $317 million is now available for Oklahoma under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. This funding will lay the foundation for a generation of education reform and help save hundreds of thousands of teaching jobs at risk of state and local budget cuts.
Tradition is My Life, Education is My Future is this year's theme for the Office of Indian Education's 5th Annual Native American Student Artist Competition. The exhibit, 21 matted and framed art pieces and a book of essays, will open in the Department's lobby on July 21 at 10:30 a.m.
School Districts in 38 States Receive $116 Million in Grants to Help Improve Teaching of American History
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that 123 school districts in 38 states have been awarded $116 million in new grants to help schools improve the teaching of American history.
U.S. Department of Education Awards $26.5 Million in Grants to Help Make Children Healthier and More Active
As a result of $26.5 million in awards from the U.S. Department of Education, more children will have access to physical education programs and instruction on healthy eating and good nutrition. The Carol M.
U.S. Department of Education Awards More Than $32.8 Million to Promote Safe Schools, Healthy Students
More than $32.8 million in grants have been awarded to 18 states and the District of Columbia as part of a joint effort by the U.S. Departments of Education, Health and Human Services, and Justice to support schools in creating safer and healthier learning environments.
White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Begins a Series of "Community Conversations"
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Juan Sepulveda, Director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans, is beginning a series of community conversations next week in Texas.
Obama Administration Calls on Nation to Begin Planning and Preparing for Fall Flu Season & the New HIN1 Virus
The Obama Administration sent a strong message to the nation today that it is time to start planning and preparing for the fall flu season and the ongoing HIN1 flu outbreak and that the federal government is prepared to commit resources, training, and new tools to help state and local governments and America's families get ready.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced today the award of 13 grants totaling $5,363,734 to programs in nine states that will help migrant students enter and succeed in college.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced today the award of 16 grants totaling $7,159,488 to programs in 11 states that will help migrant students obtain the equivalent of a high school diploma and then go on to either work or postsecondary education.