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.
The U.S. Department of Education announced today the award of a $1.4 million grant to Family Health International (FHI) in Washington, D.C. to establish a Center on Technology and Disability.
U.S. Department of Education Awards $2.8 million in Grants for Native Hawaiian Career and Technical Education Programs
The U.S. Department of Education announced the award of $2,802,676 in grants today to Alu Like, Inc., a community-based, non-profit organization, primarily serving and representing Native Hawaiians, to plan, conduct and administer career and technical education programs.
U.S. Education Department Announces Voluntary Resolution of Iowa City, Iowa, Community School District Compliance Review
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights announced today the successful resolution of a compliance review that was initiated at the Iowa City Community School District in Iowa City, Iowa.
Southern University Awarded $200,000 Grant for Research on Helping African-Americans with Disabilities Transition into Society
The U.S. Department of Education announced today the award of a $200,000 grant to Southern University in Baton Rouge, La., to explore ways to help young African-Americans with disabilities successfully transition into society.
$6.5 Million Grant Awarded to Westat Inc. of Rockville, Md., to Create National Special Education Data Center
The U.S. Department of Education today announced the award of a $6.5 million grant to Westat Inc., of Rockville, Md., to create a national center aimed at improving the quality of data on educating America's 7 million children and youth with disabilities.
U.S. Department of Education Awards $14 Million to Special Education Parent Technical Assistance Centers
The U.S. Department of Education announced today more than $14 million in five-year grants to operate eight special education parent technical assistance centers that work to assist families of children with disability.
The U.S. Department of Education announced today the award of a $1.4 million grant to Family Health International (FHI) in Washington, D.C., to establish a Center on Technology and Disability.
Education Department Awards More Than $2.7 Million to 12 Colleges 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 $2,748,619 in grants to strengthen education programs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.
U.S. Department of Education Awards $30 Million in Grants to Support Teacher and Principal Development
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan today announced nearly $30 million for six grant awards to improve student achievement by increasing the effectiveness of teachers and principals.