January 20, 2011
The U.S. Department of Labor today announced a solicitation for grant applications under the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grant Program. The Labor Department will award approximately $500 million this year through the program and a total of $2 billion over the next four years.
January 19, 2011
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today issued the following statement on House legislation that would repeal the Affordable Care Act, the historic health care reform law approved last year by Congress.
January 18, 2011
Today the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Interagency Working Group (IWG) released the first set of agency plans to increase Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) access to the federal government.
January 10, 2011
Following is a statement by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on the tragic shootings in Tucson this past weekend.
January 3, 2011
School districts and labor leaders from across the country have been invited to attend a federally sponsored conference in Denver on Feb. 15 and 16 to identify ways that collaborative labor-management relationships, policies and agreements can more directly drive student achievement.
December 23, 2010
The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools has awarded Shannon County School District in southwest South Dakota a $50,000 Project School Emergency Response to Violence (SERV) grant to assist with ongoing recovery efforts following the suicide deaths of nine students during the 2009-2010 school year.
December 16, 2010
In response to requests for assistance from state and local officials across the country following a rash of bullying-related suicides, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today distributed a memo to state leaders outlining key components of strong state bullying laws and policies.
December 15, 2010
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will join leaders from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and Education International (EI), together with the National Education Association (NEA), the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), the Asia Society and public broadcaster WNET, to host an International Summit on t
December 13, 2010
Education Secretary Arne Duncan today announced 13 new National Board members for the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE), a unit within the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Postsecondary Education.
December 10, 2010
The Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention Task Force announced today that it will begin accepting submissions from the public of field-based practices to combat bullying.