Today the U.S. Department of Education announced the award of the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) grants, totaling more than $3.2 million, to 34 institutions of higher education.
Secretary Duncan, White House Officials Join Disability Stakeholders in Commemorating Anniversary of Key Civil Rights Law
Leaders from the disability community joined U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and other senior officials from the White House and the Education Department Monday for a panel discussion celebrating the 39th anniversary of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan told an audience at the National Press Club today that the country is more focused on improving education than ever before and saluted teachers, parents, students and community leaders for embracing real change in a challenging economy.
Office for Civil Rights Announces Resolution of Compliance Review Involving Merrimack College in North Andover, Mass.
U.S. Department of Education Announces Resolution of East Orange, N.J., School District Civil Rights Investigation
Education Department Announces $11 Million for 40 Additional Upward Bound Projects to Help Students Access and Succeed in Higher Education
The U.S. Department of Education announced its second set of awards for 40 Upward Bound projects, which will help close to 3,000 students acquire the knowledge and skills they need to access and succeed in college. They are designed to increase both the high school graduation and college completion rates of low-income, first-generation students.
Today, the U.S. Department of Education announced the award of $14,392,377 for 51 Veterans Upward Bound projects, which will help some 6,831 veterans acquire the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in college.
$24 Million in Grants Awarded to 22 States to Improve Training Systems to Help Children with Disabilities
The U.S. Department of Education announced today the award of $24 million in grants to 22 states to improve personnel training systems to help children with disabilities.
The U.S. Department of Education today announced the award of more than $21.2 million to 60 recipients in 24 states across the country to establish or expand counseling programs. Grantees will use funds to support counseling programs in target elementary or secondary schools.
U.S. Department of Education Announces Grants Totaling Nearly $4 Million to Charter School Developers
The U.S. Department of Education announced today 20 grants totaling nearly $4 million to directly fund charter developers for the planning, program design and implementation of new charter schools, and the sharing of practices and dissemination of information by successful charter schools. Today's grants will serve 18 new, or recently opened charter schools over the next three years.