U.S. Education Department Awards $28 Million to Boost Literacy Skills for Low-Income Students and Help Them Succeed in the 2lst Century Economy
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced the award of $28 million for 46 first-time grants that aim to improve literacy skills for students in high-need districts and schools.
U.S. Department of Education Awards More Than $6.9 Million for Research on Rehabilitation Care for Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injuries
The U.S. Department of Education awarded 16 grants totaling more than $6.9 million for research on all aspects of rehabilitation care for those who sustain traumatic brain injuries.
Education Department Awards $52 Million in Grants to 22 Comprehensive Centers to Advance Reform Goals and Student Achievement
The U.S. Department of Education announced today that 22 Comprehensive Centers across the country have been awarded a total of $52 million to increase the capacity of states to help districts and schools meet student achievement goals.
U.S. Department of Education Awards More Than $30.8 Million in Grants to Strengthen Math and Science Skills of Upward Bound Students
The U.S. Department of Education awarded 113 grants totaling more than $30.8 million to Upward Bound students to strengthen their math and science skills, and prepare them for postsecondary education programs that lead to careers in the fields of math and science.
The U.S. Department of Education today released official FY 2010 two-year and official FY 2009 three-year federal student loan cohort default rates. This is the first time the Department has issued an official three-year rate, which was 13.4 percent nationally for the FY 2009 cohort, a slight decrease from the trial three-year rate of 13.8 percent for the FY 2008 cohort.
U.S. Education Department Awards $950,000 to the University of Alabama for Advanced Engineering Research and Development Program
The U.S. Department of Education today announced a $950,000 grant to the University of Alabama at Birmingham for the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Recreational Technologies and Exercise Physiology Benefiting Persons with Disabilities (RERC RecTech).
$6.4 Million Awarded to Establish National IDEA Technical Assistance Center on Early Childhood Longitudinal Data Systems
The U.S. Department of Education today announced the award of $6,499,473 to SRI International to establish and operate the National IDEA Technical Assistance Center on Early Childhood Longitudinal Data Systems.
Education Department Awards $3.4 Million in McNair Grants to Help Disadvantaged Undergrads Obtain Doctoral Degrees
The U.S. Department of Education today announced 15 grants totaling more than $3.4 million to institutions in a dozen states to help disadvantaged undergraduate students obtain doctoral degrees.
U.S. Department of Education Announces Voluntary Resolution of Oakland Unified School District Civil Rights Investigation
The U.S. Department of Education announced today the successful resolution of a compliance review concerning discipline in the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD), the fourteenth-largest school system in California.
The U.S. Department of Education has released a free, two-part training toolkit designed to reduce incidents of bullying, for use by classroom teachers and educators. The toolkit was developed by the Safe and Supportive Schools Technical Assistance Center, supported by the U.S.