U.S. Department of Education Awards More Than $9.9 Million in Grants to Three States to Improve Their Academic Assessments
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded more than $9.9 million in Enhanced Assessment Grants (EAGs) to three state education agencies—Kansas, Maryland and Oregon—to improve their state academic assessments. The primary measure of school success under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act is proficiency on state assessments.
More Than 1.9 Million College Students to Receive Financial Aid Shopping Sheet, Providing Easy-to-Understand Information About College Costs
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Colleges and Universities in 32 States and D.C. Awarded More Than $21 Million in Grants to Help Students Pursue Graduate Fellowships in STEM-Related and Other High-Need Subjects
The U.S. Department of Education today announced the award of more than $21 million in grants to help fund 478 fellowships in colleges and universities in 32 states and Washington, D.C.
$1.5 Million Grant Awarded to Vanderbilt University for New Center on Developing Coursework for Students with Disabilities
The U.S. Department of Education today announced a $1.5 million grant to Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn., to create a national center to develop coursework and teacher training materials to help students with disabilities achieve their academic potential.
$4.9 Million Awarded to University of Kansas for National Center to Help Students with Disabilities Learn in Inclusive Settings
The U.S. Department of Education announced today a $4.9 million grant to the University of Kansas in Lawrence to create a national center to help students with disabilities learn in inclusive settings with their nondisabled peers.
U.S. Department of Education Awards More Than $1.5 Million to Strengthen and Improve Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language Instruction
The U.S. Department of Education today awarded $1,537,875 in grants to 17 higher education institutions to create, plan, develop, and carry out programs to strengthen and improve undergraduate instruction in international studies and foreign language.
U.S. Education Department Awards $3.1 Million in Grants to Help Prepare Graduate Students for Leadership in Special Education
The U.S. Department of Education announced today more than $3 million in grants to higher education institutions to help prepare graduate students for leadership positions in special education, early intervention and related services.
$1.2 Million Grant Awarded to University of Connecticut to Establish Early Childhood Personnel Center for Children with Disabilities
The U.S. Department of Education today announced a $1.2 million grant to the University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington, Conn., to establish an Early Childhood Personnel Center to serve as a national resource for professionals serving infants, toddlers, and preschool children with disabilities and their families.
$3.69 Million Grant Awarded to UNC-Chapel Hill to Establish Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center for Children with Disabilities
The U.S. Department of Education today announced a $3.69 million grant to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to create an Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center to improve services and results for America’s children with disabilities.
The U.S. Department of Education today awarded a grant of $6,640,000 to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts to implement and expand its efforts in arts education and arts integration at the national level. Beginning with the first year of a three-year program, this grant will allow all children access to the life-changing benefits of an arts education.