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.
White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Hosts Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Research and Data Convening
Today, the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders kicks off its Research and Data Convening at George Washington University in Washington, DC.
Statement by U.S. Department of Education Arne Duncan on today's release of the Department's Clery Act Final Program Review Determination Letter regarding Virginia Tech University.
U.S. Department of Education Awards Nearly $50,000 to Help Anoka Hennepin Independent School District 11 Recover from Multiple Student Suicides
The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools has awarded Anoka Hennepin Independent School District 11 in Coon Rapids, Minnesota, a $49,641 Project School Emergency Response to Violence (SERV) grant to assist with ongoing recovery efforts following the suicide deaths of nine students since September 2009.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan Issues Statement on the Results of the Program for International Student Assessment
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan issued the following statement on the 2009 results of the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development:
Department Awards Nearly $50,000 to Help Marin County School Community Recover From Tragic Events Involving Students
The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools has awarded the Marin County Office of Education in San Rafael, Calif.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today issued the following statement on congressional passage of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, which will reauthorize federal school meals programs:
Statement from the President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Support of the DREAM Act
The President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders supports the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act ("DREAM Act"). The DREAM Act is good for our economy, our security, and our nation.
As the recently released "Building a Grad Nation" report provides a renewed call to action to address high school graduation rates, the U.S. Department of Education announced today that of the more than 700 schools receiving School Improvement Grants (SIG) to implement one of the four turnaround models this year, 48 percent are high schools.
Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs) Receive $2.6 Million in Federal Grant Funding
The U.S. Department of Education awarded over $2.6 million for fiscal year 2010 to eight new AANAPISIs. The AANAPISI grants support leadership development, student retention and graduation, collection and analysis of AAPI student data, faculty training and curriculum development.