March 19, 2021U.S. Department of Education Announces Additional Assistance for Students and Institutions Through HEERF Grant Program and Expanded SNAP Benefits
To provide ongoing relief from the COVID-19 emergency and implement provisions in the American Rescue Plan recently signed by President Biden, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) is announcing additional benefits, outreach, flexibilities, and guidance to assist students, federal student aid applicants, and institutions of higher educations.
February 23, 2021Education Department Amplifies USDA Expansion of SNAP Benefits to Help Students Pursuing Postsecondary Education During Pandemic
As part of its ongoing efforts to ease the economic burden on millions of Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Department of Education—in collaboration with the U.S.
January 3, 2017U.S. Education Secretary John B. King Jr.’s statement on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s free college tuition proposal:
“Making college more affordable and accessible for all Americans is critical to President Obama’s goal of having the highest share of college graduates in the world and to ensuring America’s long-term economic prosperity.
May 16, 2016
Earning a college degree is an increasingly important step towards entering the middle class.
June 26, 2012Education Secretary Duncan Calls on Colleges to be More Transparent about Cost of College, Empower Families to Make Smart Investments
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan called on colleges and universities across the country today to provide families with the information they need to make a smart investment in higher education.