September 30, 2011U.S. Department of Education Awards 13 Grants Totaling $4.8 Million to Support Strengthening Native American-Serving Nontribal Institutions
The U.S. Department of Education announced today 13 grant awards totaling $4.8 million to support Strengthening Native American-Serving Nontribal Institutions. The grants will enable recipients to better serve Native Americans and low-income individuals by increasing the grantees' ability to improve their academic programs, institutional management, and fiscal stability.
September 30, 2011
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced the award of $24,601,758 to 62 colleges to enhance their capacity to serve low and middle-income African American students.
September 30, 2011Education Department Proposes Reforms to Improve Teacher Preparation Programs and Better Prepare Educators for Classroom SuccessNote to Editors: There will be a press call today to discuss this announcement at 1:45 p.m. ET. Members of the press may join by dialing 877-950-3597 and giving the passcode: "teachers."
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September 30, 2011New GEAR UP Grants Awarded to Help More Than 275,000 Middle-Schoolers Get on the Pathway for Success in College
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced the award of $ 177.4 million for 66 grants under Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) that will help some 275,000 at-risk students to prepare for college and receive the support they need to achieve success in postsecondary education.
September 29, 2011Education Department Awards $11.5 Million in Grants for Training of Special Educators to Improve Services for Children with Disabilities
The U.S. Department of Education announced today $11.5 million in grants to help train educators to improve services and results for children with disabilities.
September 29, 2011
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today invited states to take part in the inaugural year of the Green Ribbon Schools program, which will recognize schools for reducing environmental impact on their communities, promoting healthy school environments for their own students and staff, and offering high-quality environmental education.
September 29, 2011U.S. Department of Education Awards More Than $35 Million to Local Education Agencies and Community-Based Organizations for Physical and Nutrition Education
Today, the U.S. Department of Education awarded 76 grants totaling more than $35 million to Local Education Agencies (LEAs) and community-based organizations that plan to implement comprehensive, integrated physical activity and nutrition programs for their students through the Carol M. White Physical Education Program (PEP).
September 28, 2011$7.7 Million in Grants Awarded to Eight States to Improve Training Systems to Help Students with Disabilities
The U.S. Department of Education today announced the award of $7.7 million in grants to eight states to improve training systems to help students with disabilities. The winning states are: Connecticut, Louisiana, Maine, Nebraska, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, and Wyoming.
September 28, 2011U.S. Department of Education Announces Grants for $25 Million to Charter School Management Organizations
The U.S. Department of Education announced today charter school grants totaling $25 million to replicate and expand high-quality charter schools that have demonstrated success. Today's grants will serve nearly 45,000 students in 124 new and 3 expanded charter schools over the next five years.
September 27, 2011U.S. Education Department Awards 34 Grants to Strengthen Postsecondary Institutions, Build College Completion Culture
The U.S. Department of Education awarded more than $12.9 million today to a total of 34 colleges and universities as part of the new set of Strengthening Institutions Program (SIP) grantees.