October 15, 2015U.S. Department of Education Awards More Than $4.4 Million in Grants for Fulbright-Hays International Education Programs
The U.S. Department of Education announced the award of 59 new grants—totaling more than $4.4 million—under two Fulbright-Hays international education programs to institutions and organizations in 34 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia:
October 15, 2015U.S. Department of Education Awards More Than $13.7 Million in Grants to Predominantly Black Higher Education Institutions to Establish or Strengthen Their Academic Programs
The U.S. Department of Education is awarding more than $13.7 million to 23 Predominantly Black Institutions (PBI) to establish or strengthen their higher education programs.
October 15, 2015U.S. Department of Education Releases Report on First-Ever School Environment Listening Tour for Native American Students
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October 14, 2015U.S. Department of Education Announces First Ever Skills for Success Grants and Initiative to Support Learning Mindsets and Skills
The U.S. Department of Education announced four grant awards today under the new Skills for Success grant competition, totaling $2 million.
October 14, 2015FACT SHEET: Department of Education Launches the Educational Quality through Innovative Partnerships (EQUIP) Experiment to Provide Low-Income Students with Access to New Models of Education and Training
The Obama Administration today announced a new pilot program to accelerate and evaluate innovation through partnerships between colleges and universities and non-traditional providers of education in order to equip more Americans with the skills, knowledge, and training they need for the jobs of today and tomorrow.
October 13, 2015$4.8 Million Awarded to Improve Outcomes for Children with Disabilities through Improved Adolescent Literacy, Accessible Technology, Media Services and Educational Materials
The U.S. Department of Education today announced the award of more than $4.8 million in grants to improve outcomes for children with disabilities.
October 13, 2015Statement from Under Secretary Ted Mitchell on the retirement of Brice Harris, California Community College Colleges Chancellor
Brice Harris has been an extraordinary leader of the California community colleges at a particularly challenging time. He's been a tireless advocate for the system and for the power of community colleges in general to change individual lives and the lives of communities. He's been a valuable partner. I wish him well in his retirement.
October 9, 2015U.S. Department of Education Awards More Than $4 Million to Support Underrepresented Students in Gifted and Talented Programs
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded more than $4 million to 11 states to focus on increasing the number of minority and other underrepresented students in gifted and talented programs.
October 9, 2015$12.6 Million in Grants Awarded to Help Improve Outcomes of Individuals with Disabilities in Vocational Rehabilitation and Workforce Development
The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) today announced more than $12.6 million in grants in multiple project areas to help improve the outcomes of individuals with disabilities—from cradle through career.