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.
October 9, 2015U.S. Department of Education Awards $20 Million to Increase Access to Information and Communication Technologies for Individuals with Disabilities
October 7, 2015The Reach Higher Initiative and U.S. Department of Education Launch Mobile App $225K Competition to Help Students Prepare for their Future
In effort to inspire students to pursue an education beyond high school, today, First Lady Michelle Obama’s Reach Higher Initiative and the U.S. Department of Education (ED) formally launched a mobile app competition to promote the development of mobile app solutions that will help students navigate education and career pathways, including career and technical education (CTE).
October 7, 2015Every Student, Every Day: Obama Administration Launches First-ever National, Cross-Sector Initiative to Eliminate Chronic Absenteeism in Our Nation's Schools
In response to the President's call to action to improve the lives of all young people through the My Brother's Keeper Initiative (MBK), today the Obama Administration is launching Every Student, Every Day: A National Initiative to Address and Eliminate Chronic Absenteeism. Led by the White House, U.S.
October 6, 2015
Washington A Florida school superintendent, a Tennessee school board chief, a District of Columbia business and education policy leader, an Indiana high school teacher, an Oregon professor, a Washington state assessment expert and a longtime California educator and curriculum expert have been appointed to the National Assessment Governing B
October 5, 2015
The U.S. Department of Education awarded 12 new grants today totaling more than $50 million to support teachers and principals with evidence-based training and professional development.
October 5, 2015U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan Issues Statement on Learning Disabilities; Dyslexia; and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Awareness Month
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today issued the following statement on Learning Disabilities; Dyslexia; and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Awareness Month.
October serves as an important period of awareness across our country for the one in five public school students who experience learning disabilities and attention issues.