June 16, 2015U.S. Department of Education Awards $12.8 Million in Grants to Improve Services, Outcomes for Children with Disabilities
The U.S. Department of Education announced today the award of more than $12.8 million in grants to help improve services and results for students with disabilities.
June 8, 2015
Over the past six years, the Education Department has taken unprecedented steps to hold career colleges accountable for giving students what they deserve: a high-quality, affordable education that prepares them for their careers.
June 3, 2015Obama Administration Honors Schools, Districts and Postsecondary Institutions for Sustainable Facilities, Health, and Learning Practices
June 1, 2015Miccosukee Indian School Receives Historic Flexibility to Meet Academic and Cultural Needs of Students
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May 26, 2015
As a part of the Obama Administration's commitment to protect student loan borrowers, the U.S. Department of Education conducted thorough reviews of the four major federal student loan servicers to ensure that the companies followed federal law when it comes to loan interest rates for active-duty servicemembers.
May 15, 2015
New data indicate the first significant decrease in school-based bullying since the federal government began collecting that data in 2005, suggesting that efforts at the federal, state and local levels to prevent bullying may be paying off. According to new data from the U.S.
May 15, 2015College Students to Benefit from Proposed Regulations Targeting Troubling Practices in Rapidly Expanding College Debit, Prepaid Card Marketplace
May 12, 2015
More young people are graduating from high school today than ever before—and gaps in graduation rates are closing—even as standards are rising. The credit for these gains goes to educators, students, parents and community partners. Yet we know that, in today’s knowledge-based economy, a high school diploma isn’t enough.
May 8, 2015U.S. Department of Education Announces $60 Million Available for First in the World Grant Competition
As part of the Obama Administration's commitment to drive innovations in higher education and increase college completion, affordability and quality outcomes, the U.S. Department of Education today announced the availability of $60 million in Fiscal Year 2015 in the First in the World (FITW) program.
May 6, 2015U.S. Department of Education Awards More Than $24.8 Million in Elementary and Secondary School Counseling Grants
The U.S. Department of Education awarded more than $24.8 million to 67 schools districts in 26 states across the country to establish or expand counseling programs. Grantees will use funds to support counseling programs in elementary and secondary schools.