June 19, 2017Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Delivers on Promise of Year Round Pell and Increased Flexibility for Students
WASHINGTON—Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced Year Round Pell grants will be available to students beginning July 1, 2017. This policy change will ensure hundreds of thousands of college students have the resources needed to finish their coursework in a timeframe that meets their individual needs.
May 24, 2017
Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced the Department will read and score applications for the Upward Bound grant program that were deemed ineligible under technical formatting rules issued by the previous Administration. The flexibility to consider these applications was made possible by the 2017 Omnibus spending bill.
December 20, 2016
The U.S. Department of Education announced today the six winners of the 2016 Promise Neighborhoods competition, which will award $33 million to help communities launch, scale, and sustain educational supports and community-based services to meet the complex needs of children and families.
December 19, 2016
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December 15, 2016
The U.S. Department of Education announced today the launch of the Education Innovation and Research (EIR) grant competition for 2017.
December 13, 2016
U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. today announced a new grant competition to support districts and their communities in preparing to implement innovative, comprehensive, collaborative, and locally-driven strategies to increase diversity in schools.
November 16, 2016
The U.S. Department of Education today announced the award of more than $104 million to Minority Serving Institutions. These five-year grants provide resources to 104 institutions, in 13 states, to improve and expand their capacity to serve Hispanic, Asian American, Native American, Pacific Islander, and low-income students.
October 3, 2016$2 Million Grant Awarded to University of Minnesota to Improve Academic Assessments of Children with Disabilities
The U.S. Department of Education today announced a $2 million grant to the University of Minnesota’s National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO) to support states and local school districts in increasing participation and improving results for children with disabilities in state and districtwide academic assessments.
September 26, 2016U.S. Department of Education Awards $91 Million to Support Racial and Socioeconomic Integration through Magnet Schools
September 2, 2016U.S. Department of Education Awards More Than $350,000 to Help Baltimore City Public Schools Recover Following a Student Homicide
The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Safe and Healthy Students has awarded Baltimore City Public Schools (City Schools) a Project School Emergency Response to Violence (SERV) grant totaling $351,718.