June 1, 2017
Today, the U.S. Department of Education launched a new website dedicated to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
December 12, 2016The U.S. Department of Education today made available to the public final regulations under Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) aimed at promoting equity.
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.
June 29, 2016Settlements Reached in Seven States, One Territory to Ensure Website Accessibility for People with Disabilities
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) today announced that it has reached settlements with education organizations in seven states and one territory to ensure website accessibility for people with disabilities.
November 17, 2015Education Department Announces New Guidance to Help Students with Disabilities as Part of 40th Anniversary of IDEA Law
To commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), the U.S.
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 21, 2013$875,000 Awarded to University of California, San Francisco for Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Community Living Policy
October 21, 2013
The U.S. Department of Education today announced the award of almost $1.8 million in grants to help older adults with disabilities. The grant money was disbursed before the recent government shutdown and was not affected by the temporary lapse in funding.
September 30, 2013University at Buffalo Awarded $924,512 Grant to Advance the Transfer of Rehabilitation Technologies for Individuals with DisabilitiesUniversity at Buffalo Awarded $924,512 Grant to Advance the Transfer of Rehabilitation Technologies for Individuals with Disabilities
July 30, 2013
Thanks, Mike, for the kind introduction. It's a pleasure to join all of you.
The theme of this leadership conference—"building bridges"—is fitting.
Today, I'd like to talk with you about how the Administration and the Department of Education are continuing to support education reform and success for all students in the second term.