September 28, 2023Biden-Harris Administration Outlines Strategies to Increase Diversity and Opportunity in Higher Education
As part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s ongoing commitment to advance diversity and opportunity in higher education, the U.S.
June 30, 2023FACT SHEET: President Biden Announces New Actions to Provide Debt Relief and Support for Student Loan Borrowers
No President has fought harder for student debt relief than President Biden, and he's not done yet. President Biden will not let Republican elected officials succeed in denying hardworking Americans the relief they need.
June 30, 2023Secretary Cardona Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on Biden Administration's One Time Student Debt Relief Plan
Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona issued the following statement on the Supreme Court's ruling on the Biden Administration's one-time student debt relief plan:
March 23, 2023
The U.S. Department of Education (Department) announced today that it will hold virtual public hearings on April 11, 12, and 13 to receive stakeholder feedback on potential issues for future rulemaking sessions.
February 14, 2023U.S. Department of Education Launches Review of Prohibition on Incentive Compensation for College Recruiters
The U.S. Department of Education announced today that it will hold virtual listening sessions on the impact of Department guidance on how institutions of higher education may compensate their recruiters. The Department is looking to hear from the public about how an exception contained in the guidance has affected the growth of online enrollment and associated federal student loan debt.
January 19, 2023
U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona today announced 38 awards totaling more than $30 million to colleges and universities from five competitive grant programs of the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE), which aims to improve higher education opportunities and outcomes for students from underrepresented communities.
August 19, 2022U.S. Department of Education Terminates Federal Recognition of ACICS, Enhances Federal Aid Program Participation Requirements for ACICS-accredited Colleges
EDITOR’S NOTE: An earlier version of this release noted enrollment of ACICS-accredited institutions was 3,800. That number has been updated to nearly 5,000 students.
August 5, 2022Statement from Secretary Miguel Cardona on Confirmation of Nasser Paydar as Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education
Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona issued the following statement on the confirmation of Nasser Paydar as assistant secretary for postsecondary education:
July 25, 2022Education Department Releases Proposed Regulations to Protect Veterans and Service Members, Increase College Oversight, and Increase College Access for Incarcerated Individuals
Today, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) released proposed regulations that would implement critical changes in the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 that better protect veterans and service members from being subject to aggressive targeting practices by requiring private for-profit institutions to obtain at least 10 percent of revenue from non-federal sources.
March 28, 2022U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona Calls on States, Districts, Higher Ed Institutions to Address Nationwide Teacher Shortage and Bolster Student Recovery with American Rescue Plan Funds
Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona will issue a nationwide call to action for states, higher education leaders, and schools to tap federal resources and work together to address the teacher shortage and aid student recovery.