November 30, 2022Department of Education, Department of Justice, and Department of Health and Human Services Release First Report to Congress as Part of the Interagency Task Force on Sexual Violence in Education
The Interagency Task Force on Sexual Violence in Education (Task Force), created by the Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization Act of 2022 (VAWA 2022 Reauthorization), presented its first report to Congress today.
August 19, 2022Department Invites Applicants for More Than $6 Million in Project Prevent Grant Program Funds to Support School Safety
Today, the U.S. Department of Education is posting a Notice Inviting Applications for the Project Prevent Grant Program, which will award more than $6 million to local educational agencies (LEAs) impacted by community violence.
March 24, 2022Education Secretary Miguel Cardona, HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra Announce Joint Effort to Develop and Share Resources to Ensure Children Have Access to School-Based Health ServicesSecretary Cardona and HHS Secretary Becerra reaffirmed their commitment to children and youth by launching a joint-department effort to expand school-based health services.
March 16, 2022
Today, Vice President Kamala Harris and the U.S. Department of Education (Department) announced that Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) that have recently experienced a bomb threat resulting in a disruption to the campus learning environment, are eligible to apply for grant funds under the Project School Emergency Response to Violence (Project SERV) program.
July 22, 2021Department of Education Releases Resource to Help Schools Improve Ventilation Systems to Prevent COVID-19
Today, the Department of Education released a resource to help schools, colleges, and universities improve their ventilation systems to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and provide healthy learning environments.
April 9, 2021Secretary of Education Dr. Miguel Cardona Joins Roundtable Discussion with Students to Discuss Experiences During the Pandemic
Following the Department of Education's release of the COVID-19 Handbook, Volume 2: Roadmap to Reopening Safely and Meeting All Students' Needs, which includes research-based strategies to address the impact of the pandemic on students, educators, and staff, Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona held a virtual roundtable wi
March 12, 2021
Following President Biden's signing the American Rescue Plan into law, the U.S. Department of Education announced additional details on its plans to support schools in safely returning to in-person instruction.
September 12, 2016
The Department has established a toll-free Louisiana Flooding Hotline (1-844-348-4082) and Louisiana Flooding email address (LA_Flooding_Help@ed.gov).
The purpose of the hotline and email address is to provide answers to questions, make references to helpful resources, and share information.
November 7, 2014