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.
March 20, 2020The U.S. Department of Education and other federal partners held a conference call today with K-12 education leaders to discuss the Administration's whole-of-government response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
June 7, 2018U.S. Department of Education Awards More Than $189,000 to St. Mary’s County Board of Education Following School Shooting
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced that the Department will award St. Mary’s County Board of Education a Project School Emergency Response to Violence (SERV) grant in the amount of $189,202.
February 28, 2018
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today new federal assistance for students and schools impacted by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria and the 2017 California wildfires. An additional $2.7 billion, authorized by the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, will be used to help K-12 school districts and schools as well as institutions of higher education (IHEs) in their recovery efforts.
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.
September 8, 2016Obama Administration Releases Resources for Schools, Colleges to Ensure Appropriate Use of School Resource Officers and Campus Police
The U.S. Departments of Education and Justice released today new tools to improve school climates, ensure safety, and support student achievement in our nation's 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.
October 30, 2015
At a press conference today in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan made the following statement about the classroom arrest at Richland County's Spring Valley High School in South Carolina:
November 7, 2014