January 9, 2023
New Proposed Regulations Would Transform Income-Driven Repayment by Cutting Undergraduate Loan Payments in Half and Preventing Unpaid Interest Accumulation
Today, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) proposed regulations to reduce the cost of federal student loan payments, especially for low and middle-income borrowers.
January 5, 2023
Statement from Secretary Cardona on Legal Brief Filed with the Supreme Court on the Student Debt Relief Program
U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona issued the following statement after the Departments of Education and Justice filed a legal brief with the Supreme Court on the Biden-Harris Administration’s Student Debt Relief Program:
January 3, 2023
Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona issued the following statement on Fiscal Year 2023 Omnibus Appropriations:
December 16, 2022
U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights Reaches Agreement to Resolve Restraint and Seclusion Compliance Review of Southeastern Cooperative Educational Programs in Virginia
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) today announced that the Southeastern Cooperative Educational Programs (SECEP) in Virginia entered into a resolution agreement regarding the use of restraint and seclusion and the provision of a free appropriate public education (FAPE) to students with disabilities.
December 9, 2022
This week, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona traveled to France for the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Ministerial summit on "Re-building an Inclusive and Equitable Society through Education." Discussions before and during the meeting with counterparts from member and non-member countries and U.S.
December 7, 2022
U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights Reaches Agreement with California's Davis Joint Unified School District in Investigation Regarding the Use of Restraint and SeclusionUntitled Document
Today, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced that the Davis Joint Unified School District in California has entered into a resolution agreement to ensure that its restraint and seclusion policies and practices do not deny students with disabilities a free appropriate public education (FAPE).
December 7, 2022
Today, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) will host the YOU Belong in STEM National Coordinating Conference in Washington, D.C. as a key initiative for the Biden-Harris Administration.
December 5, 2022
U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights Announces Resolution of Racial Harassment Investigation of Ottumwa Community School District
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) today announced the resolution of a racial harassment complaint filed against Ottumwa Community School District in Iowa.
December 2, 2022
Today, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Cindy Marten issued the following statement on the selection of Luis R. Lopez as Chief Information Officer at the U.S. Department of Education, effective December 18, 2022:
November 30, 2022
Department 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.