June 10, 2022
Today, the White House Initiative on Advancing Educational Equity, Excellence, and Economic Opportunity through Historically Black Colleges and Universities announced its ninth cohort of...
June 9, 2022
Today, U.S Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona will lay out his vision for how the nation can support teachers across the country and elevate the teaching profession. During an address and fireside chat at the Bank Street College of New York, Secretary Cardona will discuss how the Department, states and districts, and higher education institutions can recruit, prepare, and retain great teachers and, in turn, improve our education system across the country.
June 8, 2022
Statement from Secretary Miguel Cardona on Confirmation of Amy Loyd as Assistant Secretary for the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education
Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona issued the following statement on the confirmation of Amy Loyd as Assistant Secretary for the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education:
June 1, 2022
Education Department Approves $5.8 Billion Group Discharge to Cancel all Remaining Loans for 560,000 Borrowers who Attended Corinthian
Today, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) announced it will discharge all remaining federal student loans borrowed to attend any campus owned or operated by Corinthian Colleges Inc. (Corinthian) from its founding in 1995 through its closure in April 2015. This will result in 560,000 borrowers receiving $5.8 billion in full loan discharges.
May 31, 2022
Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona on National Center for Education Statistics "Condition of Education" Report
Following is a statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona on the National Center for Education Statistics’ “Condition of Education” 2022 report.
May 31, 2022
U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona issued the following statement on the release of CDC guidance for K-12 schools and Early Care and Education programs:
May 24, 2022
Statement from Secretary Cardona on Today’s Tragic Events at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas
U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona today issued the following statement in response to the tragic events at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas:
May 24, 2022
U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights Reaches Agreement to Resolve Restraint and Seclusion Compliance Review of Horry County Schools in South Carolina
The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) on Monday resolved a compliance review of the Horry County Schools in South Carolina. The district committed to take steps necessary to ensure that students with disabilities receive the free appropriate public education (FAPE) to which they are entitled without unnecessary restraint or seclusion or missed instruction.
May 23, 2022
Education Department Hosts Virtual Summit Today, Announces New Efforts and Resources for Supporting Mental Health and Students with Disabilities
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May 18, 2022
Building on President Biden's Unity Agenda, Education Department Urges Colleges to Use American Rescue Plan Funds to Provide Mental Health Supports to Students
Today, the U.S. Department of Education published new guidance to assist institutions in providing mental health supports for students, faculty, and staff. The guidance will help colleges support students as they navigate mental health challenges exacerbated by the pandemic.