March 31, 2023Readout of Deputy Secretary Marten’s Discussion with Transgender Youth and Their Parents in Honor of Transgender Day of Visibility
U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Cindy Marten hosted a roundtable on Thursday with transgender students who shared their experiences, alongside their parents, all of whom are faith leaders advocating for their children and for their communities at large. Five parents and four students, participated in the event.
March 31, 2023
Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona issued the following statement on Transgender Day of Visibility:
March 28, 2023Statement by Secretary Cardona in Response to Congressional Review Act on One-Time Student Debt Relief
Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona issued the following statement after Republicans introduced a congressional review act (CRA) to put a stop to the one-time debt relief plan that would benefit millions of working families:
March 24, 2023U.S. Department of Education Issues Dear Colleague Letter Calling for End to Corporal Punishment in Schools and Guiding Principles on School Discipline
Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona wrote to Governors, Chief State School Officers, and School District and School Leaders and urged them to end corporal punishment in schools—the practice of paddling, spanking, or otherwise imposing physical punishmenton students.
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.
March 14, 2023Education Department Announces Use of Secret Shopping to Protect Students, Crack Down on Institutions that Lure Students with Lies
March 9, 2023
The Biden-Harris Administration today released the President's Budget for Fiscal Year 2024. The budget details a blueprint to grow the economy from the bottom up and middle out, lower costs for families, protect and strengthen Medicare and Social Security, and reduce the deficit by ensuring the wealthy and big corporations pay their fair share – all while ensuring no one making less than $400,000 per year pays more in taxes.
March 8, 2023U.S. Department of Education Announces Finalists in the Future Finder Challenge to Advance Digital Career Navigation Tools for Adult Learners
Today, the U.S. Department of Education is announcing five finalists in the Future Finder Challenge, a $1 million challenge to reimagine career navigation for adult learners. This is the first time the Department has launched a challenge to advance the education technology space for adult learners.
March 6, 2023
Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona issued the following statement on the passing of Disability Rights Leader Judy Heumann:
March 2, 2023
Guidance clarifies implementation of long-standing statutory provisions