June 30, 2023FACT SHEET: President Biden Announces New Actions to Provide Debt Relief and Support for Student Loan Borrowers
No President has fought harder for student debt relief than President Biden, and he's not done yet. President Biden will not let Republican elected officials succeed in denying hardworking Americans the relief they need.
June 30, 2023Secretary Cardona Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on Biden Administration's One Time Student Debt Relief Plan
Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona issued the following statement on the Supreme Court's ruling on the Biden Administration's one-time student debt relief plan:
June 30, 2023U.S. Department of Education to Launch Application Process to Expand Federal Pell Grant Access for Individuals Who Are Confined or Incarcerated
The U.S. Department of Education (Department) tomorrow will launch a new process through which institutions of higher education can apply to offer postsecondary programs to confined or incarcerated individuals.
June 29, 2023FACT SHEET: President Biden Announces Actions to Promote Educational Opportunity and Diversity in Colleges and Universities
Today, the Supreme Court upended decades of precedent that enabled America’s colleges and universities to build vibrant diverse environments where students are prepared to lead and learn from one another. Although the Court’s decision threatens to move the country backwards, the Biden-Harris Administration will fight to preserve the hard-earned progress we have made to advance racial equity and civil rights and expand educational opportunity for all Americans.
June 29, 2023
“Today’s Supreme Court decision takes our country decades backward, sharply limiting a vital tool that colleges have used to create vibrant, diverse campus communities. Students of color have long faced inequities in education and college access, and today’s ruling is yet another blow to the fight for equal opportunity.
June 28, 2023Office for Civil Rights Reaches Agreement to Resolve Sexual Harassment Investigation of Montgomery College in Maryland
Today, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) resolved a sexual harassment investigation of the Takoma/Silver Spring Campus of Montgomery College in Maryland.
June 21, 2023Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona on Recent Long-Term Trend Assessment for 13-Year-Olds
U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona issued the following statement on the recent National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) long-term trend assessment in math and reading for 13-year-olds:
June 15, 2023The Biden-Harris Administration Takes Additional Actions to Address Mental Health Needs of Young People and Make Communities Safer from Gun Violence
Today, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) took additional steps to advance the investments and efforts set forth by President Biden’s Bipartisan Safer Communities Act (BSCA) -- the most significant bipartisan gun safety legislation in nearly 30 years.
June 14, 2023President Biden Announces Presidential Delegation to Attend the Opening Ceremony of the Special Olympics World Games in Berlin, Germany
President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to Germany to attend the Opening Ceremony of the Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023 on Saturday, June 17, 2023. 7,000 athletes and Unified Partners and 3,000 coaches and supervisors will represent 190 delegations in 26 sports at these Games.
The Honorable Miguel Cardona, United States Secretary of Education, will lead the delegation.
June 14, 2023U.S. Department of Education and Civic Nation Launch Nationwide Campaign to Help Students and Families Cut Costs and Access Affordable High-Speed Internet
Washington, DC: Today, over 300 local and national organizations joined Civic Nation and the U.S. Department of Education to launch Online for All, a digital equity campaign working to close the digital divide by focusing on internet access, affordability, and equity for students, families, and all Americans.
June 12, 2023The Biden-Harris Administration Announces $8 Million to Promote Native Languages, Support Native Teachers and Tribal Education Agencies
The U.S. Department of Education (Department) announced more than $8 million in grant funding across three key initiatives to Raise the Bar for Native students. The funding includes three competitive programs to increase access to Native American languages in America’s schools, support and promote the success of Native American teachers, and ensure Tribal Educational Agencies can coordinate grant resources alongside state and local partners.
June 8, 2023U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights Resolves Sexual Harassment Compliance Review of Val Verde Unified School District in California
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced today that the Val Verde Unified School District in California has entered into a resolution agreement to ensure the district’s compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 when responding to notice of sexual harassment of its students by other students and employees.
June 8, 2023U.S. Department of Education Announces Grant Opportunities to Address Educator Recruitment, Retention, and Career Advancement
Today, the U.S.
June 7, 2023Education Department Opens Grant Application for $73.8 Million to Raise the Bar for Student Well-being through Full-Service Community Schools
The U.S. Department of Education (Department) today released a Notice Inviting Applications (NIA) for the fiscal year (FY) 2023 Full-Service Community Schools (FSCS) grant program that supports academic acceleration and provides academic and whole child supports to build and strengthen connections between schools, parents, families, and their surrounding communities.
June 5, 2023U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights Resolves Racial Harassment Investigation of Beecher Community Unit School District 200U in Illinois