October 19, 2022
U.S. Secretary of Education Announces Recipients of the 2022 Terrel H. Bell Awards for Outstanding School Leadership
U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel A.
October 18, 2022
As part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s ongoing efforts to support the academic recovery of students from the impact of the pandemic, on Oct. 26, the U.S. Department of Education will host the first of five sessions focused on strategies and programs to boost student literacy and math outcomes.
October 17, 2022
Education Department Announces Ohio and California Teachers as 2022 Presidential Cybersecurity Education Awardees
Today, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) is announcing the 2022 recipients of the Presidential Cybersecurity Education Award, kicking-off Cybersecurity...
October 14, 2022
Secretary Cardona Announces Educators and a Parent Leader on Board to Oversee the Nation’s Report Card
WASHINGTON—Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona announced the newest appointments to the National Assessment Governing Board, which oversees the country’s only ongoing, nationally representative assessment of student achievement. The newest board members include a fourth-grade teacher, an eighth-grade teacher, a high school principal, and a parent leader. Former North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue is also reappointed as Board Chair.
October 13, 2022
U.S. Department of Education Awards Nearly $120 Million Over Five Years to Support Educators of English Learner Students
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA) recently announced awards of nearly $120 million over five years under the National Professional Development Program (NPD) to support educators of English learner students.
October 5, 2022
U.S. Department of Education Awards More Than $116 Million in Grants for Programs Focused on Equity and Accessibility for Students
Today, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) announced 19 Magnet Schools Assistance Program (MSAP) awards totaling $110 million and four new grant awards for the 2022 Equity Assistance Center (EAC) program totaling more than $6.5 million.
October 3, 2022
Hundreds of Millions of Dollars in Funds to Increase the Number of School-Based Mental Health Providers in Schools Provided Through the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act
Today, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) is releasing Notices Inviting Applications for two grant programs to increase access to mental health services for students and young people, totaling $280 million, that were funded through the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act (BSCA) and the Fiscal Year 2022 Omnibus Appropriations.
October 3, 2022
Statement by Secretary Cardona on President Biden's Intent to Appoint Members to the President’s Advisory Commission on Advancing Educational Equity, Excellence, and Economic Opportunity for Hispanics
September 30, 2022
U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights Announces Resolution of Racial Harassment Investigation of Peoria Unified School District in Arizona
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) today announced the resolution of a complaint of racial harassment filed against Peoria Unified School District in Arizona.
OCR determined that the district failed to address harassment of students on the basis of race, color, and national origin, in violation of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and its implementing regulations.
September 29, 2022
U.S. Department of Education Estimate: Biden-Harris Student Debt Relief to Cost an Average of $30 Billion Annually Over Next Decade
In August, the Biden-Harris Administration announced its plan to cancel up to $20,000 in student debt for eligible borrowers to give working and middle-class families more breathing room as they recover from the pandemic. Today, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) released its estimate of the costs of the Biden-Harris Administration's Student Debt Relief. The Department estimates that one-time student debt relief will cost an average of $30 billion a year over the next decade.