March 23, 2022
The U.S. Department of Education (Department) today announced updated steps to ensure that companies that own institutions are held responsible for funds owed to the federal government, including liabilities arising from closed school loan discharges and borrower defense to repayment claims. This will ensure that even if a school closes, the Department can recover funds from entities that had a direct or indirect ownership interest in the school instead of leaving the bill to taxpayers.
March 21, 2022
Biden-Harris Administration Partners with Aspen Institute on Latino Regional Economic Summits to Connect Local Latino Community Members with Federal Leaders and Resources
The Biden-Harris administration is partnering with the Aspen Institute to jointly host forums in several cities across the country. Titled White House Initiative Latino Economic Summits, the regional forums will highlight the Biden-Harris Administration's commitment to advancing equity and economic empowerment and connect local Latino community members directly with federal leaders and resources.
March 18, 2022
Secretary Cardona Meets with Faith Leaders in New York to Highlight Importance of Community and Faith-based Organizations to Education
Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona participated in a roundtable discussion with faith leaders in New York City to highlight the contributions of faith-based organizations during the pandemic and in ongoing recovery efforts that support young people and their communities.
March 18, 2022
Statement by U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona on President Biden’s Nomination of Nasser Paydar
U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona issued the following statement today on President Biden’s intent to nominate Dr. Nasser Paydar as Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education:
March 18, 2022
Education Department Launches Historic Real Pay for Real Jobs Initiative for People with Disabilities
Today, the U.S. Department of Education’s Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) released the notice inviting applications for the Subminimum Wage to Competitive Integrated Employment (SWTCIE) demonstration project, aimed at increasing access for people with disabilities to jobs that pay good wages.
March 17, 2022
Secretary Cardona, Admiral Levine Hold Virtual Listening, Learning Roundtable with LGBTQI+ Students and Families from Florida
Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona, alongside Admiral Rachel L. Levine, M.D., assistant secretary for health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, held a virtual roundtable with LGBTQI+ students and families from Florida, hosted by the White House Office of Public Engagement.
March 16, 2022
Today, Vice President Kamala Harris and the U.S. Department of Education (Department) announced that Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) that have recently experienced a bomb threat resulting in a disruption to the campus learning environment, are eligible to apply for grant funds under the Project School Emergency Response to Violence (Project SERV) program.
March 14, 2022
Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona issued the following statement on the President’s Fiscal Year 2022 Budget:
March 11, 2022
Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona on One-Year Anniversary of the American Rescue Plan
The American Rescue Plan (ARP) was signed into law by President Biden on March 11, 2021, and today, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona highlighted its impacts on America's schools in the following statement:
March 8, 2022
Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona on the Florida State Legislature’s Parental Rights in Education Bill
U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona issued the following statement in response to the Florida Legislature's Parental Rights in Education bill: