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
February 28, 2023
Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona issued the following statement after the conclusion of oral arguments before the Supreme Court on the Department’s one-time student debt relief program:
February 16, 2023
U.S. Department of Education Announces More Than $188 Million from the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act to Support Mental Health and Student Wellness
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February 15, 2023
U.S. Department of Education Announces First-Ever Augustus F. Hawkins Centers of Excellence Program Grants to Strengthen Teachers of Color Pipeline and Address Teacher Shortage
Today, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) announced first-ever awards, totaling over $18 million, for the Augustus F. Hawkins Centers of Excellence Program grants to increase high-quality teacher preparation programs for teachers of color, strengthen the diversity of our teacher pipeline, and address teacher shortages.
February 14, 2023
U.S. Department of Education Launches Review of Prohibition on Incentive Compensation for College Recruiters
The U.S. Department of Education announced today that it will hold virtual listening sessions on the impact of Department guidance on how institutions of higher education may compensate their recruiters. The Department is looking to hear from the public about how an exception contained in the guidance has affected the growth of online enrollment and associated federal student loan debt.
February 10, 2023
U.S. Department of Education Announces Partnership with Carnegie Corporation of New York and Overdeck Family Foundation to Support Family Engagement
In a continued effort to boost family engagement and lift parent voices, the U.S. Department of Education is announcing new partnerships with Carnegie Corporation of New York and Overdeck Family Foundation to launch the Family Engagement Learning Series. The Learning Series, which will launch Feb. 28, 2023, is intended to help education leaders and practitioners implement family engagement strategies that support student success.
February 1, 2023
Department of Education Releases New Data Showing the American Rescue Plan and Other Pandemic Relief Funds Kept Millions of College Students Enrolled in School
Today, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) released new data estimating that more than 18 million students have received direct financial aid under the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) since the start of 2021.
January 26, 2023
U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights Announces Resolution of Pregnancy Discrimination Investigation of Troy University in AlabamaToday, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced the resolution of an investigation into whether Troy University in Alabama responded to a student’s requests for pregnancy-related adjustments during the 2020-21 school year in a manner that complied with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.
January 26, 2023
Secretary Cardona Speaks with Native American Parents About Unique Needs of Native American Students in Urban Oklahoma Schools
Yesterday, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona joined a roundtable with Native American parents in the Oklahoma City area to listen to their unique experiences in urban schools and learn more about ways the Department can support Native American students regarding language preservation and revitalization.