June 9, 2011
The Plain Writing Act of 2010 requires federal agencies to write "clear Government communication that the public can understand and use." President Obama also emphasized the importance of establishing "a system of transparency, public participation, and collaboration" in his Jan. 21, 2009, Memorandum on Transparency and Open Government.
May 3, 2021U.S. Department of Education Announces Richard Cordray as Chief Operating Officer of Federal Student Aid
The U.S. Department of Education (ED) announced today that it has selected Richard Cordray as the Chief Operating Officer of Federal Student Aid. Cordray is the former Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the former Attorney General of Ohio.
May 3, 2021
Nearly a month ago, I started this reopening tour at Tynan Elementary School in Boston, Massachusetts.
May 3, 2021Secretary Cardona to Tour Community College of Baltimore County Catonsville Campus to Highlight the American Families Plan
On Monday, May 3, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona will visit the Community College of Baltimore County Catonsville Campus in Catonsville, Maryland. He will visit its on-site childcare center and visit a classroom where he will hear directly from community college students about their experience.
April 30, 2021
President Biden issued a proclamation deeming April 2021 as National Financial Capability Month. This communication emphasizes the benefits of financial capability, the value of financial literacy, and the importance of access to financial resources.
April 30, 2021U.S. Department of Education Launches Best Practices Clearinghouse to Highlight Innovative Practices for Reopening Schools and Campuses
Today, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) launched the Safer Schools and Campuses Best Practices Clearinghouse (the Clearinghouse), a website that highlights the innovative work underway nationwide in continuing to reopen K-12 schools, early childhood centers and postsecondary institutions.
April 29, 2021100 Days of the Biden Administration: How the Department of Education Has Helped More Schools Safely Reopen and Meet Students Needs
During the first 100 days of the Biden Administration, the Department of Education's (ED) top priority has been to ensure students can return to schools safely, and has taken significant actions to help schools safely reopen for in-person instruction, address inequities exacerbated by the pandemic, and support the needs of all students, teachers, and staff.
April 29, 2021
By: Sean Addie – Director of Correctional EducationDr. Amy Loyd – Acting Assistant Secretary This week we are joining our colleagues at the U.S. Department of Justice, agencies across the federal government, and our partners across the country to mark National Reentry Week and lift up the important work being done to support individuals reentering
April 29, 2021Secretary Cardona to Conclude 'Help is Here' School Reopening Tour and Deliver Remarks on School Reopening at Amidon-Bowen Elementary School in Washington, D.C.
On Friday, April 30, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona will conclude the "Help is Here" School Reopening Tour, with a visit to Amidon-Bowen Elementary School in Washington, D.C. After the visit, Secretary Cardona will deliver remarks on what he saw throughout the tour and the Biden Administration's efforts to reopen the majority of schools within its first 100 days.
April 28, 2021
Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona issued the following statement today on President Biden’s intent to nominate Roberto J. Rodríguez for Assistant Secretary of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development at the U.S.