November 17, 2023Secretary Cardona Discusses with National Muslim, Arab, and Sikh Leaders the Alarming Rise of Islamophobia and Anti-Arab Hate in Schools and Colleges
U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona, Deputy Secretary Cindy Marten, and other senior Biden-Harris Administration officials today met with national Muslim, Arab, and Sikh organization leaders.
November 17, 2023U.S. Department of Education, State and Local Organizations Commit to Bolstering Access to Mental Health Supports for Students
The U.S. Department of Education, National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE), National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO), National Association of Counties (NACo), and U.S.
November 16, 2023U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights Announces List of Open Title VI Shared Ancestry Investigations of Institutions of Higher Education and K-12 Schools
As part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s continued efforts to take aggressive action to address the alarming nationwide rise in reports of antisemitism, anti-Muslim, anti-Arab, and other forms of discrimination and harassment on college campuses and in K-12 schools since the October 7 Israel-Hamas conflict, today the U.S.
November 16, 2023Secretary Cardona Touts Multilingual Education in Being Bilingual Is A Superpower Initiative Launch Event
Thank you and welcome, everyone!
I want to start with a story that illustrates why we’re here today. It’s the story of a young undocumented student who came from Mexico City to Texas.
November 16, 2023Biden-Harris Administration Launches “Being Bilingual is a Superpower” to Promote Multilingual Education for a Diverse Workforce
As part of its Raise the Bar: Create Pathways for Global Engagement, the Biden-Harris Administration today launched “Being Bilingual is a Superpower,” an initiative by the U.S.
November 15, 2023U.S. Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights Releases New Civil Rights Data on Students’ Access to Educational Opportunities During the Pandemic
The U.S. Department of Education’s (Department) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) today released new civil rights data from the 2020–21 school year, offering critical insight regarding civil rights indicators during that coronavirus pandemic year.
November 15, 2023U.S. Department of Education Releases New Data Highlighting How the Simplified, Streamlined, and Redesigned Better FAFSA® Form Will Help Deliver Maximum Pell Grants to 1.5 Million More Students
The U.S. Department of Education (Department) today released new state-by-state data and details showing that the simplified, streamlined, and redesigned 2024–25 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form will help 610,000 new students from low-income backgrounds receive Federal Pell Grants.
November 14, 2023FACT SHEET: The U.S. Department of Education Announces New Tools to Tackle Antisemitism, Islamophobia, and Related Forms of Discrimination and Bias
In May 2023, President Biden announced the historic U.S. National Strategy to Counter Antisemitism. This whole-of-government approach represents the most comprehensive and ambitious U.S.
November 13, 2023U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education to Visit Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools on a “Raise the Bar: Lead the World” School Visit
On Tuesday Nov.14, 2023, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Cindy Marten will make a “Raise the Bar: Lead the World” school visit to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School district, to visit three schools and discuss how they can continue to promote academic excellence and prepare students for global competitiveness.
November 9, 2023Biden-Harris Administration Announces Framework for Student Loan Servicer Accountability To Protect Borrowers Nationwide
The Biden-Harris Administration is fully committed to supporting student loan borrowers as they navigate return to repayment and fixing problems in the student loan system.