July 25, 2022Education Department Releases Proposed Regulations to Protect Veterans and Service Members, Increase College Oversight, and Increase College Access for Incarcerated Individuals
Today, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) released proposed regulations that would implement critical changes in the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 that better protect veterans and service members from being subject to aggressive targeting practices by requiring private for-profit institutions to obtain at least 10 percent of revenue from non-federal sources.
July 25, 2022
By: Richard Cordray, Chief Operating Officer, U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Federal Student Aid For many, summer is a time for family trips and backyard BBQs, but it is not all fun and games. Before we know it, many students will be rushing to complete summer assignments before heading back to school. Here at
July 22, 2022
July 22, 2022U.S. Department of Education Awards Oxford Area Community School District Over $700,000 in Emergency Funds in Response to Tragic November 2021 Mass Shooting
Today, in response to the tragic mass shooting that occurred at Michigan’s Oxford High School in November 2021, the U.S.
July 20, 2022
On Friday, the White House Initiative on Advancing Education Equity, Excellence, and Economic Opportunity for Hispanics will kick off its
July 20, 2022FACT SHEET: Biden-Harris Administration Invests in Summer Learning and Enrichment Programs to Help Students Catch Up
Summer learning and enrichment programs can play a critical role in student success. From providing students opportunities to catch up academically from what they may have missed during the pandemic to providing channels for students to engage with their peers, friends, and caring adults, summer programs across the country are helping students recover and thrive.
July 19, 2022New Guidance Helps Schools Support Students with Disabilities and Avoid Discriminatory Use of Discipline
New guidance released today from the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) helps public elementary and secondary schools fulfill their responsibilities to meet the needs of students with disabilities and avoid the discriminatory use of student discipline.
July 19, 2022
By: Antoinette Flores, Senior Advisor, Office of Postsecondary Education The Department of Education (Department) is committed to ensuring that institutions of higher education (institutions) maintain high quality standards and strong student outcomes. As a member of the Federal triad, which under the Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA) requires the Department to work in conjunction with
July 15, 2022
By: Amy Loyd, Assistant Secretary for the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education Our nation’s future depends upon an educated and skilled workforce—especially as economic mobility is in decline and the world of work is rapidly shifting. The preparation of young people through career and college pathways is a powerful, evidence- and research-based approach
July 14, 2022U.S. Department of Education Announces Engage Every Student Initiative to Ensure Every Student Has Access to High-Quality Learning
To support President Biden’s call last week for schools to use American Rescue Plan funds to support summer learning and afterschool programs, the U.S.