November 19, 2021Statement by U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona on Passage of Build Back Better Act in U.S. House of Representatives
U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona issued the following statement today on the passage of the Build Back Better Act in the U.S. House of Representatives:
November 18, 2021U.S. Department of Education Approves Puerto Rico’s Plan for Use of American Rescue Plan Funds to Support K-12 Schools and Students, Distributes Remaining $990 Million to Puerto Rico
Today, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) announced the approval of Puerto Rico’s American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ARP ESSER) plan and distributed remaining ARP ESSER funds to them.
November 18, 2021Secretary Cardona, Secretary Walsh, Swiss President Parmelin Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Expand Registered Apprenticeship Programs in the United States
WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona, U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh, Deputy Secretary of Commerce Don Graves, and Switzerland's President Guy Parmelin signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) today to expand apprenticeships among Swiss companies and Swiss-invested companies in the United States, and to promote job creation in both countries.
November 18, 2021Secretary Cardona to Travel to Vermont with U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders to Visit Two Elementary Schools, Speak with Families about Importance of Early Childhood Education and Youth Vaccinations
Tomorrow, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona will travel to Burlington, Vermont where he will join U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders to visit two elementary schools. First, he will visit a pre-k program at Sustainability Academy at Lawrence Barnes to underscore the importance of early childhood education.
November 18, 2021U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights Solicits Public Input on Civil Rights Data Collection for 2021-22 School Year
The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) today announced that it has submitted to the Federal Register for public comment a proposed Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC) Information Collection Request package for the 2021–22 school year.
November 16, 2021Secretary Cardona to Tour Capitol Heights Elementary School Vaccine Clinic, Speak with Families about Importance of Child Vaccinations
November 15, 2021Departments of the Interior, Education, and Health & Human Services Launch Multi-Agency Initiative to Protect and Preserve Native Languages
The U.S. Departments of the Interior, Education and Health and Human Services launched a new interagency initiative today to preserve, protect, and promote the rights and freedom of Native Americans to use, practice, and develop Native languages.
November 12, 2021Statement by U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona on President Biden’s Nomination of Glenna Gallo
U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona issued the following statement today on President Biden's intent to nominate Glenna Gallo for assistant secretary for special education and rehabilitative services at the U.S. Department of Education:
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November 5, 2021U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights Reaches Agreement to Resolve Restraint and Seclusion Compliance Review of Saco, Maine, Public Schools
The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) today resolved a compliance review of the Saco Public Schools in Maine. The district entered a voluntary agreement to take steps necessary to ensure students with disabilities receive the free appropriate public education (FAPE) to which they are entitled without unnecessary restraint or seclusion or reducing their school days.