September 7, 2023Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona Stresses Importance of Kindergarten in Early Childhood Education Remarks
Thank you. I’m pleased to be here at Beyer Early Childhood Center in Rockford, Illinois, with Representative Eric Sorensen and National Education Association President Becky Pringle to visit an incredible early learning program here and talk about why we believe early childhood is so critical to raising the bar for education in this country.
September 7, 2023
The U.S Department of Education (Department) is announcing the launch of the Kindergarten Sturdy Bridge Learning Community, a multi-state effort to make kindergarten a transformational experience at the start of each student’s formal education journey.
September 6, 2023U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona Continues "Back to School Bus Tour 2023: Raise the Bar" in Illinois and Wisconsin to Ensure Student Success
On Thursday, September 7, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona will continue the “Back to School Bus Tour 2023: Raise the Bar” alongside U.S. Reps. Mark Pocan and Eric Sorensen, Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Sara Rodriguez, and National Education Association President Becky Pringle.
September 6, 2023
Today, the Biden-Harris administration is announcing that it will host the 2023 National HBCU Week Conference in Arlington, Virginia on September 24-28th. The annual National HBCU Week Conference is the nation's premier convening of key influencers in the HBCU space.
September 5, 2023Biden-Harris Administration Announces More Than 4 Million Student Loan Borrowers Are Enrolled in the New SAVE Plan
The U.S. Department of Education today announced more than 4 million student loan borrowers are enrolled in the Biden-Harris Administration's new Saving on A Valuable Education (SAVE) income-driven repayment (IDR) plan, including those who were transitioned from the previous Revised-Pay-As-You-Earn (REPAYE) plan.
September 5, 2023U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona Continues 'Back to School Bus Tour 2023: Raise the Bar' in Missouri and Illinois to Ensure Student Success
On Wednesday, Sept. 6, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona will continue the "Back to School Bus Tour 2023: Raise the Bar" alongside Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra, and U.S. Rep. Cori Bush.
September 5, 2023
Extending its commitment to support school systems as they find new and innovative ways to encourage, invest in, and support teachers across America, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) will host two convenings focused on educator diversity.
September 1, 2023U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona Kicks Off "Back to School Bus Tour 2023: Raise the Bar" in Kansas and Missouri to Ensure Student Success
On Tuesday, Sept. 5, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona will launch the "Back to School Bus Tour 2023: Raise the Bar" alongside Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly, U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, and Federal Communications Chairwoman (FCC) Jessica Rosenworcel.
August 30, 2023Biden-Harris Administration Approves $72 Million in Borrower Defense Discharges for over 2,300 Borrowers who Attended Ashford University
The Biden-Harris Administration today announced the approval of $72 million in borrower defense to repayment discharges for more than 2,300 students who applied for relief from loans they took out to attend Ashford University (Ashford), which was an online for-profit school based in San Diego. The approvals come from a review by the U.S.
August 29, 2023Biden-Harris Administration Seeks Nominations for Non-Federal Negotiators to Continue Rulemaking Process on Student Debt Relief
The Biden-Harris Administration today announced the next step in its work to open a new pathway to student debt relief by soliciting nominations for negotiators who will participate in public rulemaking negotiation sessions this Fall.