July 20, 2023
The White House Initiative on Advancing Educational Equity, Excellence, and Economic Opportunity through Historically Black Colleges and Universities announces its ninth cohort of
July 19, 2023
July 18, 2023Biden-Harris Administration Releases State-By-State Data on $39 Billion in Loan Forgiveness for 804,000 Borrowers as a Result of Fixes to Income-Driven Repayment Plans
Last week, the Department of Education began notifying impacted borrowers they were eligible for automatic loan relief
July 14, 2023First Lady Jill Biden and U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona to Travel to Georgia for Workforce Hub TourOn Tuesday, July 18th, First Lady Jill Biden and U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona will meet with local officials and key stakeholders leading the Investing in America Workforce Hub in Augusta, Georgia to highlight to how Bidenomics is delivering investments and jobs to communities across the country. The First Lady and Secretary Cardona will be joined by U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy David Turk.
July 14, 2023Biden-Harris Administration to Provide 804,000 Borrowers with $39 Billion in Automatic Loan Forgiveness as a Result of Fixes to Income Driven Repayment Plans
The Department of Education (Department) today will begin notifying more than 804,000 borrowers that they have a total of $39 billion in Federal student loans that will be automatically discharged in the coming weeks. In total, the Biden-Harris Administration has approved more than $116.6 billion in student loan forgiveness for more than 3.4 million borrowers.
July 6, 2023
Now that we’re in July, we’ve gone through Mental Health Awareness Month (May) and Pride Month (June). In these two months, we’ve seen so many examples of efforts around the country to support LGBTQI+ youth and provide these students with more access to high-quality mental health support. However, we don’t hear a lot about rural
July 6, 2023U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights Resolves Sex-Based Harassment Investigation in Rhinelander School District in Wisconsin
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) today announced that the Rhinelander School District in Rhinelander, Wisconsin, entered into an agreement to ensure compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 when responding to harassment based on gender identity.
July 5, 2023
On July 3, 2023, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona delivered remarks focused on fighting “toxic disrespect” against teachers and public schools, including through the “ABCs of teaching” and a call to “stop teaching to the test,”at the National Education Association Representative Assembly.
June 30, 2023FACT SHEET: President Biden Announces New Actions to Provide Debt Relief and Support for Student Loan Borrowers
No President has fought harder for student debt relief than President Biden, and he's not done yet. President Biden will not let Republican elected officials succeed in denying hardworking Americans the relief they need.
June 30, 2023Secretary Cardona Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on Biden Administration's One Time Student Debt Relief Plan
Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona issued the following statement on the Supreme Court's ruling on the Biden Administration's one-time student debt relief plan: