June 30, 2023U.S. Department of Education to Launch Application Process to Expand Federal Pell Grant Access for Individuals Who Are Confined or Incarcerated
The U.S. Department of Education (Department) tomorrow will launch a new process through which institutions of higher education can apply to offer postsecondary programs to confined or incarcerated individuals.
June 29, 2023FACT SHEET: President Biden Announces Actions to Promote Educational Opportunity and Diversity in Colleges and Universities
Today, the Supreme Court upended decades of precedent that enabled America’s colleges and universities to build vibrant diverse environments where students are prepared to lead and learn from one another.
June 29, 2023
“Today’s Supreme Court decision takes our country decades backward, sharply limiting a vital tool that colleges have used to create vibrant, diverse campus communities. Students of color have long faced inequities in education and college access, and today’s ruling is yet another blow to the fight for equal opportunity.
June 28, 2023Office for Civil Rights Reaches Agreement to Resolve Sexual Harassment Investigation of Montgomery College in Maryland
Today, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) resolved a sexual harassment investigation of the Takoma/Silver Spring Campus of Montgomery College in Maryland.
June 28, 2023
By: David Greenberg & Dr. Linh Dang The challenges we face in today’s education landscape rarely have simple policy solutions. The youth mental health crisis, insufficient community and family engagement, and lack of access to early childhood learning are only a handful of the complex issues that require innovative strategies that extend beyond the school
June 26, 2023Secretary Cardona Continues Invest in America Tour with Travel to Troy, New York, with U.S. Rep. Paul Tonko to Discuss Career and Technical Education
On Tuesday, June 27, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona will continue the Biden-Harris Administration’s Invest in America tour with travel to Troy, New York, with U.S. Rep. Paul Tonko where they will focus on career and technical education.
June 21, 2023Secretary Cardona to Travel to the Dakotas to Discuss Rural Education, Support for Tribal Schools, and CTE Programs
On Thursday, June 22 and Friday, June 23, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona will travel to Bismarck, North Dakota and McLaughlin, South Dakota where he will focus on rural education and support for tribal schools.
June 21, 2023Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona on Recent Long-Term Trend Assessment for 13-Year-Olds
U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona issued the following statement on the recent National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) long-term trend assessment in math and reading for 13-year-olds:
June 16, 2023
Thank you, Angela. Moms Demand Action is a force to be reckoned with.
I also want to thank Senators Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal and Everytown for Gun Safety for organizing this first-ever National Safer Communities Summit.
June 15, 2023The Biden-Harris Administration Takes Additional Actions to Address Mental Health Needs of Young People and Make Communities Safer from Gun Violence
Today, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) took additional steps to advance the investments and efforts set forth by President Biden’s Bipartisan Safer Communities Act (BSCA) -- the most significant bipartisan gun safety legislation in nearly 30 years.