January 27, 2022
I remember being five-years-old, walking into my first day of kindergarten at John Barry School in Connecticut, nervous. At that time, I was learning English. I felt like I didn't belong. It turned out to be a horrible day.
January 26, 2022
As part of the Biden-Harris Administration's efforts to prevent and reduce gun crime and other forms of community violence, today the U.S.
January 24, 2022Readout of Secretaries Cardona and Mayorkas's Meeting with HBCU Presidents on International Day of Education
WASHINGTON – Today, on International Day of Education, Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona and Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N.
January 24, 2022
On Thursday, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona will deliver a major address at the Department of Education’s Lyndon Baines Johnson building headquarters.
January 21, 2022U.S. Departments of Homeland Security and Education Release Toolkit of Federal Resources to Help Rebuild Puerto Rico’s School Infrastructure
Today, the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and the U.S. Department of Education released a toolkit outlining federal resources available to help Puerto Rico recover and rebuild safe, healthy, and modernized school facilities.
January 20, 2022FACT SHEET: In One Year of the Biden-Harris Administration, the U.S. Department of Education Has Helped Schools Safely Reopen and Meet Students’ Needs
On Jan. 20, 2021,less than half of K-12 students were learning in person. Today, one year since the start of the Biden-Harris Administration, nearly all students are back in school and learning in person with caring teachers and alongside their peers.
January 20, 2022Biden-Harris Administration Takes Actions to Support Students’ Basic Needs and Mitigate the Spread of COVID-19 at Colleges and Universities
Today, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) announced more resources for students and institutions to help reduce barriers to success in higher education, particularly those created and exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic—including the Omicron variant.
January 19, 2022U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights Reaches Agreement to Resolve Restraint and Seclusion Compliance Review of Michigan’s Huron Valley Schools
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) today resolved a compliance review of the Huron Valley Schools near Detroit.
January 19, 2022Four Ways Schools Can Find Covid-19 Tests (February 14, 2022)
January 18, 2022U.S. Department of Education Announces Distribution of All American Rescue Plan ESSER Funds and Approval of All 52 State Education Agency Plans
Today, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) announced that every state education agency (SEA) received approval of their American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ARP ESSER) plan before the end of December 2021. As a result, the Department has distributed all $122 billion of ARP ESSER funds to all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.