October 27, 2021
by Melissa A. Sadorf. Ed.D. Ten years ago I was hired by a rural school district in Arizona to serve as Superintendent. In my first year, I was learning the intricacies of the superintendency, was responsible for mentoring a first-year principal, and was learning the roles of Business Manager and Federal Grants Director. Nothing in
October 22, 2021COVID-19 and the 2021-2022 School Year
October 21, 2021U.S. Secretary of Education Announces Recipients of the 2021 Terrel H. Bell Awards for Outstanding School Leadership
U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel A. Cardona today announced the recipients of the Terrel H. Bell Award for Outstanding School Leadership for 2021.
October 21, 2021Secretary Cardona’s Remarks at the Closing Session of the International Summit on the Teaching Profession
The past three days have been an engaging experience as I’ve listened and learned alongside all of you.
October 20, 2021Statement From Federal Student Aid Chief Operating Officer Rich Cordray Regarding Loan Servicer Contracts
Federal Student Aid (FSA) approved the request for Maximus to assume the Navient loan servicing contract. We are confident this decision is in the best interest of the approximately 5.6 million federal student loan borrowers who will be serviced by Maximus and will provide the stability and high-quality service they deserve.
October 20, 2021Statement from Secretary Miguel Cardona on the Confirmation of Catherine Lhamon as Assistant Secretary for the Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona issued the following statement on today's Senate confirmation of Catherine E. Lhamon as Assistant Secretary for the U.S.
October 20, 2021
by Deputy Secretary Cindy Marten This past year-and-a-half challenged everyone on such a huge scale. And our students were among the hardest hit by the disruptions of the pandemic. Without in-person classes, Friday night football games, spring musicals, and so many other opportunities to develop deep and nurturing in-person relationships and make lasting memories in
October 18, 2021U.S. Department of Education Releases New Resource on Supporting Child and Student Social, Emotional, Behavioral and Mental Health during COVID-19 Era
Today, the U.S.
October 18, 2021Secretary Cardona's Remarks at the Opening Session of the International Summit on the Teaching Profession
Welcome to the 2021 International Summit on the Teaching Profession. I am honored to host on behalf of the United States, together with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development and Education International.
October 15, 2021U.S. Department of Education Increases Servicer Performance, Transparency, and Accountability Before Loan Payments Restart
The U.S. Department of Education today announced stronger standards for performance, transparency, and accountability for its student loan servicers aimed at protecting borrowers. Six loan servicing companies – Great Lakes, HESC/Edfinancial, MOHELA, Navient, Nelnet, and OSLA Servicing – will be held to these higher standards starting early next year.