January 22, 2024
The U.S. Department of Education (Department) today released the 2024 National Educational Technology Plan (NETP): A Call to Action for Closing the Digital Access, Design and Use Divides. First released in fulfillment of the Improving America’s Schools Act of 1994, NETP has been updated multiple times since its original release, most recently in 2016.
January 19, 2024Secretary Cardona and CISA Director Easterly to Meet with Families of Victims of Parkland Shooting Alongside U.S. Representative Moskowitz
On Monday, Jan. 22, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona will travel to Parkland, Florida, where he will join U.S. Representative Jared Moskowitz, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Director Jen Easterly, and other county and school officials for a private walkthrough of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the site of the tragic February 14, 2018 shooting.
January 19, 2024
The Biden-Harris Administration announced today the approval of $4.9 billion in additional student loan debt relief for 73,600 borrowers. These discharges are the result of fixes made by the Administration to income-driven repayment (IDR) forgiveness and Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF).
January 16, 2024
Strategies to Improve Student Achievement: Print Version
January 11, 2024
New data show 6.9 million borrowers are enrolled in the Administration’s most affordable repayment plan
January 11, 2024Biden-Harris Administration Announces More Than $6 Million in New Grants to Address Community Violence and its Impacts on Student Mental Health
Today, Vice President Kamala Harris announced $6.4 million from the U.S. Department of Education (Department) to address community violence. The funding is being awarded to seven school districts across the country as part of the Project Prevent grant program. The Vice President will make the announcement in Charlotte, North Carolina, where she will be joined by U.S.
January 10, 2024U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights Announces Resolution of Sexual Harassment Investigation of San Francisco Conservatory of Music
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) today announced that the San Francisco Conservatory of Music has entered into a resolution agreement to ensure its compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, when responding to allegations of student-to-student sexual harassment, including sexual assault and stalking.
January 9, 2024Secretary Cardona to Visit New Hampshire to Highlight Debt Forgiveness Programs and Discuss Rise in Antisemitism and Islamophobia on College Campuses
Tomorrow, Jan. 10, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona will travel to New Hampshire, where he will begin by lifting up the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.
January 8, 2024U.S. Department of Education Announces Over 1 Million 2024-2025 FAFSA Forms Successfully Submitted and Form Now Available 24/7 for Students and Families
The U.S. Department of Education (Department) today announced that it has received over one million applications from students using the redesigned 2024–25 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form and that the form is now available for students and families to access 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
January 5, 2024Biden-Harris Administration Takes Additional Action to Hold Student Loan Servicers Accountable for Failing to Meet Contractual Obligations
The Biden-Harris Administration today announced it is withholding payments to three student loan servicers as part of the U.S. Department of Education’s (Department) continued efforts to strengthen protections for student loan borrowers and hold servicers accountable.