July 12, 2022Education Department Announces $68 Million in Grants to Support Students Through Full-Service Community Schools
Today, the U.S. Department of Education released a Notice Inviting Applications for the Full-Service Community Schools (FSCS) grant program that provides academic support and strengthens connections among schools, parents and families, and their surrounding communities. This program aligns with the priorities and vision set forth by the Biden-Harris Administration and U.S.
July 11, 2022
U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona issued the below statement following a White House event commemorating the passage of the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act:
“The Bipartisan Safer Communities Act is an important step toward addressing years of inaction and indifference in response to heartbreaking gun violence in our schools and communities.
July 6, 2022Academic Success for Students in Foster Care Begins with Strong Partnerships Between Child Welfare and Education Systems
By: Aysha E. Schomburg, Associate Commissioner of the Children’s Bureau in the Administration on Children, Youth and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Ruth Ryder, Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE), U.S. Department of Education The 2021-2022 school year has come to a close. As students
July 6, 2022
Today, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) released proposed regulations that would expand and improve the major student loan discharge programs authorized by the Higher Education Act.
July 5, 2022
Today, the Biden-Harris Administration announced a series of actions to support students' academic recovery and to ensure recovery efforts are meeting student, parent, and family needs.
July 1, 2022
By: Anna Hinton, PhD, Director, Charter Schools Program, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education The U.S. Department of Education is committed to ensuring that all its programs are implemented in ways that increase educational opportunity for students and address inequities in our education system. In keeping with this commitment, today, the Department issued notices inviting
July 1, 2022Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona on "Don't Say Gay" Law Going into Effect Today
Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona issued the following statement in response to the Florida Legislature's Parental Rights in Education law going into effect:
June 29, 2022
By: Brenda Calderon, Ph.D., Office of Elementary and Secondary Education “Promise Neighborhoods build on the rich resources, ingenuity, and creativity of communities to bring together schools, nonprofits, and other organizations in a concerted effort to meet the needs of children and youth”— Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona. What if students were supported from cradle to
June 29, 2022Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona Participates in Conversation with DACAmented Students, Educators, School Counselors, and Policy Leaders
Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona participated in a virtual discussion with six DACAmented students, educators, school counselors, and policy leaders in honor of Immigrant Heritage Month and the 10th anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA), a program which provides temporary status to undocumented students and professionals.
June 27, 2022U.S. Under Secretary of Education James Kvaal to Travel to Texas, Participate in Roundtable Conversations with Students about Pell 50th Anniversary, College Affordability, Speak at NASFAA Annual Conference
From Monday through Tuesday, U.S. Under Secretary of Education James Kvaal will travel to Texas. Under Secretary Kvaal will visit several universities throughout Texas.