The Department of Justice and the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights obtained a comprehensive resolution agreement today with the University of Montana-Missoula in Missoula, Mont., to ensure that it responds swiftly and effectively to allegations of sexual assault and harassment by students.
News Releases from OVAE (Office of Vocational and Adult Education)
U.S. Department of Education (ED) officials from across the country went "Back to School" today, shadowing teachers across the country.
*Editor's Note: A Spanish-language version of this press release is provided below.
Members of the public are invited to participate in an online dialogue to examine the impact of existing federal regulations and legislation on the successful transition from school to work of youth and young adults with disabilities. The U.S.
Yesterday afternoon, the U.S. Department of Education hosted a Google Hangoutâ€”"Celebrating African American Teachers in the Classroom"â€”at Howard University in Washington, D.C moderated by Tamron Hall of NBC News.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan issued the following statement today, recognizing Teacher Appreciation Week, May 6â€“10, 2013.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan issued the following statement today, recognizing Public Service Recognition Week, May 5â€“11, 2013.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced the 49th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 141 high school seniors for their accomplishments in academics or the arts.
Following the launch of the 2013 Investing in Innovation (i3) Development competition earlier this spring, today the U.S. Department of Education announced the start of the competition for the i3 program's Scale-up and Validation categories.
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Healthy Students has awarded Windham Central Supervisory Union, a regional education service agency, a Project School Emergency Response to Violence (SERV) grant totaling more than $48,000.
Today the U.S. Department of Education announced that beginning with the 2014-2015 federal student aid form, the Department willfor the first timecollect income and other information from a dependent student's legal parents regardless of the parents' marital status or gender, if those parents live together.
An April 30 webinar will provide tips and tools to help college seniors and young workers learn to budget for today's needs and tomorrow's goals. "Start Early to Take Charge of Your Financial Future" will be held from 3-4 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, April 30.
Today the U.S. Department of Education (ED) will release the Obama Administration's blueprint for elevating and transforming the teaching profession, also known as the Blueprint for RESPECT (Recognizing Educational Success, Professional Excellence, and Collaborative Teaching).
Chair of White House Council on Environmental Quality Nancy Sutley and Acting Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency Bob Persiacepe joined U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today to announce the second annual U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools award honorees.
WASHINGTON â€“ The U.S. Department of Education, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Labor, today announced the availability of $474.5 million to create and expand innovative partnerships between community colleges and businesses to educate and train workers with the skills employers need.
The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced today that it has entered into a resolution agreement with the White Plains, N.Y., Public Schools.
The U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced they will invest the majority of the 2013 Race to the Top funds for a second Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge competition. About $370 million will be available this year for states to develop new approaches to increase high-quality early learning opportunities and close the school readiness gap.
Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced that thirteen states will receive funding to turn around their persistently lowest achieving schools through the School Improvement Grants (SIG) program.
The Obama Administration continued to prioritize education in the 2014 budget released today by proposing key investments in education that would strengthen the middle class, grow the economy and provide opportunities for success to all Americans â€“ especially our nation's most vulnerable children.
The U.S. Department of Education announced the start of the $150 million 2013 Investing in Innovation (i3) grant competition today with the release of the program's invitation for pre-applications for the i3 "Development" grant category and the notice of final priorities for the i3 program overall.
Our strong preference and focus in the ESEA flexibility process remains on working with states, including California, if it decides to seek ESEA flexibility for the upcoming school year.
While California does not currently have an ESEA flexibility application under review, we have received a waiver request from CORE, a unique consortium of California districts.
Students who are graduating this spring are now able to take advantage of new tools that can help them better understand their loan debt and stay on track in repayment. The U.S.
Today the U.S. Department of Education issued guidance for higher education institutions that offer competency-based programs in which students learn at their own pace â€“ but that currently do not offer federal student aid.
Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced that 10 states will receive funding to turn around their persistently lowest-achieving schools through the Department's School Improvement Grant (SIG) program.
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