2014 EXEMPLARY PROGRAM AWARDS
CREDIT WORKFORCE PROGRAM
The Industrial Manufacturing Academy
South Seattle College
NONCREDIT WORKFORCE PROGRAM
Carreras en Salud: A Chicago Bilingual Healthcare Partnership
Instituto del Progreso Latino
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and senior Department officials will visit Georgia, Alabama and Tennessee for the Department's fifth annual back-to-school bus tour from Monday, Sept. 8, to Wednesday, Sept. 10.
News Releases from OVAE (Office of Vocational and Adult Education)
The Obama administration announced today that Ohio and Michigan have received a one-year extension for flexibility from certain provisions of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), also known as No Child Left Behind (NCLB).
The Obama administration announced today that five states—Florida, Kentucky, Mississippi North Carolina and Wisconsin—have received a one-year extension for flexibility from certain provisions of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), also known as No Child Left Behind (NCLB).
The U.S. Department of Education announced today the award of almost $4 million in grants to higher education institutions to prepare graduate students for leadership positions in special education, early intervention and related services.
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced today that applications are now available for the $250 million Preschool Development Grants competition.
The U.S. Department of Education announced today that it has awarded $28.4 million in grants to 40 states, Washington, D.C., and the Virgin Islands as part of its efforts to boost college-and career readiness for historically underserved students. The grants will help defray the costs of taking advanced placement tests for low-income students.
As part of an effort to ensure more families can afford a higher education and promote the responsible use of taxpayer dollars, the U.S. Department of Education proposed today new regulations that will update eligibility standards and improve access for student and parent borrowers under the federal Direct PLUS loan program.
The Obama administration announced today that five states—Delaware, Georgia, Minnesota, New York and South Carolina—have received a one-year extension for flexibility from certain provisions of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), also known as No Child Left Behind (NCLB).
The U.S. Department of Education today announced new guidance for schools and districts on how to keep parents and students better informed about what student data is collected and how it is used.
Following is a statement by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on President Obama signing today at the White House the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014.
White House Council on Environmental Quality Acting Chair Mike Boots and U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce Mark Schaefer joined U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today to congratulate the U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools and District Sustainability Awardees on their achievements at a ceremony in Washington, D.C.
As part of the President and Vice President’s new actions to provide more Americans with the opportunity to acquire the skills they need for in-demand jobs, today, the Department is announcing a new round of “experimental sites” (ex-
Today, the U.S. Department of Education took additional steps to ensure Corinthian Collegesâ€™ students and the American taxpayer are protected by announcing that Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates, under the leadership of former U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald, has been selected to take on the role of monitoring various aspects of the career college company.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today issued the following statement in reaction to the Federal Communications Commission voting to modernize the E-Rate Program and make strides toward expanding Internet access to schools and students across the country.
The U.S. Department of Education today announced the 2014 President’s Education Awards Program
(PEAP) recipients, honoring nearly 3 million students from more than 31,000 public, private and military schools from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
WASHINGTON -- The Departments of Education and Justice announced today that they have reached a comprehensive agreement with the Jefferson Parish Public School System in Louisiana (JPPSS) to ensure that all students can enroll in school regardless of their own national origin or immigration status, or that of their parents or guardians. The agreement also resolves complaints regarding JPP
As part of its efforts to ensure that all students have equal access to a quality education, today the U.S. Department of Education is announcing the launch of the Excellent Educators for All Initiative. The initiative will help states and school districts support great educators for the students who need them most.
The U.S. Department of Education and Corinthian Colleges Inc. have agreed to an operating plan that provides students at the companyâ€™s career colleges a chance to complete their education and protects taxpayersâ€™ investment while Corinthian works to either sell or close its campuses across the country in the next six months.
The U.S. Department of Education today awarded $121,200 to Littleton Public Schools in Arapahoe, Colorado, to help with ongoing recovery efforts following the shooting death of a student at Arapahoe High School last December.
The U.S. Department of Education announced today that six states - Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, South Dakota and Virginia - have received a one-year extension for flexibility from certain provisions of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), also known as No Child Left Behind (NCLB).
The U.S. Department of Education today awarded $90,250 to Brunswick City School District in Brunswick, Ohio, to help with ongoing recovery efforts following several tragic incidents, beginning in December 2011 and continuing through January of this year.
Today, as we mark the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, we can reflect upon and celebrate the strides our nation has made in many areas – at the ballot box, and in employment, public places, and our nation's schools.
"Collective bargaining is a fundamental right that helped build Americaâ€™s middle class. Iâ€™ve seen firsthand as Education Secretary that collaborating with unions and their state and local affiliates helps improve outcomes for students. The President and I remain committed to defending collective bargaining rights."
As part of the Obama Administration's efforts to keep college within reach for all Americans and encourage institutions to make the costs of college more transparent, the U.S. Department of Education today updated college costs lists on its College Affordability and Transparency Center.
To improve the educational outcomes of Americaâ€™s 6.5 million children and youth with disabilities, the U.S. Department of Education today announced a major shift in the way it oversees the effectiveness of statesâ€™ special education programs.
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