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Bullying of Students with Disabilities Addressed in Guidance to America’s SchoolsOpen in a New Window

As part of National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month, the U.S. Education Department's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) today issued guidance to schools reminding them that bullying is wrong and must not be tolerated—including against America's 6.5 million students with disabilities.

 

U.S. Department of Education Announces Final Rule to Help Colleges Keep Campuses SafeOpen in a New Window

The Obama Administration today announced publication of the final rule implementing changes made to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) by the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA).

 

Statement from U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan on commitments from the Council of Chief State School Officers and the Council of the Great City Schools on high-quality assessments:Open in a New Window

“Educators, parents, and policy makers need to know how much students are learning; that’s why thoughtful assessment of student learning and student growth, including annual assessments, is a vital part of progress in education. Assessments must be of high quality, and must make good use of educators’ and students’ time.

 

U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights Announces Resolution of Civil Rights Investigation of California's Downey Unified School DistrictOpen in a New Window

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with California's Downey Unified School District to resolve a complaint about the harassment and discriminatory treatment of a transgender student.

 

Obama Administration Approves NCLB Flexibility Extension Requests for Six StatesOpen in a New Window

The Obama Administration announced today that Arizona, Massachusetts, Missouri, Oregon, Rhode Island and Utah 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).

 

Education Department Awards Nine Partnerships of School Districts and Nonprofits to Help Bolster Academic, Social and Health ServicesOpen in a New Window

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded $4.7 million to nine partnerships to help improve the quality of elementary and secondary education and bolster community-wide, comprehensive services for students, families and their communities.

 

U.S. Department of Education Awards $39.7 Million in Grants to Expand High Quality Charter SchoolsOpen in a New Window

The U.S. Department of Education announced 27 new grants today totaling $39.7 million under the Charter Schools Program (CSP) to expand high quality charter schools, and open new charter schools across the nation. These grants will support charter schools’ efforts to increase high-need students’ success, especially in underserved areas, in 12 states.

 

More than $63.3 Million Awarded to Colleges and Universities to Strengthen Global Competitiveness through International Studies and World Language TrainingOpen in a New Window

The U.S. Department of Education today announced the award of 269 grants, totaling $63,354,605 to institutions of higher education to strengthen the capacity and performance of American education in foreign languages, international and area studies, teacher preparation, and international business education.

 

$121 Million Awarded in Grants to Help Improve Outcomes of Individuals with DisabilitiesOpen in a New Window

The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) today announced more than $121 million in grants to help improve the outcomes of individuals with disabilities—from cradle through career.

 

U.S. Department of Education Awards $13.4 Million in Grants to 34 Organizations to Enhance Teaching and Learning Through Arts EducationOpen in a New Window

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded $13.4 million to 34 organizations to help arts educators grow and improve arts instruction, and share effective models of arts in education that support student achievement in the arts and other areas.

 

Education Department Awards $4.3 Million in Grants for Fulbright-Hays International Education ProgramsOpen in a New Window

The U.S. Department of Education announced the award of 53 grants under two Fulbright-Hays international education programs to a total of 49 institutions and organizations in 24 states and the District of Columbia:

 

Five Leaders Named by U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to National Assessment Governing Board, Overseeing The Nation's Report CardOpen in a New Window

Washington — A California fourth-grade teacher, Massachusetts school chief, Hawaii middle-school principal, Alabama eighth-grade teacher, and Michigan science center president have been appointed to the National Assessment Governing Board to serve four-year terms, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced today. Sec.

 

31 Organizations Pledge Support for Teach to Lead Boston, Denver and Louisville selected as sites for first “Teacher Leader Summits”Open in a New Window

WASHINGTON — October 6, 2014 — The U.S. Department of Education and the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards announced today that 31 organizations have joined the Teach to Lead initiative as supporters in the effort to advance student learning by expanding opportunities for teacher leadership.

 

U.S. Department of Education Invests Nearly $96 Million to Ensure All Students Have Same Opportunities to Learn, Achieve and SucceedOpen in a New Window

The U.S. Department of Education announced today nearly $96 million in grants to ensure every student—regardless of wealth, zip code, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity or disability—has the same opportunities to learn and achieve.

 

U.S. Department of Education Awards 12 New Grants Totaling More Than $20 Million to Train, Support and Retain Leaders of Turnaround Efforts in the Lowest-Performing SchoolsOpen in a New Window

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U.S. Education Secretary Announces Guidance to Ensure All Students Have Equal Access to Educational ResourcesOpen in a New Window

All students—regardless of race, color, national origin or zip code—deserve a high-quality education that includes resources such as academic and extracurricular programs, strong teaching, technology and instructional materials, and safe school facilities. Today, U.S.

 

Department Awards $75 Million in "First in the World" Grants to 24 Colleges and UniversitiesOpen in a New Window

To drive innovations in higher education that increase college completion, value and affordability, the Education Department today awarded $75 million to 24 colleges and universities under the new "First in the World" (FITW) grant program.

 

U.S. Department of Education Announces 2014 National Blue Ribbon SchoolsOpen in a New Window

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today recognized 337 schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2014 based on their overall academic excellence or their progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. These schools demonstrate that all students can achieve to high levels.

 

Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on Attorney General Eric HolderOpen in a New Window

"It has been a true honor to work with Eric Holder, and I know he will remain an ally in the fight for justice and equal opportunity for every student in America. Eric understands -- at a very deep, personal level -- the costs to families, communities and our country when students do not have equal access to educational opportunities.

 

U.S. Department of Education Announces Voluntary Resolution of Mississippi's Tupelo Public School District School Discipline InvestigationOpen in a New Window

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24 New Teacher Quality Partnership Grants Totaling More Than $35 Million Awarded to Recruit, Train and Support More Science, Technology, Engineering and Math TeachersOpen in a New Window

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced the award of $35 million for 24 new partnerships between universities and high-need school districts that will recruit, train and support more than 11,000 teachers over the next five years—primarily in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields—to improve student achievement.

 

U.S. Department of Education Awards $3.9 Million to Partnerships to Support Underrepresented Students in Gifted and Talented ProgramsOpen in a New Window

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded $3.9 million to partnerships of postsecondary institutions and school districts that focus on increasing the number of minority and other underrepresented students in gifted and talented programs.

 

New Data Shows a Lower Percentage of Students Defaulting on Federal Student LoansOpen in a New Window

NOTE TO EDITORS: There will be a background call today at 12:30 to discuss the FY 2011 cohort default rates. Media who are interested in joining the call may dial 800-857-9712. The passcode is “education”

 

U.S. Department of Education Invests More Than $70 Million to Improve School Climate and Keep Students SafeOpen in a New Window

To help keep students safe and improve their learning environments, the U.S. Department of Education awarded more than $70 million to 130 grantees in 38 states.

 

New GEAR UP Grants Awarded to Help More than 116,000 Students Get on the Pathway for Success in CollegeOpen in a New Window

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced the award of $82 million for 41 grants under Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) that will help 116,000 at-risk students to prepare for college and receive the support they need to achieve success in postsecondary education.
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