November 23, 2015
Building on the significant progress seen in America’s schools over the last six years, the U.S. Department of Education announced today that Colorado has received continued flexibility from provisions of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), also known as No Child Left Behind (NCLB).
November 19, 2015Quarterly Student Aid Report: Two-Thirds of Freshmen FAFSA Applicants List Only One College on Their Applications
A troubling two-thirds of freshmen students filling out an original Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) designate only a single school to send their financial aid application information, indicating that they were only applying for admission to one school.
November 19, 2015US. Department of Education Awards More Than $325,000 to Help School District on Pine Ridge Reservation Recover From Multiple Student Suicides
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Healthy Students awarded Little Wound School on the Pine Ridge Reservation in southwestern South Dakota a Project School Emergency Response to Violence (SERV) grant totaling more than $325,000.
November 18, 2015U.S. Department of Education Approves Nine Additional States' Plans to Provide Equal Access to Excellent Educators
As part of its Excellent Educators for All Initiative—designed to ensure that all students have equal access to a high-quality education—the U.S.
November 17, 2015Department of Education and Attorney General Kamala Harris Announce Findings from Investigation of Wyotech and Everest Programs
After analyzing several years of job placement rates reported by Corinthian College's Wyotech and Everest programs, along with evidence provided by California Attorney General Kamala Harris, today, the U.S. Department of Education is announcing the results from the joint investigation which concluded the programs misrepresented their placement rates to enrolled and prospective students.
November 17, 2015Education Department Announces New Guidance to Help Students with Disabilities as Part of 40th Anniversary of IDEA Law
To commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), the U.S.
November 16, 2015For-Profit College Company to Pay $95.5 Million to Settle Claims of Illegal Recruiting, Consumer Fraud and Other Violations
WASHINGTON – The United States has reached a landmark global settlement with Education Management Corp. (EDMC), the second-largest for-profit education company in the country, the Department of Justice announced today.
November 13, 2015Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on Congressional process for reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
"It is good news for our nation's schools that Congress is taking the next step forward toward a serious bipartisan plan to revamp the outdated No Child Left Behind law. America's students deserve a bill that increases educational opportunity for all and lives up to the civil rights legacy of the original Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
November 13, 2015U.S. Department of Education Announces Highest-Rated Applications for the 2015 Investing in Innovation Competition
November 12, 2015Open Letter to Service Members and Veterans from U.S. Under Secretary of Education Ted Mitchell to our service members and veterans
Dear Service Members and Veterans,