October 21, 2016Departments of Education and Health and Human Services Release First Joint Policy Brief on Use of Technology with Young Children
The U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services today released a policy brief on the use of technology with early learners to help families and early educators implement active, meaningful and socially interactive learning.
October 21, 2016
The U.S. Department of Education today released non-regulatory guidance to help states, districts and schools provide students with a more well-rounded education under Title IV, Part A, Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grants (SSAE).
October 20, 2016Education Secretary King Announces Recipients of the 2016 Terrel H. Bell Awards for Outstanding School Leadership
U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King today announced the 2016 recipients of the Terrel H. Bell Award for Outstanding School Leadership. The eight principals from the 2016 cohort of National Blue Ribbon Schools will be honored with the Terrel H. Bell Award at an awards ceremony on Monday, Nov. 7th at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Va.
October 20, 2016U.S. Department of Education Releases Guidance on Supporting Early Learning through the Every Student Succeeds Act
The U.S. Department of Education released today non-regulatory guidance to help ensure young children from birth through third-grade get the strong start they need to achieve success in school and in life. This is the Department’s first comprehensive look at how the nation’s new education law supports our youngest learners.
October 13, 2016
October 12, 2016Students Accused of Sexual Misconduct Had Title IX Rights Violated by Wesley College, Says U.S. Department of Education
The U.S. Department of Education announced today that its Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has reached an agreement with Wesley College in Dover, Delaware after finding the college in violation of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 as it applies to sexual violence and sexual harassment.
October 12, 2016
The U.S. Department of Education published regulations today to help ensure that new teachers are ready to succeed in the classroom and that every student is taught by a great educator. The regulations build on progress happening across the country and take into account the extensive and valuable feedback shared with the Department since draft rules were first released.
October 11, 2016U.S. Department of Education Issues First-Ever Pay for Success Awards to Expand Opportunity in Career and Technical Education, Dual Language Programs
The U.S. Department of Education announced today its first-ever awards supporting Pay for Success (PFS) strategies. The awards will use the innovative PFS funding approach to improve outcomes for at-risk youth by finding and scaling career and technical education (CTE) programs, as well as to advance effective dual language programs for early learners.
October 11, 2016U.S. Department of Education, White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics Release College Planning Resource Guide
The U.S. Department of Education and the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (Initiative) today released the ¡Gradúate! 2.0: A College Planning Guide to Success.
October 11, 2016FACT SHEET: New Commitments Announced in Support of the My Brother's Keeper Initiative at ESPN Town Hall with President Obama at North Carolina A&T State University