The U.S. Department of Education today released official FY 2010 two-year and official FY 2009 three-year federal student loan cohort default rates. This is the first time the Department has issued an official three-year rate, which was 13.4 percent nationally for the FY 2009 cohort, a slight decrease from the trial three-year rate of 13.8 percent for the FY 2008 cohort.
U.S. Education Department Awards $950,000 to the University of Alabama for Advanced Engineering Research and Development Program
The U.S. Department of Education today announced a $950,000 grant to the University of Alabama at Birmingham for the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Recreational Technologies and Exercise Physiology Benefiting Persons with Disabilities (RERC RecTech).
$6.4 Million Awarded to Establish National IDEA Technical Assistance Center on Early Childhood Longitudinal Data Systems
The U.S. Department of Education today announced the award of $6,499,473 to SRI International to establish and operate the National IDEA Technical Assistance Center on Early Childhood Longitudinal Data Systems.
Education Department Awards $3.4 Million in McNair Grants to Help Disadvantaged Undergrads Obtain Doctoral Degrees
The U.S. Department of Education today announced 15 grants totaling more than $3.4 million to institutions in a dozen states to help disadvantaged undergraduate students obtain doctoral degrees.
U.S. Department of Education Announces Voluntary Resolution of Oakland Unified School District Civil Rights Investigation
The U.S. Department of Education announced today the successful resolution of a compliance review concerning discipline in the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD), the fourteenth-largest school system in California.
The U.S. Department of Education has released a free, two-part training toolkit designed to reduce incidents of bullying, for use by classroom teachers and educators. The toolkit was developed by the Safe and Supportive Schools Technical Assistance Center, supported by the U.S.
$9 Million in Grants Awarded to Institutions in 21 States and D.C. for Special Education Personnel Preparation Programs
The U.S. Department of Education today announced the award of $9 million for 38 grants to institutions of higher education to train educators to improve the services and results for children with disabilities.
$5 Million Grant Awarded to the University of Florida to Provide Technical Assistance to Develop Effective Educators
The U.S. Department of Education announced today the award of a $5 million grant to the University of Florida to establish a center to support the development of effective educators to serve students with disabilities.
U.S. Department of Education Announces Grants Totaling More Than $14.4 Million to Charter School Management Organizations
The U.S. Department of Education announced grants totaling more than $14.4 million to support high-quality charter schools in more than 25 communities across the country.
The U.S. Department of Education today announced the award of 23 Fulbright-Hays international education grants totaling more than $2.9 million to institutions and organizations in 14 states and the District of Columbia.