Making college more affordable for American families has continued to be a key priority for the Obama Administration, and in August, President Obama proposed a comprehensive plan to address rising college costs and increase college affordability and value.
In order to gather public input about the Obama Administration's proposals to address rising college costs and make college more affordable for American families, the U.S.
The U.S. Department of Education announced today the successful resolution of a compliance review that was initiated at the Schenectady City School District in Schenectady, N.Y.
Let’s face it, repaying your student loans can be quite overwhelming, especially if you’re new at it. I may have spent my senior year of college interning at Federal Student Aid, but when my first student loan bill came in the mail, I’ll admit, I had no idea where to begin.
On the West Coas
The Obama administration today approved the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico for a waiver from No Child Left Behind (NCLB), in exchange for locally-developed plans to prepare all students for college and career, focus aid on the neediest students, and support effective teaching and leadership.
California was proud to welcome Andrea Falken, director of U.S.
Ed. Note: This post is guest authored by Cynthia Stevenson, superintendent of Jefferson County Schools, Colo., and Kerrie Dallman, president of the Colorado Education Association. “Once you get trust established and work together, that trust expands like fireworks. It goes in all directions.”
The U.S. Department of Education today announced the award of an $875,000 grant to the University of California, San Francisco to create a Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Community Living Policy.
Just before the government shutdown, I took part in a very special day. I had the honor of announcing the 2013 National Blue Ribbon Schools. I’ve often said that the best ideas in education will always come from the local level, and these schools exemplify that.
The U.S. Department of Education today announced the award of almost $1.8 million in grants to help older adults with disabilities. The grant money was disbursed before the recent government shutdown and was not affected by the temporary lapse in funding.
The U.S. Department of Education announced today the award of more than $4.6 million in grants to five institutions for research projects aimed at helping improve the lives of people with disabilities. The grant money was disbursed before the recent government shutdown and was not affected by the temporary lapse in funding.
The U.S. Department of Education has announced the award of grants under two Fulbright-Hays International Education programs: more than $1.14 million has been awarded for 16 grants to institutions and organizations in 11 states for Group Projects Abroad Short-Term Projects; and more than $3 million to 34 institutions of higher education for Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) grants.
The U.S. Department of Education announced today a $10.5 million grant over five years to the National Center on Deaf-Blindness, a consortium of the Teaching Research Institute at Western Oregon University, the Helen Keller National Center, and Perkins School for the Blind for the continued operation of the National Technical Assistance Center for Children who are Deaf-Blind.
In support of President Obama's ConnectED initiative, the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Educational Technology is proud to announce that October is Connected Educator Month. Throughout the month, educators will have opportunities to participate in online events, build personal learning networks, and earn digital badges by demonstrating technology skills.
The U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Departments) announced today that 16 states and the District of Columbia submitted applications for the Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge (RTT-ELC), a $280 million state-level competitive grant program to improve early learning and development.
As part of the Secretary’s Strong Start, Bright Future back-to-school bus tour, I had the opportunity to meet with early learning providers, parents, and children in Las Cruces, N.M. Las Cruces, situated near the Mexico border, has a large Hispanic community and is surrounded by small rural farming villages.
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University at Buffalo Awarded $924,512 Grant to Advance the Transfer of Rehabilitation Technologies for Individuals with Disabilities