"My thoughts are with the community around the University of California, Santa Barbara, as it mourns the students killed in this senseless tragedy and keeps vigil with those who were injured. Instead of celebrating the end of the semester and the upcoming commencement ceremony, the campus is grieving.
What does it mean to be a learner? On May 15, in ED’s headquarters auditorium, student groups from both coasts explored this question. Students from the School for the Visual Arts and Humanities at Robert F.
Fifty years ago today, President Lyndon Johnson gave a commencement speech that changed the relation
For so many, this season of college commencements is a joyful one filled with visions of the future. College holds the promise of a good job, lifelong learning and community engagement. Yet for too many families the price of that vital ticket to the middle class is increasingly out of reach.
[Note: Speaker may deviate from prepared remarks] Thank you, Steve, and thank you for helping lead NPR's expanded education coverage. It's a pleasure to be back talking with education writers again.
Diana Schneider, an educ
Last August, President Obama outlined an ambitious plan to increase value and affordability in higher education and help the U.S.
When I was hired in 2002 as the Principal of Normal Park Museum Magnet School in Chattanooga, Tenn., the school was in crisis – with failing test scores, a dilapidated building, and low enrollment.
[Note: Secretary Duncan deviated in spots from his prepared remarks] Thank you, President Crow. And congratulations, Sun Devils! On the way over, President Crow gave me a quick tutorial on how to make the Pitchfork.
Anniversaries that commemorate milestones in our nation’s history give us the opportunity to reflect and also to look ahead. For me, this week provides such a moment, as we mark the 60th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in the case of Oliver Brown et al. v.
One-hundred percent of Middle College High School’s graduating class is college-bound – and that’s no small feat, considering that a significant number of the students at the San Pablo, Calif., school are the first in their families to pursue higher education.
To spur innovation in higher education aimed at helping more students access and complete a college degree or credential, the U.S. Department of Education announced today the availability of $75 million in the First in the World (FITW) program. Click here for the Federal Register notice.
“Ensuring that every child has access to high-quality early learning is one of the most important things we can do for the future of our children and families, and our country.