It’s a rainy day in Walker County, Georgia.
New from U.S. Department of Education
Note: October is Learning Disabilities/Dyslexia/Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Awareness Month. A teacher can make the difference between a good day and a bad one.
The financial aid filing season officially began at 1 a.m. ET on Sunday, Oct. 1 with the launch of the 2018‒19 FAFSA® at fafsa.gov. Nearly 238,000 online applications were submitted the first day, representing an eight percent increase compared to one year ago. Most students and parents are eligible to use the IRS DRT to electronically transfer their 2016 tax return information. The tool returned Oct. 1 for the 2018‒19 FAFSA with extra security and privacy protections to safeguard sensitive taxpayer data.
There’s so much information available about financial aid for college or career school that it can be hard to tell the facts from fiction.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the U.S. Department of Education's 2017 cohort of School Ambassador Fellows. This year's cohort includes four teachers, one principal and one counselor.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced that The Expanding Opportunity through Quality Charter Schools Program (Charter Schools Program or CSP) has awarded new grants this week to fund the creation and expansion of public charter schools across the nation, totaling approximately $253 million.
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Following are the prepared remarks by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to the "JFK Jr. ForumA conversation on empowering parents" today at the Harvard Kennedy School in Cambridge, Mass. Thank you, Dean Fung, for that kind introduction. And Dean Elmendorf, thank you for the opportunity to be here at the Kennedy School, truly one of the gems not just of Harvard, but of all of American postsecondary education.
Congratulations! You submitted your 2018–19 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form! Wondering what happens next?
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today recognized 342 schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2017. The recognition is based on a school's overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Six leaders from around the country have been appointed to the National Assessment Governing Board to serve four-year terms, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today.
The U.S. Department of Education today released the FY 2014 three-year federal student loan cohort default rate. The rate increased slightly from 11.3 percent to 11.5 percent for students who entered repayment between fiscal years 2013 and 2014.
While the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form is the student’s application, we know that parents often play a large
Need to fill out the 2018–19 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form but don’t know where to start?
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced two additional senior staff hires: Dr. Michael Wooten: Deputy Assistant Secretary and Acting Assistant Secretary for the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education Effective: Monday, Oct. 2, 2017.
As part of its ongoing work to aid hurricane relief efforts, today the Department of Education released new non-regulatory guidance to help Department grantees and program participants remove barriers to restoring teaching and learning environments and to expediting the recovery process for all those impacted by the recent hurricanes.
Washington Building on her remarks from September 7, 2017, regarding the Department's commitment to protecting all students from discrimination, today U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced the release of a new interim Q&A for schools on how to investigate and adjudicate allegations of campus sexual misconduct under federal law.