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Written on 02/27/2015, 06:57 pm
Following a review of 22 private collection agencies, the U.S. Department of Education announced today that it will wind down contracts with five private...
Written on 02/27/2015, 05:40 pm
...Read more http://www.ed.gov/blog/2015/02/visit-to-virginia-elementary-school-underscores-commitment-to-early-ed/
Written on 02/26/2015, 02:36 pm
When signing up for a new technology, digital service, or app, there’s a simple little check box near the end that most of us don’t give much thought. But...
Written on 02/26/2015, 11:38 am
In a recent video, the New York City Rescue Mission proved just how invisible America’s homeless are. Have the Homeless Become Invisible? illustrates the...
Written on 02/26/2015, 11:31 am
The U.S. Department of Education today released model terms of service guidance and a training video aimed at helping schools and districts protect...
Written on 02/24/2015, 04:07 pm
Several years ago, Carmen — a single, widowed parent — immigrated from Mexico to California to create a better life for herself and her two-year-old son....
Written on 02/24/2015, 09:07 am
Press Call on Tuesday, Feb. 24, at 9:30 a.m. EST Dial in: (888) 790-2039; Passcode: ESEA...Press Call on Tuesday, Feb. 24, at 9:30 a.m. EST Dial in: (888)...
Written on 02/23/2015, 09:35 pm
We believe that every child should receive a strong education that prepares him or her for success in college, careers, and life. It shouldn’t matter what...
Written on 02/23/2015, 04:36 pm
...Read more http://www.ed.gov/blog/2015/02/estudia-hay-dinero-theres-money-to-study/
Written on 02/23/2015, 12:20 pm
As a Classroom Teaching Ambassador Fellow, I have the unique opportunity to view education through two perspectives—first, as a teacher in metro Atlanta...
Written on 02/23/2015, 11:12 am
NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Education announced today a new partnership with Hope Street Group, a national nonprofit organization known for...
Written on 02/20/2015, 05:17 pm
Students at Howard High School of Technology. (Official Department of Education Photo by Joshua Hoover)...Students at Howard High School of Technology....
Written on 02/19/2015, 09:26 pm
Cross-posted from the White House blog....Cross-posted from the White House blog.Read...
Written on 02/19/2015, 08:37 am
...Read more http://www.ed.gov/blog/2015/02/where-are-they-now-revisiting-the-12-for-life-program/
Written on 02/18/2015, 01:09 pm
Do you know what to do if you think a teen in your life is in an abusive relationship? February is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention...
Written on 02/18/2015, 01:09 pm
Do you know what to do if you think a teen in your life is in an abusive relationship? February is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention...
Written on 02/14/2015, 09:59 am
In this week’s address, the President laid out his plan to ensure more children graduate from school fully prepared for college and a career....In this...
Written on 02/13/2015, 04:11 pm
NASHVILLE— Education Commissioner Candice McQueen on Friday kicked off a statewide tour of classroom visits where she plans to connect with 10,000...
Written on 02/13/2015, 02:44 pm
During the session, students discussed the importance of school culture. (U.S. Department of Education)...During the session, students discussed the...
Written on 02/13/2015, 02:00 pm
If you’re planning on going to college this fall, you will definitely want to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®). The FAFSA...
Written on 02/13/2015, 02:00 pm
If you’re planning on going to college this fall, you will definitely want to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®). The FAFSA...
Written on 02/12/2015, 09:52 pm
For more than a decade, states and schools throughout this country have worked within the narrow confines of the No Child Left Behind law. It’s long past...
Written on 02/12/2015, 09:10 pm
Earlier this week, the Road Map Project, a Seattle-area partnership of school districts, local government, colleges and nonprofit organizations, released...
Written on 02/12/2015, 06:50 pm
The nation’s high school graduation rate hit 81 percent in 2012-13, which is the highest rate since states adopted a new uniform way of calculating grad...
Written on 02/12/2015, 05:53 pm
Watch on YouTube...Watch on YouTubeRead more http://www.ed.gov/blog/2015/02/get-your-schools-up-to-speed/
Written on 02/12/2015, 11:56 am
U.S. students are graduating from high school at a higher rate than ever before, according to new data from the U.S. Department of Education's National...
Written on 02/11/2015, 09:01 pm
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan issued the following statement on legislation approved today by House Education and the Workforce...
Written on 02/10/2015, 09:09 pm
The media center at GHS was packed for “FAFSA Fill-in Day”. (Photo credit: U.S. Department of Education)...The media center at GHS was packed for “FAFSA...
Written on 02/10/2015, 02:56 pm
...Read more http://www.ed.gov/blog/2015/02/secretary-duncan-visits-ferguson/
Written on 02/10/2015, 10:55 am
A student shows Secretary Duncan a program she created at Cardozo Education Campus in Washington, DC. (Department of Education photo by Joshua Hoover)...A...
Written on 02/09/2015, 04:44 pm
We’ve updated our FAFSA Completion Tool!...We’ve updated our FAFSA Completion Tool!Read...
Written on 02/06/2015, 02:38 pm
Mott Hall Bridges Academy principal Nadia Lopez captured the attention of the nation after being spotlighted on Humans of New York. Since then, she has...
Written on 02/06/2015, 09:31 am
The short answer is … it depends....The short answer is … it depends.Read...
Written on 02/05/2015, 12:39 pm
Juan Rodriguez is a 33-year-old son of migrant farm workers and the father of three school-aged children. He recently earned an associate’s degree in...
Written on 02/04/2015, 05:36 pm
The U.S. Treasury Department and the U.S. Department of Education will continue working with tax preparers during the 2015 tax filing season to increase...
Written on 02/04/2015, 01:24 pm
The room was electric. Just a year ago, back in my own classroom, this scene would have been unimaginable to me. I watched as hundreds of teachers,...
Written on 02/04/2015, 01:05 pm
“Budgets aren’t just about numbers, they reflect our values.” – Secretary Arne Duncan...“Budgets aren’t just about numbers, they reflect our values.” –...
Written on 02/04/2015, 10:37 am
The U.S. Department of Education announced today that its Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has entered into a resolution agreement to resolve a compliance...
Written on 02/04/2015, 08:26 am
“After an economic crisis that forced schools to cut their budgets and hit teachers hard, the last thing we should do right now is cut funding for...
Written on 02/03/2015, 09:05 pm
Cross-posted from the White House blog....Cross-posted from the White House blog.Read...
Written on 02/03/2015, 11:59 am
Zenith Education Group, a newly created nonprofit provider of career school training, announced earlier today that it had finalized its acquisition of...
Written on 02/02/2015, 03:18 pm
...Read more http://www.ed.gov/blog/2015/02/how-to-easily-transfer-tax-information-to-your-fafsa/
Written on 02/02/2015, 03:13 pm
Our nation has made incredible strides in education over the past few years. The national graduation rate is at an all-time high and a million more black...
Written on 02/02/2015, 03:07 pm
...Read more http://www.ed.gov/blog/2015/02/the-2016-budget-improving-opportunity-and-affordability-in-higher-education/
Written on 02/02/2015, 03:02 pm
“For all of our children, for their families, their communities, and ultimately, for our nation, let’s choose the path that makes good on the original...
Written on 02/02/2015, 02:57 pm
Earlier today, President Obama sent his Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 budget proposal to Congress. In Washington, words like “appropriations” “budget outlays” and...
Written on 02/02/2015, 02:12 pm
The Obama Administration released a fiscal year 2016 budget today that includes key investments to expand high-quality early learning programs; increase...
Written on 02/02/2015, 02:12 pm
The Obama Administration released a fiscal year 2016 budget today that includes key investments to expand high-quality early learning programs; increase...
Written on 02/02/2015, 11:26 am
Throughout Black History Month 2015, The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans and the Because of Them We Can Campaign...
Written on 01/30/2015, 06:22 pm
Here are the top 10 stories teachers read this month, based on clicks from one of our most popular newsletters, The Teachers Edition....Here are the top...
Written on 01/30/2015, 03:03 pm
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan issued the following statement today on School Improvement Grants: Progress Report from America's Great City...
Written on 01/30/2015, 12:12 pm
The U.S. Department of Education's 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) program is leading new interagency partnerships to bring hands-on...
Written on 01/20/2015, 12:26 pm
...Read more http://www.ed.gov/blog/2015/01/email-from-secretary-duncan-why-ill-be-watching-tonight/
Written on 01/20/2015, 10:14 am
Tonight, President Obama will deliver his sixth State of the Union Address to Congress and the Nation. From free Community College to early childhood...
Written on 01/19/2015, 02:15 pm
Yesterday, the Washington Post ran an op-ed by Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on the choices our country faces in replacing the Elementary and...
Written on 01/19/2015, 08:27 am
"We honor the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. today and every day when we give all children a real opportunity to attain a world-class...
Written on 01/16/2015, 02:36 pm
The US Department of Education's Office of Educational Technology (OET) in partnership with the Alliance for Excellent Education and with support from the...
Written on 01/16/2015, 01:00 pm
On Monday – which marked the 50th anniversary of the introduction of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) – Secretary Duncan laid out a bold...
Written on 01/16/2015, 08:00 am
...Read more http://www.ed.gov/blog/2015/01/top-5-fafsa-faqs/
Written on 01/14/2015, 12:16 pm
"There is agreement it is time to replace No Child Left Behind, and I look forward to working with Chairman Alexander, Sen. Murray and others in Congress...
Written on 01/14/2015, 08:00 am
Students at Jones Elementary School in Springdale, Arkansas face many potential obstacles to learning, including poverty, hunger, and trouble speaking and...
Written on 01/13/2015, 03:11 pm
The U.S. Department of Education today announced a nearly $570,000 grant to the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) to assist with ongoing...
Written on 01/12/2015, 04:18 pm
...Read more http://www.ed.gov/blog/2015/01/opportunity-is-not-optional-secretary-duncans-vision-for-americas-landmark-education-law/
Written on 01/12/2015, 03:30 pm
Thanks Thank you so much....Thanks Thank you so much.Read more http://www.ed.gov/node/18138
Written on 01/12/2015, 10:01 am
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today laid out a bold vision for the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) that continues a focus on the...
Written on 01/07/2015, 01:34 pm
The U.S. Departments of Education (ED) and Justice (DOJ) today released joint guidance reminding states, school districts and schools of their obligations...
Written on 01/07/2015, 10:42 am
The U.S. Departments of Education (ED) and Justice (DOJ) today released joint guidance reminding states, school districts and schools of their obligations...
Written on 01/05/2015, 10:00 am
When I first looked into my son’s eyes, I knew: I was lucky....When I first looked into my son’s eyes, I knew: I was lucky.Read...
Written on 01/04/2015, 09:00 am
College application deadlines are fast approaching and you may be wondering if you can even afford to go to college....College application deadlines are...
Written on 01/01/2015, 11:00 am
Did you hear? The 2015-16 FAFSA became available on January 1, 2015! Fill it out: fafsa.gov...Did you hear? The 2015-16 FAFSA became available on January...
Written on 12/29/2014, 10:48 am
The Science Fair dates for 2015 are listed below. Thursday, February 19 - Winfield Elementary Thursday, February 26 - Burchfield...
Written on 10/22/2014, 11:07 am
Parent & Student Access to PowerSchool is Now Available! Each student's 1st 9-Weeks grade card has instructions on how to access that student's...
Written on 07/17/2013, 08:00 am
The Scott County Board of Education is now accepting applications for a Math teacher for Scott High School.    Applicants must have a...
Written on 10/28/2010, 02:09 pm
  The Scott County Board of Education is now accepting applications for substitute bus drivers. Applicants must take and pass a background...
Written on 01/01/2000, 12:00 am
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