The Biden administration is asking America’s colleges to step up their efforts to make campuses more racially diverse.
The Biden administration says Tennessee and nearly every other state with historically Black land-grant universities have missed out on $12.6 billion in funding over the last three decades.
U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona praised Wesleyan University’s elimination of legacy admissions on a visit Friday to discuss the administration’s response to the Supreme Court ruling that struck down affirmative action in higher education.
The Congressional Black Caucus is pushing the White House, Justice Department and the Department of Education to look into whether Florida school districts are violating federal discrimination law following changes to the state’s Black history curriculum.
The White House is moving forward with a proposal that would lower student debt payments for millions of Americans now and in the future.
President Joe Biden’s education secretary has tested positive for COVID-19. The Education Department says Miguel Cardona, who has been vaccinated and boosted against the virus, tested positive Tuesday and has mild symptoms.
U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona grew up in a musical household playing instruments with his family.
Students who used federal loans to attend ITT Technical Institute as far back as 2005 will automatically get that debt canceled.
Jill Biden and Education Secretary Miguel Cardona are kicking off a summer learning tour this week with stops in Connecticut, Georgia and Michigan over two days.
New rules proposed by the Biden administration on Wednesday would make it easier for borrowers to get their federal student debt forgiven through several existing programs.
The rights of LGBTQ students would become enshrined in federal law and victims of campus sexual assault would gain new protections under new rules proposed by the Biden administration.
The Biden administration has agreed to cancel $6 billion in student loans for about 200,000 former students who say they were defrauded by their colleges.
The Biden administration says it will forgive all remaining federal student debt for former students of the for-profit Corinthian Colleges chain.
Education Secretary Miguel Cardona says he’s ashamed the United States is “becoming desensitized to the murder of children” and he’s calling for action to prevent more lives from being lost in school shootings like the one in Uvalde, Texas.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Two students from rival West Virginia high schools have been named Presidential Scholars, the U.S. Department of Education said.
In another clash between the Biden administration and Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis, U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona has spoke with LGBTQ students in Florida.
Vice President Kamala Harris says historically Black colleges and universities that were victimized by recent bomb threats are eligible for federal grants to help improve security and mental health on campus.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris is traveling to Alabama this weekend to commemorate a key moment of the civil rights movement.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona has paid a visit to Tennessee State University to laud the school’s initiatives to address teacher shortages.
The Biden administration says it will cancel more than $70 million in student debt for borrowers who say they were defrauded by the for-profit DeVry University.
Education Secretary Miguel Cardona says the nation’s schools must act more urgently to help millions of students who have fallen behind during the pandemic.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi is receiving $543 million from the federal government to implement health measures to keep K-12 schools open during the ongoing pandemic and provide internet access, tutoring and mental health support to students.
President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden have recognized the 2021 and 2020 national teachers of the year and all teachers for the work they do.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue is once again leading a board that oversees standardized tests designed to measure student achievement nationwide.
CHICAGO (AP) — First lady Jill Biden wrapped up a visit to Illinois on Wednesday with a stop at a community college before heading to Pennsylvania during a three-state tour in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Seven Kentucky schools have been named National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2021, the U.S. Department of Education said.
The Education Department says it’s investigating five Republican-led states that have banned or limited mask requirements in schools, saying the policies could amount to discrimination against students with disabilities or health conditions.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice expressed concern Friday about the state’s “alarming” number of coronavirus cases as he announced an initiative with schools to get more people vaccinated.