The Biden administration has tapped the Departments of Homeland Security (DHS), Education (ED), Health and Human Services (HHS), and Justice (DOJ) to launch a public awareness campaign to highlight Federal school safety resources and evidence-based practices available through SchoolSafety.gov.
As part of its efforts to close the digital divide, the Department of Education is partnering with Civic Nation to launch its Online for All campaign, which will focus on internet access, affordability, and equity for students, families, and all Americans.
Late last month, the Department of Education and NASA signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) intended to strengthen the collaboration between the two agencies. The agencies pledged to work more closely on their joint efforts to increase access to high-quality science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) and space education to students and schools across the nation.
The deputy director of the Office of Educational Technology at the U.S. Department of Education said last week that her team will be releasing the first Federal report on AI in education in the coming weeks.
The Education Department has announced five finalists in the Future Finder Challenge, a $1 million challenge to reimagine career navigation for adult learners.
GDIT has won a $121.8 million contract from the Department of Education (DoE) to modernize the agency’s Federal Student Aid (FSA) processing system, allowing students to more efficiently receive Federal aid for higher education.
The Department of Education is soliciting grant applications for its Educational Technology, Media, and Materials for Individuals with Disabilities Program.
The Department of Education (DoE) has released new updates to its College Scorecard that are intended to make the tool more useful for students and families weighing college options. DoE said that updates may also be beneficial to school counselors, college access providers, researchers, and other critical stakeholders.
The Department of Education wants to improve student privacy and cybersecurity at institutions of higher education, and listed engaging those institutions as a goal over the next year in its July 2020 President’s Management Agenda (PMA) update.
The Department of Education proposed regulations to make sure institutions that offer online education are monitored and legally authorized by states. There are more than 5.5 million distance education students, and almost 3 million exclusively online students the department is hoping to protect by improving oversight. “These proposed regulations achieve an important balance between accountability […]