Tags U.S. Department of Education

States, universities get $126 million for workforce development programs

by Colin Wood • 11 hours ago

The U.S. Department of Education is funding participants in its Reimagine Workforce Preparation program through funding provided through CARES Act grants.

Federal STEM grants reach $279 million for 2018

by Ryan Johnston • 2 years ago

Federal awards surpassed President Trump's yearly mandate of $200 million for grants funding science, technology, engineering and math education.

DeVos: Technology enables educators to 'rethink' school

by Ryan Johnston • 2 years ago

The secretary of Education reiterated at a national conference her philosophy behind empowering students to take control of their learning.

The Education Department is rolling out a mobile-friendly FAFSA

by Mark Satter • 2 years ago

The agency's Office of Federal Student Aid has overhauled the FAFSA website to make it easier for mobile users. Next, it's rolling out a mobile app.

Workforce is emphasis of White House proposal to combine Education, Labor departments

by Patience Wait • 2 years ago

The Trump administration hopes the merger will improve skills for the 21st century economy, but the initial response from education groups is less than positive.

Google rolls out new college search feature

by Ryan Duffy • 2 years ago

Similar to the job search function it introduced last year, Google's new feature quickly presents students with the most sought-after information.

The Department of Education wants to make schools safer. But it won't say how.

by Mark Satter • 2 years ago

The new Federal Commission on School Safety has faced criticism from educators, school safety experts and activists alike.

Human error to blame in vast majority of education data breaches

by Mark Satter • 2 years ago

School districts must train personnel on good cyber-hygiene, experts tell Congress, because teachers are unknowingly the most common offenders.

To modernize financial aid system, SNHU launches digital platform

by Ryan Johnston • 2 years ago

Many of the primarily online university's students don't have easy access to an aid office. The effort comes as the government is working on modernization, too.