Tags U.S. Department of Education
Federal STEM grants reach $279 million for 2018
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
Applications open for federal STEM education grant programs
The grants follow President Donald Trump's directive in September for the U.S. Department of Education to prioritize STEM education.