Tags U.S. Department of Education

Ed. Department names 95 finalists in pre-apprenticeship challenge

by Colin Wood • 2 weeks ago

A competition to encourage more colleges and agencies to develop adult education programs will award up to $750,000 in prizes later this year.

New website for university faculty will explain remote-teaching tech

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

Two universities teamed up with a nonprofit group to curate a collection of videos and articles to guide faculty toward more effective digital tool use.

States, universities get $126 million for workforce development programs

by Colin Wood • 4 months 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 • 3 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 • 3 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 • 3 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 • 3 years ago

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