Tags U.S. Department of Education

Federal government calls for boost to international education, research

by Emily Bamforth • 4 months ago

Technology would be used if in-person communication or travel isn't possible, with restrictions continuing as the coronavirus pandemic continues.

New research center to explore future of online learning

by Emily Bamforth • 5 months ago

As online learning grows, the U.S. Department of Education is funding a research center to develop practices for instructors to help struggling students.

Schools can use pandemic relief on cyber, senators remind Education Dept.

by Benjamin Freed • 6 months ago

The department has not done enough to tell K-12 schools they can use their COVID-19 relief on cybersecurity, Sens. Mark Warner and Susan Collins wrote in letter to Education Secretary Miguel Cardona.

Ed. Department names 95 finalists in pre-apprenticeship challenge

by Colin Wood • 11 months 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 • 12 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 • 1 year 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 • 3 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 • 3 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.