TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida submitted its plan to draw down its remaining $2.3 billion in federal school relief money late Wednesday, proposing to boost reading and math programs and help students who want to learn a trade.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida is the last state to submit a plan to the U.S. Department of Education that's required before more than $2.3 billion in federal aid for Florida schools can be released, according to a letter sent to the state Monday.
MADISON, Miss. (AP) — Melody Bruce Musgrove, former director of the Office of Special Education Programs for the U.S. Department of Education and wife of former Mississippi Gov. Ronnie Musgrove, died Monday.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida school district has received cash from President Joe Biden's administration to make up for state pay cuts imposed over a board's vote for a student anti-coronavirus mask mandate.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Three West Virginia elementary schools have gotten national recognition for academic excellence.
SOLDOTNA, Alaska (AP) — Soldotna Montessori Charter School has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a National Blue Ribbon School for2021.
It was one of 325 schools to earn this award nationally, and the only in Alaska, the Peninsula Clarion reported.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Seven Kentucky schools have been named National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2021, the U.S. Department of Education said.
The recognition is based on a school’s academic performance or its progress in closing achievement gaps, Education Secretary Miguel Cardona said Tuesday in a statement.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas chapter of the NAACP and a group of students have filed a federal civil rights complaint against the University of Texas for its continued use of school song “The Eyes of Texas," which has racist elements in its past.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's plan for using $110 million in federal pandemic relief funds to reopen the state's K-12 schools for in-person learning, while addressing the effects of lost instructional time last school year and reducing education gaps over the long-term, has been approved by the federal government, Gov.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Education is providing more than $516,000 to three higher education institutions in West Virginia to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, the state's U.S.
ATLANTA — The U.S. Department of Education approved Georgia’s plans to use $1.4 billion in federal coronavirus relief money.
Federal officials already distributed two-thirds of the $4.2 billion that Georgia schools received under the American Rescue Plan, the relief bill backed by President Joe Biden.
TSAILE, Ariz. (AP) — A college on the Navajo Nation has accepted President Joe Biden's challenge to get students and others vaccinated against COVID-19 by July 4.
Diné College Incident Command Director Velveena Davis said COVID-19 remains a threat to the Navajo Nation, “so the college would like to do its part to expand the efforts of having our employees and students vaccinated.”
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Education warned Wisconsin's state superintendent of schools Friday that the state could be in jeopardy of losing $1.5 billion in federal funding if a Republican education plan becomes law.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The College of Southern Idaho has become the first in the state to be a federally designated Hispanic-Serving Institution, officials said.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho education officials said Monday the state’s primary challenge in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic is helping students make up lost ground.
The State Department of Education identified that as a top priority in its draft plan for spending $440 million Idaho is receiving in federal rescue money for more than 300,000 students in grades K-12.
HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Hampton University will give financial assistance to graduates in the classes of 2020 and 2021.
WAVY-TV reports that university President William R.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former federal consumer watchdog and Democratic nominee for Ohio governor has landed his next job.
The U.S. Department of Education announced Monday that Richard Cordray has been selected as its chief operating officer of federal student aid.