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Fighting Off the Wolves: ED and HHS Host Landmark Human Trafficking Prevention Event

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U.S. Department of Education Releases Additional Funding to Support Schools and Students Impacted by Hurricanes

Washington — Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced $10.4 million in additional funds to assist students at more than 900 schools affected by the recent natural disasters. The Federal Work-Study (FWS) Program funds will be distributed to schools located

Secretary DeVos Announces Rethink School Summits to Highlight Innovation in K-12, Higher Ed

Washington — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the Department will host two Rethink School Summits in the coming weeks—the first focused on higher education and the second on K-12. These summits will bring together education leaders, innovators

Department Issues New Q&A on Free Appropriate Public Education following Supreme Court Decision

Washington — The U.S. Department of Education today released a question-and-answer document supporting the unanimous March 2017 U.S. Supreme Court opinion on the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)-related case Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District clarifying the scope

Very Special Student Artists Display Vision, Imagination in VSA Exhibit at U.S. Department of Education

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Prepared Remarks from U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to Foundation for Excellence in Education National Summit on Education Reform

Nashville, Tennessee – Thank you, Denisha for that very kind introduction. I am so glad Denisha has joined our team at the U.S. Department of Education. Even though she’s no longer a child, it’s kids like Denisha who keep me

Secretary DeVos Praises Senate Action on FAFSA Simplification

Today, the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pension committee held a hearing on reauthorizing the Higher Education Act (HEA) and proposals to simplify the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The following is a statement from U.S. Secretary of

U.S. Department of Education Announces Vision to Transform Federal Student Aid, Improve Customer Service

Today, the U.S. Department of Education (the Department) took an important next step in fulfilling the promise of U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to transform the delivery of financial aid to millions of students and their families. Source: New

Secretary DeVos Approves Michigan's State ESSA Plan

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the approval of Michigan’s consolidated state plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). “Michigan’s plan meets the statutory requirements. As such, I have approved it,” said Secretary DeVos. “I thank the

Prepared Remarks from U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to Federal Student Aid's Training Conference for Financial Aid Professionals

Thank you, Wayne, for that kind introduction. And thank you for the leadership and vision you are bringing to the office of Federal Student Aid. It’s a delight to be with folks who work directly with and for students. Counseling