Expansion of Student Loan Relief Programs Proposed

The education secretary announces inclusions for increased debt forgiveness. This week, the Department of Education released a proposal to “expand and improve” student loan discharge programs under the…

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White House Organizing Pandemic Learning Loss Mentorships

Funding for the program covered by the American Rescue Plan. This week, President Biden’s administration announced a new program seeking to pair 250,000 mentors with students who have…

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Education Department Reveals Title IX Expansion Proposal

Protections extended to include transgender.  The U.S. Department of Education commemorated the 50th anniversary of the law Title IX on Thursday. Title IX prevents schools from receiving federal…

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Education Department to Cancel All Corinthian Colleges Loans

Determines over a half million students preyed upon by Corinthians Colleges.  On Wednesday, the Department of Education announced that they will fully cancel all remaining federal student loans…

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Department of Education Hosts First Mental Health Summit

Part of Individuals with Disabilities Education Act implementation. The Department of Education hosted its first-ever virtual summit for supporting students with mental health disorders and disabilities this week.…

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Secretary Cardona Announces 2022 U.S. Presidential Scholars

161 high school seniors selected from 5,000 candidates. This month, Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona announced the high school seniors selected to be the 58th class of U.S.…

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Education Department Expands Incarcerated Education Programs

Kicks off third round of Second Chance Pell Experiment. The Department of Education has announced that they have launched the third round of the Second Chance Pell Experiment,…

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Department of Education Addresses Student Loans

Lists steps to correct student loans’ “longstanding failures.” The Department of Education recently released multiple action steps it will be taking to address the issue of America’s student…

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U.S. Forgives 40,000 Student Loans

Aid provided to 3.6 million more.  The Department of Education has canceled student loan debt for 40,000 people. In addition, the department has offered credits to help another…

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Education Department Opens Teaching Grant Applications

Program intended to address national teacher shortage. The U.S. Department of Education announced the establishment of the SEED (Supporting Effective Educator Development) grant program on Thursday. The program…

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