Education Secretary Supports Vaccine Mandates

He asks states to “make sure it happens.” Miguel Cardona, Secretary of Education, voiced his support for mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for eligible schoolchildren saying the FDA’s full approval…

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Thousands of K-12 Students’ Information Breached

Senator Blackburn calls on the Department of Education to do something about identity theft risks. Senator Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee has requested the U.S. Department of Education enhance…

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Education Secretary Announces Puerto Rican Improvements

Commonwealth to receive pandemic relief and other federal education aid. This month, Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona met with Interim Secretary of Education Eliezer Ramos of Puerto Rico…

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President Creates Hispanic Education Initiative

He set up new panels by executive order. Latinos make up around 27 percent of all public school students and about 20 percent of those in college. By…

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Education Secretary Acknowledges “Mask Fatigue”

But masks still needed to keep schools open, he said. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona said that even though he has “mask fatigue,” mask-wearing is still essential to…

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Education Department Approves State Funding

Education Secretary announces funding funder American Rescue Plan. The U.S. Department of Education announced the approval of American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief funding for…

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$3 Billion Dedicated Disabled Children’s Education

Attempts to help 7.9 million children make up for COVID hurdles. On Friday, the U.S. Department of Education announced that $3 billion in funding from the president’s American…

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Education Secretary Expects Schools to Reopen this Fall

About 60% of schools currently meeting partially online.  On Thursday, Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona said he believes that all students would be able to return to in-person…

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Student Borrowers Receive Additional Relief

Education Department implements new student loan aid under COVID emergency programs. This week, the Department of Education announced that the pause on federal student loan interest and collections…

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Education Department Holds School Reopening Summit

Best practices shared to quickly and safely open schools. This week, the U.S. Department of Education hosted the National Safe School Reopening Summit. President Joe Biden, Vice President…

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