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Posted byon February 13, 2013 at 5:30 PM EDT
Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education, answers questions from the public about President Obama's State of the Union Address in an “Open for Questions” session moderated by Babble.
Posted byon February 13, 2013 at 12:00 PM EDT
Find the college that is the best fit for you and your family through the College Scorecard. Search a college and find easy-to-read information ranging from degree choice to affordability.
Posted byon December 27, 2012 at 1:54 PM EDT
As 2012 comes to a close, we’re looking back at some of the year’s policy milestones, including legislation President Obama signed this summer that stopped student loan interest rates from doubling for more than 7 million students.
Posted byon December 18, 2012 at 12:29 PM EDT
Last week, the Obama Administration announced that increasing the number of students who receive undergraduate degrees in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by 1 million over the next decade has been formally designated as a Cross-Agency Priority (CAP) goal—one of a limited number of such articulated goals designed to focus cross-agency coordination and encourage sharing of best practices among agencies with complementary missions. The announcement signals a concrete step toward addressing recommendations made earlier this year by the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST).
Posted byon November 16, 2012 at 6:20 PM EDT
Last week, OSTP Director John P. Holdren joined USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah in launching the Higher Education Solutions Network (HESN) – a groundbreaking partnership between USAID and seven top universities that is designed to harness the ingenuity of faculty and students to help solve global development challenges.
Posted byon September 26, 2012 at 11:57 AM EDT
See photos from the Department of Education's coast-to-coast back to school bus tour.