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  • What Can Students Do to Protect Themselves?

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has developed a suite of tools to help students manage college debt and improve their financial literacy.

  • Open for Questions: The State of the Union and Education

    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.

  • Obama Administration Launches College Scorecard

    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.

  • Year in Review: Don't Double My Rate

    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.

  • One Decade, One Million more STEM Graduates

    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).

  • USAID Launches Development Labs at Seven Universities

    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.

  • Education Drives America

    See photos from the Department of Education's coast-to-coast back to school bus tour.