The Education Department could be affected by a prolonged delay in formally initiating a turnover to a new presidential administration, but less so than other agencies.
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November 10, 2020
October 16, 2019
Johnny Collett is leaving his post as assistant secretary for the office of special education and rehabilitative services, where he served for nearly two years.
May 20, 2019
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos sent and received a "limited number" of emails related to official government business from her personal accounts, a review found.
February 18, 2019
Ten years ago this week, then-President Barack Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, which included education funding that amounts to almost double the U.S. Department of Education's budget.
January 28, 2019
Attention state officials: Are you looking for a piece of the federal $378 million state assessment grant program? Applications became available Monday, the U.S. Department of Education announced
January 22, 2019
Carlos Muñiz, who has been heading up the general counsel's office at the U.S. Department of Education, has been appointed to the Florida Supreme Court.
December 10, 2018
The U.S. Department of Education neither confirmed nor denied the story. "The Federal Commission on School Safety has studied this topic extensively and will make a recommendation on it in its final report," said Elizabeth Hill, a spokeswoman for DeVos.
October 30, 2018
The education secretary is moving forward with parts of a reorganization proposal unveiled earlier this year, including elevating the office charged with helping advocate for the private school community within the federal bureaucracy.
October 08, 2018
Programs focused on helping schools with improve instruction in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, were big winners in the latest round of the Education Innovation and Research grants.
October 01, 2018
The U.S. Department of Education hasn't done a great job of keeping tabs on states that have closed charter schools, according to an Inspector General's report.