Department of Education White House Report: The Continuing Need To Rethink Discipline 2016-12-09T15:15:26.000000Z Washington, DC Today, the White House released a new capstone report with updates about projects launched and local progress made in response to the Administration's Rethink Discipline efforts. Rethink Discipline was launched as part of President Barack Obama's My Brothers' Keeper initiative and a... Civil Rights Reports Spotlight Eight Years of Accomplishments, Lingering Challenges 2016-12-08T13:20:35.000000Z Protecting our students’ civil rights is fundamental to ensuring they receive a high-quality education. Two reports released today spotlight the challenges and achievements of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR). What Forgiveness Means to Students 2016-12-08T04:15:49.000000Z We tell small children that it is okay to make mistakes. We are told to forgive and forget. But our country doesn’t hold to these adages for those convicted of a crime. The revolving door of incarceration and juvenile justice has ensnared many of my students. It’s a hamster wheel that proves very ha... Globe University, Minnesota School of Business Denied Access to Federal Student Aid Dollars 2016-12-06T17:22:09.000000Z The U.S. Department of Education announced today that participation in the federal student aid programs will end this month for Globe University (Globe) and Minnesota School of Business (MSB), two for-profit colleges under common ownership. This enforcement action is in keeping with the Departme... FACT SHEET: Reducing Recidivism for Justice-Involved Youth 2016-12-02T16:10:03.000000Z The U.S. Department of Education announced today the release of new guides and resources to help justice-involved youth transition back to traditional school settings. Committing to More Adult Schools by 2020 2016-12-01T22:00:34.000000Z Learning to Lead at a Teach to Lead Summit … Priceless 2016-12-01T19:51:32.000000Z “Our kids need an education that is reflective of them, that challenges them, and helps them to better understand who they are in the world.” Connecticut’s East Hartford Public Schools’ Enrollment, Registration Methods Found in Violation of Civil Rights 2016-11-30T18:35:06.000000Z The U.S. U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services Award $247.4 million in Preschool Grants to 18 States 2016-11-30T16:20:16.000000Z U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. announced today that 18 states will receive more than $247.4 million in awards under the Preschool Development Grant program to continue their work in expanding access to high-quality preschool for children from low- to moderate-income families. Ensuring Every Student Succeeds 2016-11-29T18:30:43.000000Z As we reflect on the important work that we have been able to do throughout the Administration, we wanted to highlight some of our key messages. This is part of a reflection series presented by the White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships.