3 Ways Education Freedom Scholarships Could Support Military Families
Posted on Thursday April 18, 2019

April is “The Month of the Military Child,” and serves as a reminder that military children serve our country alongside their parents and face challenges that most other students don’t think about, let alone experience themselves. Each military child deserves the chance to flourish in an education environment that best leverages their unique learning style

Kentucky School District Awarded Additional Funds to Support Recovery Efforts Following Tragic School Shooting Last Year
Posted on Wednesday April 17, 2019

Benton, Kentucky – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, alongside Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, announced today that Marshall County School District (MCSD) in Kentucky has been awarded a second Project School Emergency Response to Violence (SERV) grant totaling $460,064. This grant will assist MCSD in its continued recovery efforts following the Jan. 23, 2018, shooting that took the lives of two students and injured 14 others.

U.S. Education Secretary DeVos Touts Education Freedom Scholarships, Encourages Kentucky Leaders to Further Embrace School Choice at Roundtable Discussion
Posted on Wednesday April 17, 2019

Lexington, Kentucky—Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos joined Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin and Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis for a conversation on education freedom and the importance of giving every student in Kentucky the opportunity to access the education option that works best for them.

5 Things to Know When Evaluating a Financial Aid Offer
Posted on Monday April 15, 2019

April is National Financial Capability Month and understanding the terms of your financial aid offer and making smart decisions about paying for college can be a good indicator of your financial capability. Many schools use the term “award letter” which can be misleading and make it sound like all the aid that is listed will Continue Reading

Prepared Remarks by Secretary DeVos at Butler Tech's Manufacturing Recognition & Signing Day
Posted on Friday April 12, 2019

Thank you, Jon Graft, for that kind introduction and for your hospitality. I enjoyed visiting with you in Washington and continue to be impressed with the ways Butler Tech is rethinking education—among them the new "Fifth Day Experience." And students, I'm so pleased to join you for "Signing Day!" What an exciting and fitting way to recognize what you've accomplished. What you're doing here today is as important and notable as any other signing day. You've made your families and all of us proud. And your achievements go far beyond a fancy diploma.

How Effective Are School Lockdown Drills?
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

Since the 1999 Columbine High School shooting, a generation of American children have learned not just how to hide from a potential shooter. But there's little data on what kinds of drills work best.

Twenty Years Later, A Look At Columbine, Then And Now
Posted on Thursday April 18, 2019

We explore what's changed and what has stayed the same about gun violence in schools over the past two decades.

Indiana Teachers Stage Protests To Spotlight Low Wages
Posted on Wednesday April 17, 2019

Teachers have been protesting for higher wages. In Indiana, lawmakers introduced measures to improve the situation but many teachers say it may not be enough to keep them in the profession.

A Rare Sight At Brigham Young University As Students Protest The Honor Code Office
Posted on Tuesday April 16, 2019

Students allege that the university is mistreating victims of sexual assault and harassment, especially women and LGBTQ students.

Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli Plead Not Guilty In College Cheating Scandal
Posted on Monday April 15, 2019

Giannulli and Loughlin are accused of paying $500,000 in bribes arranged by admissions consultant Rick Singer to get their daughters admitted to USC as crew recruits, despite not being rowers.

A steward for ocean research and climate health
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

Raffaele Ferrari honored with School of Science Ally of Nature Fund Award.

A stage of their own
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

Presentation workshop for political science graduate students serves as training ground for research and professional skills.

Preparing high schoolers for a tech-driven future
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

MIT researchers joined Cambridge Rindge and Latin School students for a two-day event focused on future-ready skills.

Grad students win Urban Land Institute challenge
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

Their winning 2019 Hines Student Competition entry readies an urban space for the future while preserving the past.

Dylan Cable wins 2019 Hertz Fellowship
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

Award funds graduate studies to advance groundbreaking applied science.