College Programs for Students with Disabilities Are “Changing Culture”

For too many kids in classrooms like mine in New Haven, Conn., disabilities can be sources of shame, indicators of what students can’t do, instead of what they can. As part of the Department’s Ready for Success bus tour, I got to see two universities where students with disabilities are not just enrolled in college,

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College Programs for Students with Disabilities Are “Changing Culture”

For too many kids in classrooms like mine in New Haven, Conn., disabilities can be sources of shame, indicators of what students can’t do, instead of what they can. As part of the Department’s Ready for Success bus tour, I got to see two universities where students with disabilities are not just enrolled in college,

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Our Top 10 Favorite Photos from the #ReadyforSuccess Bus Tour

Our 6th annual Back-to-School Bus Tour was a blast! Below are some of our favorite pictures taken during the tour! All photos taken by Department of Education photographers Paul Wood and Joshua Hoover. Check out ed.gov/success for more images and blog posts about each stop on the tour.
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Our Top 10 Favorite Photos from the #ReadyforSuccess Bus Tour

Our 6th annual Back-to-School Bus Tour was a blast! Below are some of our favorite pictures taken during the tour! All photos taken by Department of Education photographers Paul Wood and Joshua Hoover. Check out ed.gov/success for more images and blog posts about each stop on the tour.
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Community colleges: America’s economic engines

Community colleges are America’s economic engines. They are gateways to middle class jobs, and their open-access, affordable programs hold the key to college access, affordability and completion for millions of students from every walk of life.  This Administration has invested more than $2 billion in community colleges, from TAACCCT grants, to the President’s America’s College

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Community colleges: America’s economic engines

Community colleges are America’s economic engines. They are gateways to middle class jobs, and their open-access, affordable programs hold the key to college access, affordability and completion for millions of students from every walk of life.  This Administration has invested more than $2 billion in community colleges, from TAACCCT grants, to the President’s America’s College

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Preparing Students for College and Cutting-Edge Careers in Kentucky

What’s one of the greatest challenges for today’s teachers and students? How to prepare students to thrive in the most competitive global economy the world has ever known, where workers won’t just have multiple jobs over the course of a lifetime – they’ll have multiple careers!  And, in our fast-paced, technology-driven marketplace, many of those

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Preparing Students for College and Cutting-Edge Careers in Kentucky

What’s one of the greatest challenges for today’s teachers and students? How to prepare students to thrive in the most competitive global economy the world has ever known, where workers won’t just have multiple jobs over the course of a lifetime – they’ll have multiple careers!  And, in our fast-paced, technology-driven marketplace, many of those

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Back-to-School Bus Tour Stops at Purdue

Following an inspiring visit to the University of Illinois Champaign, Duncan stopped stopped at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, for a conversation with students and University President (and former two-term Governor) Mitch Daniels. At a time when college matters more than ever before to the success of individual Americans, and our nation as a whole,

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Back-to-School Bus Tour Stops at Purdue

Following an inspiring visit to the University of Illinois Champaign, Duncan stopped stopped at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, for a conversation with students and University President (and former two-term Governor) Mitch Daniels. At a time when college matters more than ever before to the success of individual Americans, and our nation as a whole,

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