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Education

President Donald J. Trump Achievements

Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, announced a new grant program that will assist higher education emerge from the coronavirus pandemic and provide expanded educational opportunities for students.

Education
08.19.20

Trump Administration (ED) launches a new grant competition to promote education choice for Native American students.

Education
07.17.20

President Trump enacted an executive order on the White House Hispanic Prosperity Initiative to improve access to education, training, and economic opportunities for Hispanic American students.

Education
07.09.20

The Department of Education announced an additional $6.2 billion in funding for higher education institutions during the COVID-19 crisis.

Education
04.21.20

The Department of Education announced a new process, providing funding flexibilities to states to best meet the needs of students and educators during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Education
04.06.20

The Department of Education announced the halt of collection and wage garnishments, providing flexibility for “at least 60 days” due to the COVID-19 national emergency.

Education
03.25.20

The Department of Education announced it would waive the interest on all student loans held by the Federal Government in response to helping Americans during the COVID- 19 crisis.

Education
03.13.20

The Trump administration announced new Title IX enforcement to combat sexual assault in K-12 public schools, fulfilling the President’s promise to keep children safe.

Education
02.26.20

President Trump and his Administration supported the Education Freedom Scholarships and Opportunity Act, calling on Congress to pass the bill.

Education
02.07.20

President Donald Trump signs the bill to reauthorize funding to 2024 to preserve and maintain Native American languages.

Education
12.20.19

The federal HBCU initiative office was moved back into the White House, a move that leaders had requested under President Obama.

Education
12.19.19

President Trump signed the FUTURE Act into law. The law permanently funds HBCUs and simplifies the FAFSA application.

Education
12.19.19

The Administration lowered regulatory hurdles and restored flexibility to schools with respect to menus in their cafeterias.

Education
10.12.19

Unemployment for Americans without a high school diploma is at the lowest rate ever recorded.

Education
10.04.19

President Trump issued a presidential memorandum which encouraged the Department of Education to promote STEM, especially Computer Science.

Education
09.25.19

President Trump directed the federal government to develop a strategy to support HBCUs. To date, this has been supported by 32 departments and agencies.

Education
09.10.19

The Administration continued to work with HBCUs to expand apprenticeship opportunities, career choices, and ensure they receive adequate support.

Education
09.10.19

Through the Capital Financing Program, the Administration has provided more than $500 million in loans to HBCUs.

Education
09.10.19

President Trump worked with Congress to lift the ban on Pell Grants on summer classes. 

Education
09.10.19

The President signed legislation to increase federal funding for HBCUs by 13%, the highest level ever.

Education
09.06.19

President Trump has appropriated more money than any other president to HBCUs. 

Education
09.06.19

The President signed a historic executive order that promotes and protects free speech on college campuses.

Education
03.21.19

The Administration forgave over $300 million in outstanding debt to 4 schools impacted by natural disasters and provided $10 million to defer loan payments for 6 schools facing financial difficulties.

Education
03.15.19

The Trump Administration prioritized empowering women to pursue careers and realize their economic potential.

Education
02.13.19

President Trump directed more than $200 million per year to technology education grants for women and programs that encourage participation in STEM careers.

Education
12.04.18

President Trump encouraged passage of the STOP School Violence Act to provide funding grants to schools to improve security measures.

Education
10.02.18

The Department Of Education Announced $359.8 Million In Federal Assistance To 20 States And The U.S. Virgin Islands To Assist With The Cost Of Educating Students

Education
08.14.18

The Department Of Education Announced That It Would Potentially Rescind The Gainful Employment Regulation.

Education
08.10.18

Pres. Trump signed the bipartisan reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act providing nearly $1.3 billion annually for career and technical education programs. 

Education
07.31.18

Reauthorized and modernized the Perkins Career and Technical Education Bill.

Education
07.21.18

The Department of Justice Rolled Back Various Guidance Documents on Affirmative Action Because of its “Unnecessary or Improper Rulemaking.”

Education
07.03.18

The Department of Justice Charged 601 Defendants in the “Largest Ever Health Care Fraud Enforcement Action,” Which Amounted to More Than $2 Billion in False Billings.

Education
06.28.18

Senate Education Committee Passed Legislation to Help Close the Workforce Skills Gap by Updating the Perkins Career and Technical Education Act With the Support from Ivanka Trump.

Education
06.27.18

The Graduation Rate for Career Technical Education (CTE) Concentrators is about 93%, Approximately 10% Higher Than the National Average. 

Education
06.26.18

President Trump unveiled the “American Patients First” plan to increase competition, improve negotiation and create incentives to lower prices of prescription drugs and out-of-pocket health care costs

Education
05.11.18

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims March 27, 2018, as “Education and Sharing Day, U.S.A.”

Education
03.27.18

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims March 18 through March 24, 2018, as Vocational-Technical Education Week.

Education
03.16.18

President Trump Takes Immediate Action to Secure Our Schools

Education
03.12.18

The Department of Education worked with HBCUs to protect $80 million in Title III carryover funding.

Education
02.27.18

President Trump encouraged state and federal lawmakers to expand school choice.

Education
02.12.18

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims January 21 through January 27, 2018, as National School Choice Week.

Education
01.22.18

White House Announces $200 Million in Grant Funds Directed Toward STEM Education in FY 2018, Ivanka Trump Spearheads Effort

Education
12.21.17

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims November 12 through November 18, 2017, as American Education Week.

Education
11.10.17

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims April 30 through May 6, 2017, as National Charter Schools Week.

Education
04.28.17

Presidential Executive Order on Enforcing Statutory Prohibitions on Federal Control of Education.

Education
04.26.17

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims April 7, 2017, as Education and Sharing Day, U.S.A.

Education
04.06.17

President Trump signed the INSPIRE Act which encouraged NASA to have more women and girls participate in STEM and pursue careers in aerospace.

Education
03.02.17

President Trump evoked the Education Department’s order that public schools allow gender-confused males access to girls’ restrooms and locker rooms.

Education
02.22.17