Making America Great Again
President Donald J. Trump Achievements
The federal HBCU initiative office was moved back into the White House, a move that leaders had requested under President Obama.
President Trump signed the FUTURE Act into law. The law permanently funds HBCUs and simplifies the FAFSA application.
The Administration lowered regulatory hurdles and restored flexibility to schools with respect to menus in their cafeterias.
Unemployment for Americans without a high school diploma is at the lowest rate ever recorded.
President Trump directed more than $200 million per year to technology education grants for women and programs that encourage participation in STEM careers.
President Trump issued a presidential memorandum which encouraged the Department of Education to promote STEM, especially Computer Science.
President Trump directed the federal government to develop a strategy to support HBCUs. To date, this has been supported by 32 departments and agencies.
The Administration continued to work with HBCUs to expand apprenticeship opportunities, career choices, and ensure they receive adequate support.
Through the Capital Financing Program, the Administration has provided more than $500 million in loans to HBCUs.
President Trump worked with Congress to lift the ban on Pell Grants on summer classes.
The President signed legislation to increase federal funding for HBCUs by 13%, the highest level ever.
President Trump has appropriated more money than any other president to HBCUs.
The President signed a historic executive order that promotes and protects free speech on college campuses.
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.
The Trump Administration prioritized empowering women to pursue careers and realize their economic potential.
President Trump encouraged passage of the STOP School Violence Act to provide funding grants to schools to improve security measures.
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
The Department Of Education Announced That It Would Potentially Rescind The Gainful Employment Regulation.
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.
Reauthorized and modernized the Perkins Career and Technical Education Bill.
The Department of Justice Rolled Back Various Guidance Documents on Affirmative Action Because of its “Unnecessary or Improper Rulemaking.”
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.
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.
The Graduation Rate for Career Technical Education (CTE) Concentrators is about 93%, Approximately 10% Higher Than the National Average.
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
President Donald J. Trump Proclaims March 27, 2018, as “Education and Sharing Day, U.S.A.”
President Donald J. Trump Proclaims March 18 through March 24, 2018, as Vocational-Technical Education Week.
President Trump Takes Immediate Action to Secure Our Schools
The Department of Education worked with HBCUs to protect $80 million in Title III carryover funding.
President Trump encouraged state and federal lawmakers to expand school choice.
President Donald J. Trump Proclaims January 21 through January 27, 2018, as National School Choice Week.
White House Announces $200 Million in Grant Funds Directed Toward STEM Education in FY 2018, Ivanka Trump Spearheads Effort
President Donald J. Trump Proclaims November 12 through November 18, 2017, as American Education Week.
President Donald J. Trump Proclaims April 30 through May 6, 2017, as National Charter Schools Week.
Presidential Executive Order on Enforcing Statutory Prohibitions on Federal Control of Education.
President Donald J. Trump Proclaims April 7, 2017, as Education and Sharing Day, U.S.A.
President Trump signed the INSPIRE Act which encouraged NASA to have more women and girls participate in STEM and pursue careers in aerospace.
President Trump evoked the Education Department’s order that public schools allow gender-confused males access to girls’ restrooms and locker rooms.