The U.S.Department of Education’s mission is to: Strengthen the Federal commitment to assuring access to equal educational opportunity for every individual; Supplement and complement the efforts of states, the local school systems and other instrumentalities of the states, the private sector, public and private nonprofit educational research institutions, community-based organizations, parents, and students to improve the quality of education; Encourage the increased involvement of the public, parents, and students in Federal education programs; Promote improvements in the quality and usefulness of education through Federally supported research, evaluation, and sharing of information; Improve the coordination of Federal education programs; Improve the management of Federal education activities; and Increase the accountability of Federal education programs to the President, the Congress, and the public. The Department of Education’s website provides information on topics such as funding opportunities, research and statistics, news and events, programs and services, publications, products and on-line educational resources. The website also links important information about the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, including research, implementation and background. Pages designed to help you find grants and contact, or keep up with your existing grant or contract can be found at www.ed.gov/topics/topics.jsp?&top=Grants+%26+Contracts.
Entry Type: Organization/Agency
Audience For Entry: Professionals, Youth, Families