U.S. Department of Education

Couch, car or curb: Defining ‘homeless’ youth affects aid state by state

BY: - August 18, 2023

The spectrum of youth homelessness is vast. It includes young children sleeping with their mothers in crowded shelters and families living in tent encampments in public parks. There are teenage runaways who have fled abusive homes to live on the streets and kids who spend their nights hidden in cars or abandoned buildings. But youth […]

More than 11,000 Kentuckians eligible for student debt relief

BY: - July 19, 2023

More than 11,000 student loan borrowers in Kentucky are eligible for automatic relief from almost a half-billion in debt under a plan announced last week by the Biden administration.  A news release from the U.S. Department of Education says the debt discharges are part of a “commitment to address historical failures in the administration” of […]

Grant provides scholarship funding for special education master’s degree

BY: - May 30, 2023

The University of Kentucky College of Education has funding available for individuals interested in earning a Master of Science (M.S.) in special education (moderate and severe disabilities), according to a news release from UK.  Funds for the program are from the Training InterdisciPLinary Educators to Support High-Needs Populations (TRIPLETS) grant, awarded to UK by the U.S. […]