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U.S. Dept. of State Works to Internationalize Colleges and Universities

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Education and Cultural affairs is to host the fifth annual EducationUSA Forum in Washington, D.C. this month; with aims of increasing the number of international students in U.S. higher education and encouraging more American students to study abroad.Between June 23rd and 25th, over 550 representatives from U.S. colleges and universities will meet...

State Dept Scholarships to Study Critical Languages Abroad

About 600 scholarships are available for the 2014-15 academic year for American high school students to study language through the National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) program. NSLI-Y is funded by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The program seeks to increase Americans’ capacity to engage with native speakers of critical languages by...

Dept of Ed Partners with NCFL to Encourage Family Involvement

The National Center for Family Literacy (NCFL) and the U.S. Department of Education today announced a partnership to advance family engagement in education across the country.During the yearlong partnership, the Department and NCFL will jointly develop and implement strategies to raise the awareness and understanding of effective family and community engagement in education, including how teachers and families can...