President Biden signed the Further Continuing Appropriations and Extensions Act of 2024, averting a government shutdown on November 17 and maintaining federal funding at FY’23 levels. The legislation, incorporating a two-tiered structure proposed by House Speaker Mike Johnson, extends funding for four appropriations bills until January 19, 2024, with the remaining eight bills, including the Labor-Health and Human Services-Education (LHHS), set to expire on February 2, 2024, in an effort to avoid a year-end omnibus package.
Learn more about how the Council for Opportunity in Education works in conjunction with colleges, universities, and agencies to help low-income students enter college and graduate.
Enhance the services you provide low-income, first-generation students and students with disabilities to increase their chances of success.
Federal TRIO Programs (Talent Search, Upward Bound, Upward Bound Math/Science, Veterans’ Upward Bound, Student Support Services, Educational Opportunity Centers, and the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program) help students to overcome economic, social, academic, and cultural barriers to higher education.
If you are a student support services professional, thank you. You are an unsung hero for all the good that you do, and surely you know by now that COE has your back.
Through strategic collaborations, we work to strengthen quality, opportunity and access to education for all American students — the next generation of global leaders.
Join more than 1,000 colleges and community agencies committed to postsecondary opportunity for low-income, first-generation students, students with disabilities in all 50 states, Washington, D.C., the Pacific Islands, and Puerto Rico!