U.S. Department of Education » Federal Resources

  • Federal TRIO Programs, Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE)
    The Federal TRIO Programs (TRIO) are Federal outreach and student services programs designed to identify and provide services for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds. TRIO includes eight programs targeted to serve and assist low-income individuals, first-generation college students, and individuals with disabilities to progress through the academic pipeline from middle school to postbaccalaureate programs. TRIO also includes a training program for directors and staff of TRIO projects.

  • Federal TRIO Programs Current-Year Low-Income Levels

  • National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
    The National Center for Education Statistics is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing education data in the United States and other nations. View and use publications and data products on education information.

  • No Child Left Behind
    Information on No Child Left Behind, including the Act and policy, and the Obama Administration's blueprint for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).

  • TRIO Organization Structure

  • U.S. Department of Education's G5 Grants Management System
    The U.S. Department of Education's grants management system. G5 replaces the former e-Grants, Grant Administration and Payment systems. G5 is available to applicants, grantees, payees as well as internal Education staff.

  • Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP)
    This discretionary grant program is designed to increase the number of low-income students who are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education. GEAR UP provides six-year grants to states and partnerships to provide services at high-poverty middle and high schools.