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Education Jul 08Trump threatens to cut federal aid if schools don’t reopen
He says the guidelines his own federal health officials have created for schools to reopen are impractical and expensive.
Education Jul 07WATCH: Trump gives speech on safely reopening schools amid COVID-19 pandemic
Trump did not immediately explain how he would pressure governors, but he repeated an earlier claim that Democrats want to keep schools closed for political reasons and not health reasons.
Education Jul 07International students must leave U.S. if classes go online
International students will be forced to leave the U.S. or transfer to another college if their schools offer classes entirely online this fall.
Education Jun 25Some private schools getting more virus relief funding than public schools, under DeVos formula
The Trump administration is moving forward with a policy ordering public schools across the U.S. to share coronavirus relief funding with private schools at a higher rate than federal law typically requires.
Education Jun 02SAT drops plans for home exam amid internet access concerns
Offering the test at home would have required three hours of uninterrupted internet access.
Education May 29Trump vetoes bipartisan measure against DeVos’ loan rules
President Donald Trump has vetoed a measure that would have overturned a policy that Education Secretary Betsy DeVos issued in 2019 making it harder for students to get their loans erased after being misled by their colleges.
Education May 06New campus sexual assault rules bolster rights of accused
The U.S. Education Department has finalized campus sexual assault rules that bolster the rights of students who are accused of assault and harassment, reduce legal liabilities for schools and colleges, and narrow the scope of cases they will be required…
Education May 01Lawsuit says DeVos not enforcing pause on wage garnishments
A new lawsuit accuses the U.S. Education Department of garnishing wages from workers who are behind on student loan payments even after Congress ordered the agency to suspend the practice during the coronavirus pandemic.
Education Apr 28Trump urges states to consider opening schools before summer
President Donald Trump says states should "seriously consider" reopening their public schools before the end of the academic year, even though dozens already have said it would be unsafe for students to return until the summer or fall.
Education Apr 22Under pressure, Harvard says it will reject U.S. relief aid
Harvard University announced Wednesday it will turn down $8.7 million in federal coronavirus relief, a day after President Donald Trump criticized the wealthy Ivy League school over taxpayer money it stood to receive.