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Education Nov 27DeVos warns of crisis over ballooning student debt
The education secretary raised a "red warning flag" at a conference in Atlanta on Tuesday, that the federal government must change the way it gives out student loans.
Education Nov 16Betsy DeVos proposes overhaul to campus sexual misconduct rules
The plan would narrow the definition of sexual harassment and allow students accused of misconduct to cross-examine accusers in campus hearings.
Nation Oct 13#MeToo inspires wave of old misconduct reports to colleges
Colleges from New England to the West Coast say they've seen an uptick in "historical" complaints over the past year, a shift they credit to the national reckoning sparked by #MeToo. Cases that were never reported in the past are…
Nation Aug 30Trump administration backs Asian-Americans in Harvard case
The Justice Department said in a court filing that Harvard has failed to demonstrate that it does not discriminate on the basis of race.
Nation Aug 10DeVos proposes rollback of for-profit college rule
DeVos' proposal represents the Education Department's second planned rollback of a major Obama-era rule in a matter of weeks.
Education Mar 14U.S. students stage school walkouts to protest gun violence
From Maine to Hawaii, students planned to walk out of school Wednesday to protest gun violence in the biggest demonstration yet of the student activism that has emerged in response to last month's massacre of 17 people at Florida's Marjory…
Nation Feb 16Florida shooting suspect was on school rifle team that got NRA grant
Records show that the Stoneman Douglas JROTC program received $10,827 in non-cash assistance from the NRA's fundraising and charitable arm in 2016, when the suspected shooter behind Wednesday's attack was on the squad.
Politics Feb 01Report says racist messages are appearing on college campuses in surging numbers
White supremacist groups have targeted college campuses in surging numbers since President Donald Trump's election, emboldened by political and racial tensions over immigration and other issues, according to a group that monitors extremism and bigotry.
Education Dec 01Colleges review honors amid sexual misconduct allegations
The wave of sexual allegations from Hollywood to Washington has left many U.S. colleges weighing whether to revoke honorary degrees and other accolades.
Education Apr 08Debate over in-state tuition for students in U.S. illegally
Twenty states already offer cheaper in-state college tuition to students who are in the United States illegally.