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Education Jan 04In farewell, DeVos urges Congress to reject Biden’s policies
In a farewell letter to Congress, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos urged lawmakers to reject policies supported by President-elect Joe Biden, and to protect Trump administration policies that Biden has promised to eliminate.
Politics Dec 23WATCH: Biden announces nominee for education secretary
President-elect Joe Biden has chosen Miguel Cardona, Connecticut's education chief and a champion of public schools, to serve as education secretary.
Education Dec 22Biden picks Miguel Cardona as education secretary
Miguel Cardona was appointed to the top education post in Connecticut just months before the COVID-19 pandemic broke out in March. When schools moved to remote learning, he hurried to deliver more than 100,000 laptops to students.
Politics Dec 22Biden picks Connecticut schools chief as education secretary
President-elect Joe Biden has chosen Miguel Cardona, the education commissioner for Connecticut and a former public school teacher, to serve as education secretary.
Nation Dec 14Trump eases rules for religious social service providers
Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie said the changes will "remove unfair obstacles." Critics, however, said the changes will remove important protections for LGBTQ people and others who may face discrimination from religious groups.
Education Nov 26Thanksgiving lessons jettison Pilgrim hats, welcome truth
More U.S. schools are rethinking traditional Thanksgiving lessons that focus on the English settlers but teach little about Native Americans.
Education Nov 12Appeals court clears Harvard of racial bias in admissions
A federal appeals in court has upheld a district court decision clearing Harvard University of intentional discrimination against Asian American applicants.
Education Sep 17Infection rates soar in college towns as students return
An Associated Press analysis found that among the 50 U.S. counties with the highest shares of students and overall populations of at least 50,000, 20 have consistently reported higher virus rates than their states.
Education Aug 12Federal judge refuses to block campus sexual assault rules
The suit argued that the rules, which narrow the definition of sexual harassment, would block schools from investigating certain sexual abuse complaints and discourage students from filing complaints.
Education Jul 28National teacher union supports strikes over reopening plans
One of the nation's largest teachers unions is authorizing its members to strike if their schools plan to reopen without proper safety measures in the middle of the global pandemic.