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Education Nov 08Facing lawsuit, DeVos erases student loans for 1,500
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Friday said she will forgive certain student loans for more than 1,500 borrowers who attended a pair of for-profit colleges that shut down last year.
Education Oct 22Lori Loughlin, other parents charged again in college scheme
In this case, they're accused of paying to get their children admitted to the University of Southern California.
Nation Oct 01Judge rules Harvard is not discriminating against Asian Americans in admissions process
U.S. District Judge Allison D. Burroughs said in her decision that Harvard's admissions process is "not perfect" but passes constitutional muster.
Nation Sep 05Michigan State University fined $4.6 million in Nassar case
The Education Department is fining Michigan State University for failing to respond to sexual assault complaints against Dr. Larry Nassar.
Politics Jun 162020 race brings free college back to the national stage
At least 18 of the Democratic party’s 23 presidential contenders have come out in support of some version of free college.
Education Jun 13Trump administration reviewing foreign funding at U.S. colleges
The U.S. Education Department has opened investigations into foreign funding at Georgetown University and Texas A&M University as part of a broader push to monitor international money flowing to American colleges.
Politics May 20DeVos used personal emails for work in ‘limited’ cases, federal investigators say
An internal Education Department watchdog says Secretary Betsy DeVos has sometimes used personal email accounts for government business and did not always save the messages properly.
Education May 14Trump plan to dip into Pell Grant reserves for NASA funding draws backlash
The plan aims to redirect $1.9 billion from a Pell Grant surplus to jumpstart other projects, primarily a NASA initiative to put astronauts back on the moon.
Education May 06DeVos says she thinks teacher strikes ‘ultimately hurt kids’
Teachers from West Virginia to California have gone on strike this year to protest a variety of issues, including low pay and large classroom sizes.
Education Apr 29Lawmakers debate future of loan relief for public workers
The government promised public service workers their debt could be erased if they made payments for 10 years, but officials have largely failed to deliver.