In a resignation letter Thursday, DeVos blamed President Donald Trump for inflaming tensions in the violent assault on the seat of the nation’s democracy.
By Associated Press
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.
By Collin Binkley, Associated Press
Students are still struggling to find spaces in their homes to work, dealing with financial and health crises, and homeschooling their own children or siblings.
By Lilah Burke, Inside Higher Education
He said the recommendation announced Wednesday was driven by increasing evidence that there are lower risks and increased benefits from in-person instruction particularly for the youngest students.
By Don Thompson, Associated Press
By Jon Marcus, The Hechinger Report
The pandemic has accelerated innovation in an industry that’s usually slow to change.
By Candice Norwood
Addressing the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on education will be among some of the most urgent issues facing President-elect Joe Biden when he takes office.
By William Brangham
With many college admissions testing sites closing down during the pandemic, as many as 50 percent of early applications arrived without any test scores this year. That's resulted in some top-ranked schools seeing a surge in applications, but elsewhere, application…
By Andrea Cantora, The Conversation
For the first time since 1994, incarcerated individuals can get federal aid to pay for college. A prison education scholar explains how higher education helps those who have run afoul of the law.
By Associated Press
“Full House” actor Lori Loughlin was released from prison Monday after spending two months behind bars for paying half a million dollars in bribes to get her two daughters into college.
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