In a policy directive, the department said discrimination based on a student's sexual orientation or gender identity will be treated as a violation of federal sex discrimination law.
By Collin Binkley, Associated Press
The Biden administration said it is approving 18,000 loan forgiveness claims from former students of ITT Technical Institute.
By Associated Press
Across the country, more than 60 colleges have closed or merged since 2016. The COVID-19 pandemic put further financial pressure on colleges and students alike. But one college in Unity, Maine is seeing record enrollment by offering students various learning…
By Jeffrey Brown, Mike Fritz
Here’s a look at five different series of data that offer a snapshot about how the nation is recovering from COVID-19 and what work is left to be done.
By Laura Santhanam, Megan McGrew
This week, we heard the case against President Biden's plan to create free tuition for community college students nationwide. And now, we hear from John King, former U.S. secretary of education under President Obama, who is seeking the Democratic nomination…
By Associated Press
There is no real debate among lawmakers on Capitol Hill about whether college athletes should be permitted to monetize their name, image and likeness, but there was a renewed request from the NCAA to help sort the issues.
Seventeen states in the U.S. now offer free community college tuition, and existing programs cover tuition for many students. But President Biden wants to make that happen nationwide. This week we'll explore both sides of the debate over free community…
By Frances D'Emilio, Associated Press
Pope Francis on Sunday expressed his pain over the discovery in Canada of the remains of 215 Indigenous students of church-run residential schools and pressed religious and political authorities to shed light on “this sad affair.” But he didn’t offer…
By Muriel Betsina, Global Reporting Centre
Canadians are demanding answers after unmarked graves of Indigenous children were found on the grounds of a former residential boarding school in British Columbia. Similar schools existed across Canada and the U.S. aimed at “assimilating” Native peoples by removing them…
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