The Trump administration has held up the implementation of Obama-era rules that would have allowed student borrowers to have their debt erased if they had been victims of fraud by for-profit schools. Now 18 states and the District of Columbia…
By Sophie Quinton, Stateline
While President Donald Trump and state lawmakers around the country extol the benefits of apprenticeships — and put money behind grants and tax credits to encourage private sector companies to offer them — some state agencies are creating their own…
By Morgan Lee, Associated Press
New Mexico this year became the first to outlaw school meal shaming. Several other states are weighing similar laws.
By Sarah D. Sparks, Education Week
Some districts are taking steps to help students better cope with test anxiety and other stresses of school.
By PBS NewsHour
By Jake Murray, The Conversation
Elite public schools that use entrance exams in the admissions process promote inequity, especially for black and Latino students.
In 30 states, geographic communities can legally break away from large public school districts and form their own. As a result, a growing number of white and wealthier neighborhoods are creating their own schools and siphoning property taxes away from…
As universities have started paying close attention to the internet presence of prospective students, high schools have also begun cracking down, sometimes hiring outside companies to police social media posts for bullying or abusive language. But monitoring raises other problems,…
By Jessica Huseman and Annie Waldman, ProPublica
Previously unannounced directives will limit the Department of Justice’s use of a storied civil rights enforcement tool, and loosen the Department of Education’s requirements on investigations.
By Maria Danilova, Associated Press
The Education Department announced Wednesday that it will change two key Obama-era rules governing student loan forgiveness in cases involving fraud and misconduct by universities.
Support Provided By: Learn more
Educate your inbox. Subscribe to ‘Here's the Deal,’ our politics newsletter
Support for Education Provided By: