The move by the education secretary has become a flashpoint in a broader debate over the regulation of for-profit colleges.
Citing a "holistic" approach to school safety, a federal commission led by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has released proposals on student mental health, cyber bullying and discipline. For different perspectives on the report, Amna Nawaz talks to Catherine Lhamon, former…
By Collin Binkley, Associated Press
President Donald Trump's school safety commission is proposing a rollback of Obama-era guidance that was meant to curb racial disparities in school discipline.
The idea of the TEACH Grant program was simple: Teachers got a grant to pay for college or graduate school, and in exchange they agreed to teach for four years where they're needed. But an investigation by NPR found that…
By Associated Press
Civil rights leaders are condemning a new school district policy requiring background checks for parents visiting their children's Reno-area schools, warning the discriminatory practice could have a chilling effect on immigrant families.
By Victoria Pasquantonio
A new curriculum aims to instill in young people a love of flying, which could be key to driving more skilled workers into the field.
By Jeffrey Brown
Only 1 in 20 college degrees awarded today are in the humanities or liberal arts, as a perception persists that these fields don't provide marketable skills for students entering the workforce. But is this theory true? For our Future of…
By Associated Press
News outlets report that the Virginia's West Point School Board voted unanimously Thursday to dismiss teacher Peter Vlaming after a four-hour hearing that drew an overflow crowd.
By Gretchen Frazee
In a world where not only universities, but private companies, are getting into the education game, the pressure to keep up with an ever-changing work landscape is stronger than ever.
As automation spreads through the American economy, experts say its impacts will be uneven. Key factors in determining that effect include geography and race, but likely even more important is education. With the rapid pace of technological evolution, will job…
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