When the new federal education law, Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), takes full effect this fall and federal rules in schooling become less prescriptive, how will state education leaders tackle equity for students?…
By Maria Danilova, Associated Press
DeVos, who marks six months in office this week, alienated many African-Americans in February when she described historically black colleges as "real pioneers when it comes to school choice."…
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is considering dialing down federal guidance for how colleges and universities should handle sexual misconduct investigations. The Obama administration issued new requirements in 2011 changing how schools should handle investigations on their campuses, drawing both…
By Sadie Gurman, Associated Press and Maria Danilova, Associated Press
A day after The New York Times reported the department was seeking current attorneys interested in "investigations and possible litigation related to intentional race-based discrimination in college and university admissions," the Justice Department said the job ad was related to…
By Andrew Kreighbaum, Inside Higher Ed
The Department of Education will still roll out a website through which borrowers can repay their loans, regardless of their provider.
By Scott Jaschik, Inside Higher Ed
The Trump administration plans to investigate and sue colleges and universities over admissions practices.
By PBS NewsHour
Flint, Michigan’s superintendent is leading a comprehensive effort to mitigate the effects of lead on his students. Since alarmingly high levels of lead were found two years ago, the school district taken several measures to ensure the crisis wouldn't stand…
Shanti Bhavan, a boarding school in Tamil Nadu in southern India, has provided free education to the poor for 20 years, in exchange for a sense of duty and service to the community once graduates are out in the real…
By Benjamin Herold, Education Week
School principals from across the nation said they're overwhelmed by the dangers of sexting and the developmental, legal and technological aspects of a phenomenon that's moving far faster than their ability to keep up.
By Andrew Ujifusa, Education Week
The back and forth between states and the U.S. Education Department over the new federal K-12 law, the Every Student Succeeds Act, has become more complicated than many had expected.
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