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.
By PBS NewsHour
Summertime is supposed to be fun for children and families, but for millions, the absence of free school meals or discounted lunches is a cause for worry. Special correspondent Lisa Stark of Education Week reports from Nebraska on how food…
History and journalism teacher David Cutler explains how he helps students discern fact from deception with a lesson from the Revolutionary War.
An all-girls team from Afghanistan finally reached the U.S. to participate in a robotics competition. Their visas were denied twice by American officials until public pushback prompted President Trump to intervene. Special correspondent Kavitha Cardoza talks with some of the…
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