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By Maria Danilova, Associated Press
A federal court ruled last month that Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' decision to delay the regulation, known as borrower defense, was unlawful and that the rule should go into effect. The department had until next Tuesday to respond.
By Paul Fain, Inside Higher Ed
The Education Department is recommending restoring a controversial college accrediting agency, giving it a year to resolve remaining concerns.
For years the for-profit college sector boomed, but consumer complaints about fraud led the Obama administration to crack down: Two major for-profit chains were closed, and new regulations provided more forgiveness for student debt. Recently, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos…
The Education Department says it is weighing whether to allow states to use federal funds to purchase guns for schools, prompting a storm of criticism from Democratic lawmakers and educators.
By Collin Binkley, Associated Press
DeVos' proposal represents the Education Department's second planned rollback of a major Obama-era rule in a matter of weeks.
By Sarah Schwartz, Education Week
Conservative, free-market groups across the country have launched campaigns aimed at persuading teachers to drop out of their unions, in the aftermath of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that will put a dent in unions’ finances and membership numbers.
The Trump administration is rescinding an Obama-era policy that called for considering race in college admissions. The Departments of Justice and Education announced that they'll advocate "race-neutral" admissions instead. Judy Woodruff learns more from Marcia Coyle of The National Law…
By Maria Danilova and Richard Lardner, Associated Press
The for-profit college industry is struggling under the weight of declining enrollment, stiff competition from traditional universities and a battered image.
The Education Department has begun notifying some former Corinthian Colleges students that it will forgive only one-half or less of their federal student loans, even though the students were defrauded by the now-defunct schools.
By Sarah Butrymowicz, The Hechinger Report
France’s system is a cautionary tale of how a country can offer an expansive private school choice system, but still fail to achieve equity.
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