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By Sarah Butrymowicz, The Hechinger Report
Betsy DeVos’s school choice ideas are a reality in Sweden, where student performance has suffered. In the second of a three-part series, find out how school choice works in other parts of the world.
By Maria Danilova, Associated Press
Last year, DeVos said Obama-era directives had "weaponized" the Education Department and were unfairly skewed against those accused of assault.
Students who were defrauded by the for-profit Corinthian Colleges may not get their loans forgiven entirely, the Education Department announced Wednesday, in a reversal of the Obama administration policy of wiping out the debt.
WASHINGTON — The Education Department wants to narrow the scope of civil rights investigations at schools, focusing on individual complaints rather than systemic problems, according to a document obtained by The Associated Press.
The Education Department is considering only partially forgiving federal loans for students defrauded by for-profit colleges, according to department officials, abandoning the Obama administration's policy of erasing that debt.
By Saher Khan
The 24-hour news cycle is filled with politics coverage, but not everything gets the attention it deserves. Here are five politics stories you may have missed in the past week.
The report comes as Education Secretary Betsy DeVos rewrites rules that had been put in place by the Obama administration to protect students who said they were defrauded by their for-profit colleges.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has said the Obama rules were unfairly skewed against the students accused of assault.
By Colin Brinkley, Associated press, Laurie Kellman, Associated Press
DeVos is expected to speak around 12:15 p.m. Watch live here.
As schools struggle to raise high school graduation rates and close the persistent achievement gap for minority and low-income students, many educators tout digital technology in the classroom as a way forward.
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