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By Collin Binkley, Aamer Madhani, Associated Press
If approved, Cardona would oversee an Education Department that employs thousands and has an annual budget of more than $60 billion. He would also oversee the agency’s $1.5 trillion student loan portfolio.
By Collin Binkley, Associated Press
Addressing the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on education will be among some of the most urgent issues facing President-elect Joe Biden when he takes office.
By Candice Norwood
In the lawsuit filed Tuesday, the attorneys general of California and Michigan say the department run by Secretary Betsy DeVos is attempting to take pandemic relief funds away from K-12 public schools and divert them to private schools.
By Olga R. Rodriguez, David Eggert, Associated Press
The U.S. Education Department has opened investigations into foreign funding at Georgetown University and Texas A&M University as part of a broader push to monitor international money flowing to American colleges.
The government promised public service workers their debt could be erased if they made payments for 10 years, but officials have largely failed to deliver.
By Beth Kobliner
The No.1 worry for high schoolers applying to college is student debt, according to a recent survey from The Princeton Review.
By Gretchen Frazee
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is scheduled to testify before the Senate Appropriations subcommittee Thursday.
Letters sent to the schools Monday and obtained by The Associated Press say the department is conducting a "preliminary investigation" to determine whether they violated federal laws or rules surrounding the management of federal student aid.
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.
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