Education Jan 04

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What will be Obama’s lasting education legacy?

President Obama and his former education secretary Arne Duncan exercised more power and influence over education policy than many predecessors. The administration placed a focus on testing, trying it to federal funding. In higher education, he emphasized the importance of…

Education Aug 17

Billions in Pell Grants go to students who never graduate

A Hechinger Report analysis of Pell grant graduation rate data from a cross section of colleges and universities suggests that billions of dollars in taxpayer-funded Pell grants nationwide go to students who never earn degrees.

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