The Trump administration is pushing to make college costs and outcomes more transparent, as an alternative to regulating institutions. But some of the data is inaccessible and inaccurate, and much is provided by colleges and universities with little independent oversight.
By Jon Marcus, The Hechinger Report
The plan aims to redirect $1.9 billion from a Pell Grant surplus to jumpstart other projects, primarily a NASA initiative to put astronauts back on the moon.
By Collin Binkley, Associated Press
DeVos is expected to speak around 12:15 p.m. Watch live here.
By Colin Brinkley, Associated press, Laurie Kellman, Associated Press
The Department of Education will still roll out a website through which borrowers can repay their loans, regardless of their provider.
By Andrew Kreighbaum, Inside Higher Ed
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 Colin Brinkley, Associated press
The U.S. Education Department has not approved any applications for student-loan forgiveness in cases of possible fraud since President Donald Trump took office, according to records sent to an Illinois senator.
By Shaun M. Dougherty, The Conversation
What are the consequences of President Trump's proposed cuts to educational spending?…
In September, for-profit technical institute ITT Tech declared bankruptcy and closed its 130 campuses, after the Department of Education said it could no longer admit students who relied on federal funds to attend. The DOE cited accreditation problems and concerns…
The third and final installment in NewsHour education special correspondent John Merrow's series looks at how some of the country's best teachers are dealing with the No Child Left Behind law.
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