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A crowd opposing the Michigan billionaire’s bid to become education secretary gathered at the Capitol on Sunday; more than a million others have written to Congress with concerns.
A U.S. history teacher analyzes some of Trump's rhetoric.
A college counselor explains why more than a third of them do.
Some students, scholars are stranded outside U.S., schools say.
Experts say Republican control could lead to an expansion of vouchers, a potential shift in federal resources.
DeVos vows to uphold IDEA — but then plugs voucher program that forces students to sign away rights under the law.
Students who major in general business and marketing are more likely to be unemployed or underemployed. They also earn less than those in more math-focused business majors, such as finance and accounting.
Thousands of academics sign on to a petition denouncing President Trump's executive order temporarily halting admission of refugees to the U.S.
The girl’s mother says school officials told her a man found her wandering and took her back to Wheatley Education Campus.
In responding to student demands, Wallace D. Loh says designation is unnecessary because "we already provide all the protections and support allowed under the law."
It’s clear that Betsy DeVos is not qualified for the job of @usedgov Sec., & I will not be supporting her nomination https://t.co/3cXbnzXCvD — Sen. Al Franken (@SenFranken) January 19, 2017 Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) told Rachel Maddow on her MSNBC show Thursday night that no Democrat will vote to confirm Betsy DeVos, the Michigan […]
Two universities have been added to the list of schools under investigation for their handling of complaints of sexual violence.
Burwell was director of OMB and later the secretary of health and human services, an unusual background for a university president.
DeVos explains her commitment to federal laws protecting students with disabilities after stumbling on a question about it during her confirmation hearing.
Sen. Tim Scott's bill aims to give students with disabilities, military kids and low-income children in D.C. greater access to private schools.
Republican governor picks Common Core critic.
Education Department said it corrected a coding error in the Scorecard that undercounted people who did not pay down the balance on their undergraduate student loans, but it took five months.
Choice supporters don't much like to talk about this.
Researchers see early gender bias in girls as young as 6, which could have a lifelong impact.
The attorney for the San Diego teen said, “Something like this never should have happened to a 14-year-old girl just entering high school.”