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She's long been a supporter of public education.
The Massachusetts senator is raising concerns about Betsey DeVos' qualifications to be Secretary of Education .
Investors are betting that Trump will make the student loan industry super-rich again. But given the incoming President’s consistent rhetoric about the squeeze of student debt on young people across the country, this bet could go badly.
They argue that she is an ideological extremist with a record of undermining public schools.
Watch members of Georgia Tech's swim team swim a relay race — in fresh powder.
Many new graduates use credit recovery, a shortcut with no significant research behind it.
A decline in enrollment and costly programs are leaving a projected shortfall of $25 million next year. Antwan Wilson says it’s a function of the normal budgeting process.
The handheld LED stop signs are designed to help crossing guards alert drivers to children.
The former teacher was looking for the best placement for her daughter, who has dyslexia, in Maryland and discovered something she thought was shocking.
Trump’s education pick is one of several wealthy Cabinet nominees whose required vetting is not yet complete.
Also: 'How in the name of all that’s moldy did this poem wind up on a proficiency test?'
Her confirmation hearing is scheduled for Jan. 11.
The change in law comes as part of a broader overhaul of the state’s criminal code.
Thomas J. LeBlanc, the University of Miami provost, will take the helm at GW.
She spoke to school counselors — at an event to honor the 2017 National Counselor of the Year — and students at the White House.
She is leaving her editorial position at The 74, an education news and advocacy site.
"If you're not in health, you're not a player," says university President John Simon
Georgetown associate professor Christine Fair called Asra Q. Nomani's appeal to her employer a “very dangerous trend.”
It was an emotional conclusion to a pointed speech that seemed to allude to concerns and fears about President-elect Donald Trump — without ever mentioning him by name.
Experiences with free college programs in other states suggests that the Cuomo plan will help low-income students cope with living expenses by galvanizing action from the colleges and universities.