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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.”
We must dispel the theory that critical thinking can only be taught or learned at four-year institutions.
Union officials said they were surprised and gratified by the response.
DeVos's Senate hearing performance was disqualifying, says the dean of U-Va.' s education school.
Kevin MaBone shook his head, smiled and drove off with his gifts. He went all the way to a federal courthouse for sentencing on old embezzlement charges.
The Loudoun County School Board voted down two measures that would affirm protections for LGBT employees.
Two orthodontists used scientists' eyes to identify unsigned works by Old Masters and build an important collection, now donated to the University of North Carolina's Ackland Art Museum.