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She visited an elementary school at the Army post in North Carolina.
People who ran out of Pell grant funding before their colleges closed could soon have some of the money restored.
Two Virginia schools seek single point of entry for admissions, financial aid and advising.
CityBridge Education will award funds to help retool low-performing schools and open new ones.
Schools in the city were open this morning after a two-hour delay.
She displayed some humor, unlike the president.
Here's what she said — and what the Every Student Succeeds Act says.
A new analysis reveals the number of people severely behind on repaying student loan debt has soared in the last year.
University officials called the signs "offensive" and were working to remove them from campus Monday
The auditor took stock of UDC's progress in achieving one of five goals the university set forth in an ambitious 2014 cost savings plan.
The education secretary spoke at the annual conference of the Council of the Great City Schools.
Judges decide that a standardized reading test is the most valid way to decide whether third-graders should move to fourth grade.
It is vital that universities continue to serve as incubators for cross-cultural exposure and communication, an American University faculty member writes.
Ninth in a series about winners in the Schools of Opportunities project, which recognizes schools that seek to close opportunity gaps through research-based strategies.
KIPP charters are part of a movement overturning old ways of getting the best educators.
A House committee just approved a new bill on vouchers — but the Republicans on the panel declined to protect the civil rights of two groups of students.
Why go to college? A viewpoint from an enrollment chief.
Their parents had clear paths to start careers. Now, it's far more complex.
The 1901 constitution has been changed numerous times, but this racist language still stands.
Education secretary Betsy DeVos had said teachers at the school were in “receive mode.”