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U.S. to Help Remove Debt Burden for Students Defrauded by For-Profit Chain

The settlement could affect more than 36,000 students, many of whom are low-income, immigrant women.
Betsy DeVos Says She Will Rewrite Rules on Campus Sex Assault

Betsy DeVos Says She Will Rewrite Rules on Campus Sex Assault

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos spoke on Thursday at George Mason University about coming changes to campus sexual-assault policies.
Right and Left React to Betsy DeVos’s Changes to Campus Sex Assault Rules

Right and Left React to Betsy DeVos’s Changes to Campus Sex Assault Rules

Education Secretary Betsy Devos discussed the proposed new rules on the handling of campus sexual assault cases last week.
Federal Inquiry of Charlotte Law School Is Disclosed by Suit

Federal Inquiry of Charlotte Law School Is Disclosed by Suit

Charlotte School of Law, a for-profit school, shut its doors last month.
Betsy DeVos Reverses Obama-era Policy on Campus Sexual Assault Investigations

Betsy DeVos Reverses Obama-era Policy on Campus Sexual Assault Investigations

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos delivering a speech in Washington this week. On Friday she rescinded Obama-era guidelines on campus sexual assault investigations.
Betsy DeVos’s Schedule Shows Focus on Religious and Nontraditional Schools

Betsy DeVos’s Schedule Shows Focus on Religious and Nontraditional Schools

Betsy DeVos, the education secretary, in September in Grand Rapids, Mich. Her calendar is sprinkled with meetings with religious leaders as well as leading national advocates of vouchers and charter
Texas Illegally Excluded Thousands From Special Education, Federal Officials Say

Texas Illegally Excluded Thousands From Special Education, Federal Officials Say

Federal regulators said Thursday that Texas’s decision to set a “target” for the maximum percentage of students who should receive special education services violated federal laws.
Texas Illegally Excluded Thousands From Special Education, Federal Officials Say

Texas Illegally Excluded Thousands From Special Education, Federal Officials Say

Federal regulators said Thursday that Texas’s decision to set a “target” for the maximum percentage of students who should receive special education services violated federal laws.
An Advocate for Israel Draws Fire as He Nears Confirmation to Civil Rights Post

An Advocate for Israel Draws Fire as He Nears Confirmation to Civil Rights Post

Kenneth L. Marcus is President Trump’s nominee to serve as the next assistant secretary for civil rights in the Education Department.
An Advocate for Israel Draws Fire as He Nears Confirmation to Civil Rights Post

An Advocate for Israel Draws Fire as He Nears Confirmation to Civil Rights Post

Kenneth L. Marcus is President Trump’s nominee to serve as the next assistant secretary for civil rights in the Education Department.
Loan Program Plans to Offer Students Prepaid Bank Cards

Loan Program Plans to Offer Students Prepaid Bank Cards

The Education Department views prepaid cards for students who have extra loan money as a cost-efficient way to give them a banklike product, but some consumer advocates said the effort was overly
Union Leaders Protesting DeVos Are Left Out in the Cold

Union Leaders Protesting DeVos Are Left Out in the Cold

The teachers’ union leaders Randi Weingarten, right, and Lily Eskelsen García, center, outside the Department of Education building on Thursday.
In Her Words: Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Assesses a Year on the Job

In Her Words: Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Assesses a Year on the Job

Betsy DeVos, the secretary of education, at an event in support of Nation School Choice Week on Capitol Hill in January.
What’s in the White House Budget Request?

What’s in the White House Budget Request?

President Trump’s budget proposal would increase military spending by $195 billion over the next two years.
What’s in the White House Budget Request?

What’s in the White House Budget Request?

President Trump’s budget proposal would increase military spending by $195 billion over the next two years.
DeVos and Democrats Urge Congress to Hold Hearings on School Shootings

DeVos and Democrats Urge Congress to Hold Hearings on School Shootings

A memorial in Parkland, Fla., to honor victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
As DeVos Faces Congress, Officials Say She Hid Plans to Overhaul Department

As DeVos Faces Congress, Officials Say She Hid Plans to Overhaul Department

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos tried to withhold details of a sweeping reorganization plan for her department from Congress, staff members say.