Posts tagged: Department of Education - Diverse
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Federal System Adds Transfer, Part-time Student Data to Mix

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | October 12, 2017 A longstanding effort to include more information about outcomes for transfer and part-time stu Read more

Student Loan Default Rate Rises Slightly

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | September 27, 2017
The portion of students defaulting on their federal student loans inched up 11.3 to 11.5 percen [...] Read more

Handling of Sexual Violence Examined at Hampton U., William and Mary

by Associated Press | September 25, 2017
HAMPTON, Va. — Federal officials are investigating the handling of campus sexual violence at [...] Read more

Organizations Call for DeVos to Halt Student Loan Policy Changes

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | September 19, 2017
The regulatory changes being pursued by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos in the student [...] Read more

DeVos Met With Experts Before Postponing HBCU Week Conference

by Gia Savage | September 5, 2017
Prior to last Friday’s announcement of the postponement of the annual White House Initiative [...] Read more

White House Initiative on HBCUs Conference Postponed Amid Key Groups’ Concerns

by Joseph Hong | September 4, 2017
The Department of Education announced on Friday that the annual national conference of historic [...] Read more

Lawmakers Press Justice Dept. on Intentions Regarding Higher Ed Inclusion

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | August 21, 2017
Several Democratic lawmakers are pressing the Trump administration for clarity on the question [...] Read more

In Letter to Staff, DeVos Condemns Charlottesville Violence

by Maria Danlova, Associated Press | August 17, 2017
WASHINGTON — Facing criticism over her muted response to the violence in Charlottesville, Vir [...] Read more

DeVos: ‘Work To Be Done’ on Title IX

by Catherine Morris | July 13, 2017
Title IX guidance around sexual assault on college campuses appears to be in for an update, acc [...] Read more

Education Champion Out to Conquer Disparity

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | June 28, 2017
After the bitter presidential election of 2016, then-U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King J [...] Read more

Student Loan Servicer Navient Fights Back as States Eye Protections

by Marina Villeneuve, Associated Press | June 21, 2017
AUGUSTA, Maine — The nation’s largest servicer of federal student loans has lobbied aga [...] Read more

DeVos Plans to Name Financial Services Exec as Student Aid Boss

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | June 20, 2017
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos said Tuesday she plans to appoint Dr. Arthur Wayne John [...] Read more

Civil Rights Advocates: Scaling Back Higher Ed Investigations ‘an Injustice’

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | June 19, 2017
A U.S. Department of Education memo that suggests a more narrow approach to civil rights invest [...] Read more

Advocacy Groups Pan DeVos Rollback of For-profit College Regulations

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | June 14, 2017
Several advocacy groups on Wednesday assailed a U.S. Department of Education plan to roll back [...] Read more

Women’s Advocates Sue Department of Education Over Title IX Data

by A.K. Brunini | June 13, 2017
The National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) sued the Department of Education on Monday in an effor [...] Read more
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