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DeVos Rolls Back Obama Title IX Rules on Campus Sexual Assault

by Catherine Morris | September 24, 2017
The Trump administration drew back Title IX guidance on campus sexual misconduct on Friday, rep [...] Read more

Former Obama Officials Launch Legal Group to Challenge DeVos

by Maria Danilova, Associated Press | September 21, 2017
WASHINGTON — A group of Obama administration officials is starting a legal aid organization t [...] Read more

Expert Wants Institutions to Track Racial Data in Title IX Proceedings

by Catherine Morris | September 14, 2017
According to Ben Trachtenberg, associate professor at the University of Missouri School of Law, [...] Read more

White House Says HBCU Summit Still On Despite Reports

by Darlene Superville, Associated Press | September 7, 2017
WASHINGTON — A mid-September conference on historically Black colleges and universities (HBCU [...] 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 Department Derided, Praised for Student Loan Protection ‘Pause’

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | July 10, 2017
The U.S. Department of Education drew both scorn and praise Monday at a public hearing on its p [...] Read more

Lawsuits Rain on DeVos Over Delayed Student Loan Protections

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | July 6, 2017
Two advocacy groups and 19 state attorneys general slammed Education Secretary Betsy DeVos with [...] Read more

Promised College Loan Forgiveness, Borrowers Wait and Wait

by Collin Binkley, Associated Press | June 26, 2017
BOSTON — Danielle Ramos’ student-debt nightmare was supposed to be over. Like thousands of [...] 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

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

Morehouse Interim President Taggart Dies

by Catherine Morris | June 8, 2017
The Morehouse College community woke on Thursday morning to the news that William Taggart, inte [...] Read more

Senators Take DeVos to Task Over Proposed Budget

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | June 6, 2017
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos appeared before a Senate education subcommittee Tuesday [...] Read more