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DeVos to Review Rejected College Prep Grants Applications

by Amy Beth Hanson, Associated Press | May 24, 2017
The U.S. Department of Education will reconsider awarding grants to dozens of programs that hel [...] Read more

Experts: Trump Budget a Crushing Blow to Low-income Students

by A.K. Brunini | May 23, 2017
Higher education experts were reeling amid the release of President Donald Trump’s newly rele [...] Read more

Swygert: Loan Servicing Change Could Rock HBCUs

by Reginald Stuart | May 21, 2017
Any wrong turn, albeit well intentioned, could further jeopardize the fragile state of HBCUs, D [...] Read more

Senate Democrats Question Role of DeVos Advisory Group

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | February 26, 2017
The letter asks Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to clarify how the task force — reportedly [...] Read more

Court Rules Against Accrediting Agency of ITT Tech, Corinthian Colleges

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | February 21, 2017
The Accrediting Council on Independent Colleges and Schools — the accrediting agency that had [...] Read more

DeVos Nomination in Trouble as 2 GOP Senators Announce Dissent

by Maria Danilova, Associated Press | February 1, 2017
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s nomination of school choice advocate Betsy DeVos as education s [...] Read more

DeVos Calls for Higher Ed Reset at Factious Hearing

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | January 18, 2017
In a contentious Senate confirmation hearing in which Democrats cast her as unqualified to be s [...] Read more

Dean: I was Asked to Step Down at Charlotte School of Law

by Associated Press | January 10, 2017
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The academic dean at the Charlotte School of Law is stepping down. The Char [...] Read more

Feds: More than 800 Career Programs Failing Their Grads

by Collin Binkley, Associated Press | January 9, 2017
Hundreds of programs at for-profit colleges are at risk of losing federal funding unless their [...] Read more

Sen. Warren Troubled by Trump Pick for Education Secretary

by Steve LeBlanc, Associated Press |
BOSTON — U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she’s troubled by the record of Donald Trump&# [...] Read more

Dept. of Education Cuts Charlotte School of Law Lifeline

by Catherine Morris | December 19, 2016
The Education Department announced Monday that it would deny Charlotte School of Law access to [...] Read more

Report: True Cost of Federal Student Loan Forgiveness $100B

by Catherine Morris | December 1, 2016
The Government Accountability Office said that the federal student loans tied to income will ha [...] Read more

Experts Wary of Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim |
Though early, the new appointee’s track record of supporting privatization of education and l [...] Read more

Education Department Graduate Earnings Data Rekindles Controversy

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | November 17, 2016
New data shows graduates from public undergraduate certificate programs earn an average $9,000 [...] Read more

Department of Education Officials Recount Gains as Uncertainty Looms

by Catherine Morris | November 16, 2016
What the future holds for U.S. Department of Education initiatives and the higher education sec [...] Read more