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Education Department Cuts Devos’ Formula that Reduced Debt Relief for Defrauded...

The U.S. Department of Education announced during a Thursday press call that it is undoing a Trump-era formula that limited loan forgiveness for students...

Biden’s Education Department Expected to Prioritize Educational Equity

Incoming Education Secretary Miguel Cardona and his predecessor Betsy DeVos could not, in many ways, be more opposite. While DeVos comes from an extremely...

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Resigns

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos submitted a resignation letter on Thursday following Wednesday's insurrection at the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump.  In...

The Battle Over Title IX

Colleges and Universities Contend with Divisive Sexual Misconduct Protocols When it comes to preparing for the fall 2020 semester, America’s colleges and universities face some extreme...

U.S. Department of Education Plans to Overhaul Several College Accreditation Rules

On July 30, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced plans to rewrite several rules concerning the regulation of colleges, universities, and their respective accrediting agencies....

White House Rescinds Obama-Era Rules on Campus Sexual Assault

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced on Friday that the U.S. Department of Education would rescind Title IX regulations and guidance issued by President Barack...

DeVos’ Pick to Lead Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights Sparks...

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced the appointment of Candice Jackson as the new deputy assistant secretary of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office...

DeVos Faces Backlash for HBCU Comments Following White House Meeting with...

Education Secretary Besty DeVos was in hot water this week after stating that historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are “real pioneers when it...

Senate Approves DeVos for Education Secretary in Historic Vote

After a 24-hour standoff in the Senate, Betsy DeVos was confirmed as U.S. secretary of education in an historic vote on Tuesday. She will...

Trump’s Pick for Education Secretary Garners Criticism from Left and Right

President-elect Donald Trump has selected GOP donor and school choice activist Betsy DeVos to serve as head of the U.S. Department of Education under...