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Federal Student Loan Repayment Freeze Extended Through January

The U.S. Department of Education recently announced an extension for the federal student loan repayment, interest, and collections pause, which will continue through January 31, 2022....

Education Department Defends Transgender Students Under Title IX Protections

The U.S. Department of Education announced this week that Title IX protections, which prohibit sex-based discrimination, extend to transgender and other LGBTQ students. “We just...

Justice Department to Defend Anti-LGBTQ Policy at Religious Schools

In a 12-page court document filed on Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) said it can “vigorously” defend a policy that allows private, federally funded...

Education Department Seeks Public Input on Title IX Changes

The Biden administration plans to hold a hearing to solicit public input on changes to Title IX regulations, the Department of Education announced in...

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 Nominee Miguel Cardona Testifies at Senate Confirmation Hearing

Education Secretary nominee Miguel Cardona gave testimony about his plans for reopening schools and other top educational priorities during a hearing on Wednesday before...