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Tag: U.S. Department of Education

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...

Education Department Launches Free Speech Hotline for Higher Ed Community

During a December 8 meeting, the U.S. Department of Education announced a new national free speech hotline email where individuals can report First Amendment...

Veterans’ Groups Speak Out as Education Department, Consumer Financial Protections Bureau...

Dozens of organizations serving veterans, service members, and their families have been urging the federal government to reconsider its plans to reduce financial protections...

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....

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...

Education Department to Open Pell Grant Opportunities to High School Students

The U.S. Department of Education announced this week that it will begin a pilot program to give high school students earlier access to Pell...