DeVos has been a loyal lieutenant to President Trump, a hero to school choice advocates and a villain to defrauded student loan borrowers.
Five states and the District of Columbia have accused the Trump administration of trying to unlawfully divert COVID-19 relief funds from public schools to private schools.
Education officials are trying to figure out what the next school year is going to look like.
The Ivy League schools have been singled out in a federal crackdown on institutions of higher learning for allegedly not reporting hundreds of millions of dollars in foreign donations.
The bill comes as the U.S. Department of Education is nearing the end of a lengthy rule-making process to revise rules that govern how universities that receive federal funding handle sexual assault.
The senators urged the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to do more to examine problems with a troubled loan forgiveness program, citing an investigative story by NPR this week.
A new lawsuit claims tens of thousands of borrowers are still waiting for the Department of Education to erase their debt — about $250 million — as it was ordered to do last month.
From teachers running for office to ballot measures that can add billions to public education, here's our guide to how the issue is playing out.
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