Anger Over Ed Dept Mulling Federal Money For Guns In SchoolsThe Education Department said Thursday that it is weighing whether to allow states to use federal funds to purchase guns for schools.
Academia Faces Its Own Reckoning Over Harassment AllegationsAcademia - like Hollywood, the media and Congress - is facing its own #MeToo movement over allegations of sexual misconduct.
Rules To Help Defrauded Students Clear Loans Being RevisedThe Education Department says it will change two Obama-era rules governing student loan forgiveness in cases involving fraud and misconduct by universities.
New Rules Aim To Help Students Clear Loans In Cases Of FraudThe Obama administration is issuing new rules meant to help students get their federal loans erased in cases where there's been fraud and misconduct by their schools.
Trouble Remains Following Failed For-Profit Schools' RevivalWhen one of the country's largest for-profit college companies failed in 2014, the Education Department faced a choice. It could shut down the college, incurring a $1 billion loss to taxpayers and sending students scrambling, or it could find someone to take the school off its hands.
Texas High School Graduation Rates Same As Last YearThe Education Department says high school graduation rates for most states continue to improve except in Texas and seven other states wherein it’s the same.