Omarosa: DeVos said black college students lack the ‘capacity to understand’ her agenda

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos allegedly said the students who booed her May 2017 commencement speech at a historically black college didn't have the "capacity to understand" what she wants to accomplish, according to the...

Besty DeVos is in Switzerland instead of at her School Safety Commission’s public listening...

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos won’t be around Wednesday to attend the first public “listening session” hosted by the new federal school safety commission, which she chairs. She’s in Switzerland. According to a release from her department,...

On unemployment, Trump was born on third base, thinks he hit a triple

Those who visit the White House’s online homepage right now are greeted with a headline that happens to be true: “Unemployment Falls Below 4 Percent for the First Time Since 2000.” Those who click...

Yale University Votes to Rescind Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree

The Yale University Board of Trustees has voted to rescind Bill Cosby's honorary degree after the comedian was found guilty on sexual assault charges on Thursday. Cosby was convicted on three counts of aggravated assault...

‘They’ve given us a raise and nothing for students

'They've given us a raise and nothing for students': Teacher walkout shows no sign of ending Educators stand fast; TPS closed again Wednesday Oklahoma’s teacher walkout and Capitol protest showed no signs of stopping after a...

Foreign visas plunge under Trump

The United States is granting fewer visitor visas to people from around the world — not just Muslims — as President Donald Trump ratchets up his anti-immigration rhetoric. By one measure, the U.S. granted 13...

These Are The Transgender Students Whom The Education Department Abandoned

These transgender students hoped the Department of Education would help them. Instead, they were rejected. At least three school districts around the country are continuing to enforce potentially hostile restroom policies for transgender students after...

Education Dept. Reports Big Uptick In Complaints

Schools See Major Uptick In Racial Harassment, New Data Suggests It’s “distressingly unsurprising,” one former Education Department official says. The U.S. Department of Education’s civil rights division saw a significant increase in the number of complaints...

Why this economist thinks public education is mostly pointless

Spoiler alert: We disagree. I’m not a libertarian, but I love debating libertarians. Case in point: Bryan Caplan. Caplan is an economics professor at George Mason University and the author of a new book, The Case...

Education Dept to test putting federal aid on debit cards

The Education Department will be launching a pilot program to place financial aid dollars on debit cards — a move that would allow officials to track how that federal aid is being spent. The program,...

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