The Education Department is cancelling $10.8 million in student loan debt for students at...

More than 1,500 former students at two shuttered schools will get a fresh start on their finances after the U.S. Department of Education said it will void their student loans. The department will cancel approximately...

What Is the Socratic Method That Law Schools Use?

ONE OF THE KEY distinctions between college and law school is the way classes are taught, and legal education experts say aspiring lawyers need to mentally prepare themselves for the intensity of a typical...

Betsy DeVos Is Fabricating History to Sell a Bad Education Policy

What the education secretary gets wrong about workforce training in public schools In a speech last week to the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos made her latest pitch for a radical...

Poll: Americans want Congress to reduce student debt, improve K-12 funding

Americans in a new poll of education priorities say they have a couple of top assignments for the new Congress — slash student debt and boost funding for public schools. The majority of Americans —...

Teachers quit their jobs in record numbers during 2018

Skimpy budgets, low pay and public disrespect is prompting educators to abandon the classroom in droves Citing low pay, widespread disrespect and potential opportunities in other fields, frustrated public-school teachers walked away from their classrooms...

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...

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