Upending the college accreditation process carries huge risks.
Many commenters have raised concerns that the proposal will discourage survivors from coming forward, even in an era when people seem to be speaking out about sexual misconduct more than ever.
The proposed policies could go into effect without requiring a vote from Congress.
An uptick in federal investigations into the mishandling of sexual assault on college campuses has done little to affect applications or donations to universities.
Betsy Devos is leading a movement to roll back the initiatives used by the Obama administration to reduce racial discrimination in school punishments.
The DOE's new programs will also support improvement in English proficiency.
As the government continues to restructure under the Trump administration, the American people continue to hold favorable opinions of federal agencies and departments like the CIA, Federal Reserve, FBI, and EPA.
A spokesperson for the Department of Education said the agency will not consider or investigate complaints filed by transgender students against schools banning them from using bathrooms that match their gender identity.
Betsy DeVos rescinded Obama-era guidelines that pushed colleges and universities to use the lowest legal standard of proof in judging cases of sexual assault or violence.
The Trump administration has quietly removed CCAMPIS, a childcare subsidy for student parents attending college, from its 2018 budget. Over one million student parents' ability to afford childcare hangs in the balance.
More than 30 "disappointed and alarmed" senators penned a letter chastising civil rights enforcement at the Department of Education.
Far-right orthodoxy on education casts students as customers paying for a service. That rhetoric tricks students into chasing bad options.
James Runcie submitted his resignation following an apparent disagreement with Betsy DeVos over his scheduled testimony on improper aid payments.
The cuts are expected to affect 150 positions in the Department of Education.
Accreditation agencies have recently come under fire for failing to keep schools accountable. Now the Education Department is looking to change that.
Classrooms are increasingly diverse—but in terms of the student body, not the teaching workforce. Kaylan Connally and Melissa Tooley examine why we must mind the minority gap.
Traditional colleges and universities have become unlikely allies of the beleaguered for-profit industry as each group tries to fend off the government’s push for more accountability.
That’s the conclusion of a growing number of researchers who argue that 30 years of test scores have not measured a decline in public schools, but are rather a metric of the country’s child poverty and the broadening divide of income inequality.
A new study shows that sexual assaults reported under the Clery Act decline after government audits, suggesting drastic underreporting.