Education Department

Education Department

A dark-skinned demonstrator holds up a sign that says "President Biden: thank you for canceling student debt."
Sep 30, 2022
In another development, six states sue the Biden administration over the loan-forgiveness plan.


September 5, 2017
The agency this week quietly ended a collaboration with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to share information about student loan complaints.
August 2, 2017
Education secretary plans to shake up student loan servicing again. The department remains committed to single website for student borrowers.
July 26, 2017
Associate and four-year degrees lead to a growing share of well-paying jobs, study finds, as struggles increase for workers with only a high school credential.
July 20, 2017
Federal officials won’t grasp the complexity of the debate over campus sexual violence without hearing from those who understand it best: student affairs professionals, Lee Burdette Williams argues.
June 23, 2017
Education Department offers glimpse at its efforts to ease burden of federal rules and asks for suggestions of which to end.
June 20, 2017
Claude Pressnell, apparent choice as assistant secretary for postsecondary education, removes himself from consideration, further stalling efforts to fill leadership ranks at the Education Department.
April 13, 2017
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos makes first official announcement of key aides, many of them in acting capacities and including some controversial choices.
April 12, 2017
New federal memorandum rescinds previous guidance governing selection of loan servicers, removing some consumer protections.
April 10, 2017
Researchers say removal of an IRS tool for financial aid applicants may have slowed FAFSA submissions, while college aid groups warn that affected students could already be losing out on aid.
April 3, 2017
With a federal government that now appears sympathetic to for-profit colleges, city officials in Milwaukee seek to block institutions that violate Obama-era regulations.


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