Education Department

Martha Kanter to leave Education Department

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The U.S. under secretary of education, the latest high-ranking Education Department official to leave, plans a return to academe.

List of gainful employment negotiators emerges

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Education Department taps negotiators for gainful employment rule-making. Broad set of viewpoints represented.

Education Department fills two leadership vacancies

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With two announcements, the Education Department begins to fill lingering vacancies on higher education policy.

Education Department releases annual tuition pricing lists

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Education Department releases annual lists of most (and least) expensive colleges.

Obama picks Lhamon to lead Education Department's civil rights office

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Beginning to fill a long list of Education Department vacancies, Catherine Lhamon, a California lawyer, is picked as assistant secretary for civil rights.

Education Department hears comments on PLUS loans, gainful employment and for-profit colleges

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Historically black colleges urge Education Department to reconsider changes to some student loan criteria, and for-profit colleges and student advocates gear up for rewrite of "gainful employment" regulation.

Education Department will delay enforcing part of state authorization rule

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Education Department will delay enforcing a rule that requires states to submit evidence that colleges are authorized to operate within their borders -- and that could end colleges' aid eligibility if states don't do so.

FAFSA changes recognized many kinds of parents

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Changes to the FAFSA will collect information on both parents in a same-sex marriage or who are unmarried but living together.

Student debt group's First Amendment feud with the Education Department

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The Institute for College Access and Success is fighting federal investigators on their request for e-mail transcripts relating to for-profit regulations.

Zakiya Smith to leave White House for think tank

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Zakiya Smith, who helped guide higher ed policy for President Obama, leaves for a think tank. College officials will miss her.

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