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June 27, 5:25 p.m.More than 30 “disappointed and alarmed” senators penned a letter chastising civil rights enforcement at the Department of Education.
June 15, 8 a.m.Previously unannounced directives will limit the Department of Justice’s use of a storied civil rights enforcement tool, and loosen the Department of Education’s requirements on investigations.
June 7, 6:49 p.m.The financial disclosures come from White House staffers, President Trump’s Cabinet and hundreds of members of so-called beachhead teams that the administration has quietly hired at federal agencies.
June 2, 8 a.m.Regardless of their income, residents of small Vermont towns can use state vouchers to send their children to boarding schools and ski academies. Some school-choice advocates want to replicate the program nationwide.
April 14, 11:17 a.m.Candice Jackson’s intellectual journey raises questions about how actively she will investigate allegations of unfair treatment of minorities and women.
March 21, 10:44 a.m.Under fire from Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Taylor Hansen quit the department three days after ProPublica revealed his hiring.
March 16, 7:59 a.m.Use our interactive database to search federal data on almost 7,000 schools in the U.S. to see how well they support their poorest students financially. Now updated with data from the 2014-2015 academic year.
March 14, 8 a.m.Taylor Hansen lobbied to weaken regulation of for-profit colleges. Since he joined the Education Department, it’s started doing just that.
Feb. 23, 9 a.m.As it readies for battle with President Trump over drug prices, the pharmaceutical industry is deploying economists and health care experts from the nation’s top universities. In scholarly articles, blogs and conferences, they lend their prestige to the lobbying blitz, without always disclosing thei
Feb. 17, 12:40 p.m.Podcast: Watchlists, informants and social media investigations. What exactly are FBI agents allowed to do?
Feb. 3, 9 a.m.Podcast: Russian journalist and editor Elizaveta Osetinskaya published hard-hitting stories about the Kremlin. And it cost her her job.
Jan. 30, 12:21 p.m.Betsy DeVos, President Trump’s pick as secretary of education, has funded groups that champion “intelligent design,” a sophisticated outgrowth of creationism. Science educators worry that she could use her bully pulpit to undermine the teaching of evolution in public schools.
Jan. 25, 11:14 a.m.Attorneys general file motion to intervene in education case, signaling a larger effort by states to protect Obama-era policies.
Jan. 13, 9 a.m.Podcast: Author Suki Kim taught English at a boarding school for North Korea’s young elites. Here’s how she pulled it off.
Dec. 6, 2016, 9 a.m.After a ProPublica and New York Times investigation into New Jersey’s student loan program, Gov. Chris Christie stayed silent. On Monday, he signed a reform bill ending its most onerous practice.
Oct. 21, 2016, 10:10 a.m.A bill ending the state loan agency’s practice of seeking repayment from the families of deceased students now heads to Gov. Chris Christie.
Oct. 7, 2016, 8:23 a.m.The agency, which promotes loans with onerous terms, is giving out flash drives for online reviews.
Sep. 29, 2016, 1:18 p.m.New legislation also cleared a New Jersey senate committee to offer better protections for borrowers.
Sep. 22, 2016, 7:24 p.m.The federal government announced that it will strip the accrediting powers of ACICS.
Aug. 29, 2016, 8 a.m.Podcast: How a team of reporters uncovered a culture of cheating among East Asian college prep companies
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