Education

Negotiated Rulemaking and the Borrower Defense Regulation

Negotiated Rulemaking and the Borrower Defense Regulation

“Do-over” of Obama-era rule shines a spotlight on alternative to notice-and-comment rulemaking.

Obama-Era Education Regulations Targeted for Reform

Obama-Era Education Regulations Targeted for Reform

Conservative legal group urges change to education regulations adopted under the previous Administration.

Broadening Access to Postsecondary Education

Broadening Access to Postsecondary Education

A recent New York City initiative attempts to remove barriers to higher education.

Supreme Court Raises the Bar for Students with Disabilities

Supreme Court Raises the Bar for Students with Disabilities

Court unanimously revises its approach to students’ individualized education plans.

Congress Rejects Teacher Preparation Reporting Rule

Congress Rejects Teacher Preparation Reporting Rule

Congress and President Trump use Congressional Review Act to rescind Obama-era education rule.

Removing the Tax Consequences of Student Loan Discharge

Removing the Tax Consequences of Student Loan Discharge

Treasury Department could take action to eliminate taxation of student loan forgiveness.

How Should Schools Regulate Cyberbullying?

How Should Schools Regulate Cyberbullying?

Scholar discusses the importance of properly regulating cyberbullying in schools.

The Future of the Education Department’s Power to Cancel Student Loan Debt

The Future of the Education Department’s Power to Cancel Student Loan Debt

The Department only seems to use its compromise power in a very narrow set of cases, but there are signs that the zeitgeist may be shifting.

The Dark Side of Departmental Discretion

The Dark Side of Departmental Discretion

New regulations governing student debt leave too much power concentrated with Education officials.

Even for Defrauded Students, Debt Relief is Rarely Granted

Even for Defrauded Students, Debt Relief is Rarely Granted

Reluctance by Education officials to exercise their debt cancellation powers unfairly punishes students.

Student Loans Should Not Fund the Department of Education

Student Loans Should Not Fund the Department of Education

Federal officials should reorient themselves around students’ best interests instead of departmental budgets.

The Department of Education’s Power to Cancel Student Debt

The Department of Education’s Power to Cancel Student Debt

Despite the breadth of the Department of Educations’s debt-cancellation powers, it has failed to employ its powers to their fullest extent.