Department of Education

Ending the Long Wait for Federal Guidance on Reopening Schools

Ending the Long Wait for Federal Guidance on Reopening Schools

The Education Department’s COVID-19 guidance may signal a return to information sharing.

Redefining Student Debt

Redefining Student Debt

Experts urge government to treat student loans as grants and collect payments in taxes.

Executive Authority to Forgive Student Loans Is Not So Simple

Executive Authority to Forgive Student Loans Is Not So Simple

The Secretary of Education’s legal authority to grant across-the-board loan forgiveness is unclear.

Whose American History?

Whose American History?

President Trump signs an executive order to encourage a focus on liberty in public school history curricula.

Learning in the Age of Social Distancing

Learning in the Age of Social Distancing

An Education Department proposal paves the way for a new normal in online instruction.

Student Loan Disservice?

Student Loan Disservice?

A recent lawsuit highlights tensions between two federal agencies overseeing the management of student loans.

Changing Credentials in College Accreditation

Changing Credentials in College Accreditation

The Education Department issues controversial revisions to college accreditation rules.

Ensuring Equal Education for Youth with Disabilities

Ensuring Equal Education for Youth with Disabilities

This Saturday Seminar explores successes and challenges in implementing the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

Regulating America’s Colleges and Universities

Regulating America’s Colleges and Universities

This Saturday Seminar explores the ways in which regulators shape the experience of students on- and off-campus.

Righting a Wrong Against Teachers

Righting a Wrong Against Teachers

Thousands of teachers could see loan debt disappear as the Education Department tries to correct a past mistake.

The Black Box of College Admissions

The Black Box of College Admissions

State legislators and the U.S. Education Department are scrutinizing college admissions practices.

Sometimes the Trump Administration Strengthens the Rule of Law

Sometimes the Trump Administration Strengthens the Rule of Law

The Trump Administration’s recent proposal on Title IX would bolster due process rights of students.