Education

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

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

Supreme Court Raises the Bar for Students with Disabilities

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

The Supreme Court’s 2017 Regulatory Term

Legal scholars and practitioners analyze the Court’s most important regulatory decisions of this past term.

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

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

How Should Schools Regulate Cyberbullying?

Scholar discusses the importance of properly regulating cyberbullying in schools.

Regulatory Excellence and the Networked Governance of Regulatory Studies

Prevention of such catastrophe requires adept networking of regulatory scholarship, like that demonstrated in an important new book.

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

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

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

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