• Congressional leaders of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives education committees sent a letter to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos requesting a briefing to discuss the sudden suspension of the Internal Revenue Service's data...

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  • The U.S. Department of Education on Thursday announced plans to reverse an Obama administration directive prohibiting student loan collectors from charging certain fees, reported The Washington Post. The Trump administration revoked 201...

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  • The Department of Justice on Friday filed an appeal with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit in Maryland, challenging a ruling that temporarily blocked the Trump administration's revised travel ban. The Washington Post repo...

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  • Over 560 college and university presidents signed a letter urging the Trump administration to preserve the Obama administration's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, Inside Higher Ed reported. The program, which cu...

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  • Trump Budget Slashes Education Funding

    Posted on March 16 2017

    The Trump administration today released its "America First" budget blueprint, which includes deep cuts to federal student aid and research programs, The Washington Post reported. The proposal would slash the U.S. Educatio...

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  • Early Thursday, a federal judge in Maryland temporarily blocked parts of President Trump's revised travel order, according to The Washington Post. The narrow order suspends only the portion that stopped the i...

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  • A dozen Senate Democrats sent a letter to U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Monday, requesting more information regarding the decision to delay the effective date of the gainful employment rule until July 1, The Chronicle of Higher...

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  • Days after the Internal Revenue Service's data retrieval tool for the federal financial aid system went down, federal officials announced late last week that the tool would be unavailable for several more weeks because of concerns ab...

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  • Democrats on the Senate education committee, along with Vermont Independent Bernie Sanders, are calling for full hearings prior to any committee votes on the Trump administration's nominees for key posts at the U.S. Education Departm...

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  • The U.S. Department of Education on Monday extended the deadline for institutions to submit appeals or public disclosures under the gainful employment rule, Politico Morning Ed reported. Under the controversial regulation, career colleg...

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