Monday, May 20, 2019

Tag: Department of Education

Government Questions Unfair Student Loan Practices That...

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the nation's largest student loan servicing companies may have driven tens of thousands of borrowers struggling with their...

Mother’s Lawsuit Takes Aim at School’s Gender-Neutral...

A Georgia school district's policy allowing transgender students to use the bathroom of their choice is under scrutiny after a 5-year-old girl was allegedly...

Analysis: 75 Percent of Black Borrowers Who...

Nearly 50 percent of Black student borrowers who started undergrad between 2003-2004 defaulted on at least one of their loans within 12 years, according...

While Black Boys Are Fast-Tracked to Prison,...

A Black male teacher in the New York City public school system joined a recent Q&A with Black male studies scholar Dr. Tommy Curry....

Despite Some Setbacks, HBCUs Remain a Much-Needed...

As Spelman College celebrates its 136th anniversary today, its legacy reminds us of the role historically Black colleges and universities play in the advancement...

The DOJ Just Abandoned a Key Argument...

The Department of Justice abandoned a key objection to Texas' strict voter ID law Monday, Feb. 27, foreshadowing how President Donald Trump's administration and...

Dept. of Education Butchers Spelling of W.E.B....

The Department of Education was the laughingstock of social media Sunday, Feb. 12, after publishing a tweet that misspelled the name of author and...

Ky. Lawmaker’s One-Line Bill Would Abolish the...

The idea of Washington bureaucrats controlling the future of U.S. education makes this Kentucky lawmaker cringe. That's why he's attempting to ax the Education...

Black Students in South Twice as Likely...

A new report from the Brookings Institution shows Black students in the South are twice as likely to receive corporal punishment. According to data...

Department of Education Finally Investigates Allegations of...

A year after a coalition of groups filed complaints about racial inequities in the New Orleans’ public school system, the U.S. Department of Education...

US Education Dept. Reveals Schools with Mostly...

Schools that are filled with low-income, Black and Hispanics students across the country are far more likely to have inexperienced teachers compared to schools...

Black Female Superintendent Makes Bold Move: Minneapolis...

In an effort to understand why students of color in the Minneapolis school system are 10 times more likely to receive a suspension than...

DOE Launches Investigation of Alleged Discrimination in...

The U.S. Department of Education has launched an investigation of two public schools in Chicago after allegations that severe budget cuts and canceled classes...

Department of Education Investigates Claims of Racial...

The U.S. Department of Education announced on Wednesday that it will investigate the plans for public school closures in Newark, New Jersey, after it...