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The state is warned that it may be illegally denying educations to disabled students by creating an unsafe environment for the vulnerable population.
More than 200 kids and dozens of staff in one school district have reported COVID-19 cases since school started in mid-August.
The Education Department is investigating five Republican-led states with mask bans, saying these could amount to discrimination against students with disabilities or health conditions.
The move will wipe out more than $5.8 billion of student loan debt for more than 300,000 Americans with disabilities that leave them unable to earn significant incomes.
Miguel Cardona laid out the Biden administration’s plans for school reopening in a speech on Wednesday.
The Biden administration is approving 18,000 loan forgiveness claims from former students of ITT Technical Institute.
The Biden administration picked Richard Cordray, who previously led the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, to oversee a student loan portfolio of more than $1 trillion.
It was an "open secret" at Columbia University that Suzanne Goldberg dismissed victims and protected the administration, student sexual assault survivors say.
President Joe Biden is signing an executive order directing the Department of Education to review the Trump administration’s controversial Title IX policy guidelines for handling sexual assault on K-12 and college campuses.
In testimony during his confirmation hearing, Cardona, who most recently served as Connecticut's education commissioner, received bipartisan praise.
DeVos is the second Cabinet member to announce her resignation following Wednesday's violent insurrection by Trump supporters.
Joe Biden’s pick for education secretary will have lots to do in order to roll back the Trump administration’s policy on how colleges handle sexual assault allegations.
Cardona currently serves as commissioner of education in Connecticut.
The incoming New York congressman named Randi Weingarten, Dr. Betty Rosa and Freeman Hrabowski as possibilities to head the Department of Education.
For months, the agency had failed to process complaints of discrimination against students during the pandemic. Now it appears to be taking some steps forward.
The Education Department has been slow to investigate complaints of discrimination related to COVID-19, HuffPost has learned. Employees say it’s part of a pattern of disorganization that has emerged under Trump.
Some employees said the pick is disheartening and ironic.
Public colleges could lose funding if they fail to support faith-based clubs -- including clubs that blatantly discriminate against LGBTQ students.
Joe Biden criticized Betsy DeVos after she, along with President Donald Trump, vowed to reopen schools amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The Democratic presidential candidate reveals how he'll replace Trump's education secretary.