Submitted by Courtney Williams on Thu, 11/03/2011 - 1:11pm
Alabama's attorney general is questioning the U.S. Justice Department's legal authority to get enrollment information about all students in many Alabama school districts as part of its federal lawsuit challenging the state's tough new immigration law.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Thu, 10/27/2011 - 5:42pm
Though getting a sweeping federal education bill out of a Senate committee feels momentous given Congress's heightened partisan atmosphere, Senators Tom Harkin's (D-Iowa) and Mike Enzi's (R-Wyo.) measure faces a rocky road.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Thu, 10/27/2011 - 5:19pm
On Wednesday, President Obama introduced two changes to the federal student loan program that could affect several million borrowers. The broad outlines of his plans to encourage loan consolidation and assist people who are struggling financially are reasonably clear.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Wed, 10/26/2011 - 12:44pm
A Minnesota school district must report to the federal government any future allegations of harassment against Somali students as part of a tentative agreement to end a civil rights investigation, the district's superintendent said Monday.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Tue, 10/18/2011 - 2:32pm
Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander, a member of the Senate education committee and a former U.S. secretary of education, said that when the panel takes up the legislation this week, he will vote to send it to the full Senate.