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Scores of Education Experts Call on Schools to Reject Screen-Saturated Return to Learning

Scores of Education Experts Call on Schools to Reject Screen-Saturated Return to Learning
"Our children and our nation deserve nothing less than safe schools and low-tech, child-centered, educator-driven learning."
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Betsy DeVos Taking Wages From People With Student Loans After Saying She Wouldn't

Betsy DeVos Taking Wages From People With Student Loans After Saying She Wouldn't
A lawsuit alleges that DeVos is still garnishing wages from workers who defaulted on their loans in the middle of a pandemic.
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Red States Cut Worker Pay by $1.5 Billion

Red States Cut Worker Pay by $1.5 Billion
State legislatures skew strongly white and male, and have a track record of preempting policies designed to remove structural barriers for marginalized communities.
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Florida: The Graveyard of American Public Education

Florida: The Graveyard of American Public Education
Florida has the worst education policies of any state in the nation, and it is about to get even more destructive, more ignorant, more backward.
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The Proposed Title IX Rules Make No Practical, Moral, or Legal Sense

The Proposed Title IX Rules Make No Practical, Moral, or Legal Sense
If a college student tells her professor that she has been sexually assaulted, the professor wouldn’t have to help her at all.
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Betsy DeVos Unveils Proposal to Make It Harder for Students Defrauded by Predatory Schools to Get Loan Relief

Betsy DeVos Unveils Proposal to Make It Harder for Students Defrauded by Predatory Schools to Get Loan Relief
Plan slammed as looking "more like a roadmap for institutions seeking to abuse students and avoid accountability and transparency rather than a plan to protect students and taxpayers."
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Jeff Bryant: Will Teacher Uprisings Change Democrats?

Jeff Bryant: Will Teacher Uprisings Change Democrats?
In Kentucky, a first-time candidate, math teacher R. Travis Brenda, knocked off the state’s House Republican Majority Leader Jonathan Shell.
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DeVos 'Corruption Racket' Continues as Education Dept Shuts Down Probes Into Predatory Colleges

DeVos 'Corruption Racket' Continues as Education Dept Shuts Down Probes Into Predatory Colleges
"The U.S. Department of Education sells out to the for-profit college industry."
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Is Betsy DeVos About To Pump Up The School-To-Prison Pipeline?

Is Betsy DeVos About To Pump Up The School-To-Prison Pipeline?
DeVos and her department seem intent on undermining the Obama protections put into place
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Department of Education Demands Greater Accountability from College Accreditors

Department of Education Demands Greater Accountability from College Accreditors
The U.S. Department of Education announced new transparency measures for college accreditors today, encouraging the organizations to focus more on student outcomes such as graduation rates. As part of a series of legislative recommendations, the agency also called on Congress to give it the power to set standards for how accreditors measure student achievement.
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