• A bipartisan group of senators released a bill Monday that would overturn the ban on a federal unit-record data system to allow for the tracking of educational and employment outcomes of college students, Politico reported. The College ...

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  • U.S. Representatives Elise Stefanik (R-NY), Mark Pocan (D-WI), Louise Slaughter (D-NY), John Duncan (R-TN), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), and Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA) introduced bipartisan legislation on Wednesday to extend the Perkins ...

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  • The Trump administration's full budget proposal for the 2018 fiscal year, scheduled to be released next week, includes major changes to federal financial aid programs, according to details reported by The Washington Post. The newspap...

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  • U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday delivered a keynote address at an education technology conference in Salt Lake City, calling for significant changes to the federal government's approach to K-12 and higher education, P...

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  • Late last week, U.S. Representatives Glenn Thompson (R-PA) and Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL) introduced legislation to reauthorize the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act, which provides federal support to career education pr...

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  • Congress reached a deal Sunday night on a massive spending package funding the federal government for the remainder of the fiscal year, Politico reported. The $1 trillion omnibus bill would increase funding for the National Institutes of...

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  • On Wednesday, the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform held a hearing to review operational and cybersecurity decisions made by the Department of Education and the Internal Revenue Service regarding the security breach...

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  • The U.S. Department of Education, under President Trump, recently defended the Obama administration's decision to terminate the recognition of the embattled Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), a national...

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  • The U.S. Department of Education's ability to collect defaulted student loans has essentially been suspended in the wake of a complex legal battle involving dozens of debt collection companies fighting over contracts with the federal...

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  • Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY.) said Thursday that the Senate will pass a short-term funding bill in order to avoid a government shutdown this week, The Hill reported. "The House has introduced a short-term funding b...

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