Because the agency ties mask recommendations to virus transmission rather than serious cases, its guidance is unlikely to change anytime soon.
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Biden is using executive authority to write off debts for some borrowers, while a Bush-era law could have even bigger implications.
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The president seems determined to anoint the agency’s director as the nation’s COVID-19 dictator, no matter what the law says.
The New York Times Assumes a Scientific Consensus on School Mask Mandates That Its Own Reporting Shows Does Not Exist
If all sensible people agree that students should be forced to wear masks, why do other countries reject that policy?
Department of Education Will Launch Investigations Targeting States That Banned Schools From Mandating Masks
Not everything potentially beneficial should be mandatory and not everything potentially harmful should be banned. And not every dispute about costs and benefits should be decided by the federal government.
The Biden Administration Seems To Think Every Public School Is Legally Obligated To Require That Students Wear Face Masks
The secretary of education argues that federal law makes the CDC's COVID-19 guidelines for schools mandatory.
Catherine Lhamon, Once and Future Title IX Czar, Says Campus Rules Don't Require 'Presumption of Innocence'
Her response to questions from the Senate HELP committee were disqualifying.
Biden's Latest Round of Student Loan Debt Forgiveness Is an Indictment of Federal Higher Education Subsidies
Thirty-five years after Bill Bennett sounded the alarm about student loan defaults, we still haven't learned a damn thing.
Biden has tapped her to be assistant secretary for civil rights yet again.
Education Department To Suspend Payments, Refund Garnished Wages and Tax Returns for Student Loan Borrowers in Default
Education Department says its goal is to make sure borrowers in default get their tax refunds.
The president has ordered the Education Department to consider rescinding reforms aimed at protecting the due process rights of accused students.
Even after the massive Biden stimulus, union head honcho Randi Weingarten complains that schools don't have the resources or ability to fully reopen.
"That behavior was unconscionable for our country."
Even as the pandemic has exposed the desperate need for disruptions to the calcified public school system, Congress just voted to restrict some of the very creativity that's sorely needed.
Legally, he might be able to do it. Fiscally, he shouldn’t.
The new president could weaken due process protections for accused students, but it won't be easy.
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on schooling during COVID-19, the future of higher ed, and why her cabinet department probably shouldn't exist at all
Republicans have turned away from freedom in many ways during the Trump era, but at least they've embraced school choice at the national level.
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Distorted partisan descriptions of the Department of Education changes could be doing real damage.
We should fund students instead of systems.
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"USC stripped away my hopes and dreams of playing in the NFL, and this ‘win' does not erase that."
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All the important highlights from the 2,033-page document released by the Department of Education.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Issues New Title IX Rules To Protect Free Speech, Due Process for Accused Students
"Nothing Betsy DeVos has done since she took office will have a more lasting effect on people's lives than this."
It's a solid budget proposal—too bad it won't go anywhere.
Education activist Andrew Campanella on the moral perversity of school-choice critics.
As a black child growing up in Arkansas, Virginia Walden Ford fought her way into segregated schools. As an adult, she fought to get her son out of failing public schools.
Her plan isn't perfect, but she's right that the system is broken. Congress should act to fix it.
The Department of Education alleges the universities' research is discriminatory against certain religions.
The education secretary is wrongly getting dragged for zeroing out a gratuitous budget item.
Private College for $11,000 a Year? Libertarian Businessman Creates an Alternative to Higher Ed Waste
Bob Luddy, who made a fortune in commercial kitchen ventilation, is opening Thales College in North Carolina later this year.
They require that "due process protections are in place for individuals accused of sexual harassment."
Reason has more details on the new rules, which would mandate cross-examination in disputes.
The Department of Education's data on school shootings is riddled with inaccuracies.
The Trump administration is right to push the streamlining various parts of the executive branch.
Changing the name plates on the front of Washington's many brutalist office buildings won't inject more competition or motivation into those departments.
Bryan Caplan vs. Edward Glaeser at the Soho Forum.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos might rescind Obama-era guidance on school discipline.
Court rejects Title IX complaint against University of Mary Washington over failure to ban the social-media platform from its campus
The "neurobiology of trauma" on campus is based more on social-justice goals than science. We've been here before.
Denied a hearing and suspended, the recent Rollins College graduate is now suing.
Grant Neal's girlfriend told school administrators repeatedly that he didn't rape her. They expelled him anyway.
As Columbia University settles a case with a student found innocent of sexual assault, the Secretary of Education is rolling back a bad Obama-era policy.