Cold snap exposes cracks in upkeep of timeworn schools

The recent spell of cold weather exposed the poor state of school buildings in many big-city districts, including Baltimore, where the failure of heating systems closed dozens of institutions after children were left shivering in frigid classrooms. Schools were challenged in other cities affected by the cold snap, including Philadelphia and Bridgeport , Connecticut’s largest […]

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DeVos May Make It Harder for Students to Prove They Were Defrauded

The Department of Education appears poised to pitch new rules that student loan advocacy groups say would make it significantly more difficult for students defrauded by for-profit colleges to prove their plight and qualify for federal student loan debt relief. Proposal drafts obtained by Politico and BuzzFeed News show how Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos […]

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