Education Department

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  “OCR’s mission is to ensure equal access to education and to promote educational excellence through vigorous enforcement of civil rights in our nation’s schools.” – Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights. Betsy DeVos, the U.S. Secretary of Education, is making a complete mockery of civil rights.DeVos recently appointed Candice Jackson, 39, as the […]

A Trump campaign staffer who shared racist posts online joins the Education Department. Her name appears in a department email.

The Education Department accesses civil rights gains under President Obama. Activists are preparing for rollbacks under Trump's administration.

The Education Department accesses civil rights gains under President Obama. Activists are preparing for rollbacks under Trump's administration.

A White House conference spotlighted the obstacles girls of color face in school. The Obama administration announced a set of tools to help school districts address sexual trauma and other needs of this neglected demographic.

ITT Technical Institute announced that it's closing all its facilities. This decision is a result of an Education Department ban of the school enrolling students who receive federal financial aid.

New data from the Education Department reveals inequality in school districts across the nation. Black students are experiencing fewer education opportunities and disproportionate suspensions.

An Inspector General report says the Education Department misled the public about the misdeeds of student loan companies. Lawmakers are outraged over the mistreatment of military service members.

President Obama plans to nominate acting education secretary John King to the department's top post. This comes after the Republican-led Senate signaled its readiness to swiftly approve the nomination.