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School Owner Indicted for Defrauding Department of Veterans Affairs Program Dedicated to Rehabilitating Disabled...

The owner of a physical security school has been indicted by a federal grand jury for defrauding a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) program dedicated to rehabilitating military veterans with service-connecting disabilities and for making false statements to the VA. 

Two Defendants in College Admissions Case to Plead Guilty

Two defendants will plead guilty to charges in connection with using bribery and other forms of fraud to facilitate the admission of applicants to selective colleges and universities.

Former Yale University Coach Pleads Guilty to Accepting Bribes to Facilitate Admissions to Yale

The former Yale University women’s soccer coach pleaded guilty last week in federal court in Boston in connection with accepting bribes to facilitate the admission of students to Yale as recruited athletes.

OPINION: President’s Proposal to End Federal Afterschool Funding Would Cause ‘Catastrophic Harm to Students,...

“If Congress agrees to the President’s FY2020 budget proposal to eliminate federal funding for afterschool, programs will close."

Trump Administration Unveils Plan for Historic Investment in America’s Students through Education Freedom Scholarships

""No student should feel stuck in a school that just isn't working for them, or feel hopeless because they live on the 'wrong' side of town" -- Betsy Devos

U.S. Department of Ed Acts on School Safety, Student Privacy

It's all a result of a report that found “substantial misunderstanding remains at the local level among officials and educators concerning (FERPA), and in particular its application to school-based threats.”

Secretary DeVos: “Supplement, not Supplant” Proposal Helps Promote Effective Spending, Flexibility

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released proposed non-regulatory guidance to support school districts' compliance with the requirement that federal funds supplement, and do not supplant, state and local funds

COLUMN: Combating Substance Abuse in Schools

This abuse has significantly impacted K-12 school-age students as well as those pursuing postsecondary education.

U.S. Department of Education Announces Initiative to Address the Inappropriate Use of Restraint and...

Effort to Protect Children with Disabilities, Ensure Compliance with Federal Laws

Justice Department Files Statement of Interest in Student Group’s First Amendment Case Against University

The Justice Department filed a Statement of Interest in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa last week supporting the claim...