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Families brace for changes to pandemic-era free school meals

June 27, 2022

Via: Federal News Network

Before the pandemic, there was no room in the budget for Kate Murphy’s children to buy lunch at school. She and her husband would buy in bulk and make bag lunches at home. So the free school meals that were […]


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U.S. Department of Education unveils proposed revisions to Title IX regulations

June 24, 2022

Via: JD Supra

On June 23, 2022, the U.S. Department of Education (the “Department”) released its long anticipated proposed rule under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs or activities receiving […]


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Former Corinthian students get federal student debt erased

June 2, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

Hundreds of thousands of students who attended the for-profit Corinthian Colleges chain will automatically get their federal student loans canceled, the Biden administration says, aiming to bring closure to one of the most notorious cases of fraud in American higher […]


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Texas school shooting: Could Israeli school security methods serve as model for US schools?

May 27, 2022

Via: Fox News

Shooting attacks on schools in Israel are rare and the Jewish state’s preventive security measures could be a helpful starting point for improved school security in the U.S. This comes at a time of public debate on how best to […]


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U.S. Department of Education to Amend Section 504 Regulations

May 17, 2022

Via: JD Supra

The U.S. Department of Education recently announced its intent to amend the regulations implementing Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to “strengthen and protect rights for students with disabilities.” While the ADA Amendments of 2008 broadened the definition […]


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Department of Education announces major revisions to IDR payment counting

April 28, 2022

Via: JD Supra

On April 19, one day before the release of a highly critical performance audit by the U.S. Government Accountability Office, the Department of Education (ED) announced a series of actions it is taking to “address[] historical failures in the administration […]


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Department of Education to Hold Owners and Investors Liable for College and University Liabilities

April 19, 2022

Via: JD Supra

On March 23, 2022, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) announced its intention to hold corporate owners, investors and controlling parties of private institutions of higher education directly liable for the school’s conduct. This announcement means the ED may take […]


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China secured $120 million in contracts with US universities in 2021, records show

April 12, 2022

Via: Fox News

China-based entities, including the Chinese government, secured $120 million in contracts with American colleges in 2021, federal data reveals. The Chinese institutions entered into agreements ranging from $105,000 to $31 million with more than two dozen universities, a search of […]


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Alabama lawmakers approve education rule similar to Florida’s law

April 8, 2022

Via: Fox News

The Alabama state legislature has passed a sister bill to Florida’s parental rights law that bans lessons or specific discussion of sexuality and gender identity for children from kindergarten to fifth grade. The bill, which originally aimed to standardize public […]


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U.S. Department of Education Announces Significant Magnet School Funding Opportunity

March 11, 2022

Via: JD Supra

On February 22, 2022, the U.S. Department of Education (the Department) issued a notice inviting applications for fiscal year 2022 for the Magnet Schools Assistance Program (MSAP). Local educational agencies (LEAs) or consortia of LEAs that are implementing a voluntary […]