Education

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Outraged that a formatting mistake may cost disadvantaged Montana students their chance to earn a college degree, Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) has come up with a creative way to force Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to reconsider: Hold her salary hostage. Last month, the U.S. Education Department (DOE) rejected dozens of grant applications to the...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The Trump administration is preparing to unveil a sweeping school choice plan...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Privacy activists released a toolkit on Tuesday to help parents protect their...

Further

In the name of a sometimes questionable transparency - if you don't like something but can't do much about it, does it help to know about it? - the Defense Department publishes daily reports on the contracts they've awarded. On Jan. 14, it authorized spending over $800 million on military equipment and services. That was down to just under $300 million the next day, when the House passed a massive budget bill that includes $572 billion for defense - down from what was requested, but still...