Education

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday withdrew student loan borrower protections put in place by the Obama administration, a move that steps away from accountability and opens the door for "rogue" servicers, according to critics. DeVos outlined the change in a memo (pdf) sent to James Runcie, the chief operating officer of Federal Student Aid...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
New York is on the verge of becoming the first state in the nation to offer...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Gavin Grimm, the Virginia teen whose case against his school board has made him...

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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...