Education

Jake Johnson, staff writer
The Trump administration on Wednesday announced that rules designed to protect students from predatory for-profit schools will be delayed and possibly scrapped entirely. "We need a Department of Education that will vigorously defend protections for vulnerable students, not enable the continued abuse and fraud we have fought against for years." —...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) announced on Wednesday the launch of ' DeVos...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Sen. Bernie Sanders delivered the commencement address at Brooklyn College on...

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...