U.S. Department of Education
A new rating plan for U.S. colleges from the U.S. Department of Education will divide schools into broad categories of good, bad and average based upon affordability, graduation rates and student loan repayment rates.
Federal officials have again granted Louisiana a waiver from compliance with the Bush-era No Child Left Behind education law.
Maryland has become the first state in the nation to sign a memorandum pledging that all education officials will work together to improve the state’s teacher evaluation system.
The U.S. Department of Education is changing the way it holds states accountable for the education of students with disabilities by adding more of a focus on student performance.
Only 4 in 10 students who entered college in 2007 have earned degrees from the school where they started.
Virginia officials have ordered a northern Virginia college that catered to foreign students to shut down.
Virginia is seeing improvement in the rate of high school students who graduate on time.
Fairfax County Public Schools is repaying a hefty fine as punishment from the federal government.
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan is urging colleges and universities to adopt an easy-to-understand financial aid form to help students make smarter decisions on where to study, how to pay and determine what they’ll owe.
Maryland will receive $6.7 million from the federal government to continue turnaround efforts in the state’s worst schools, adding to the $60 million it has already received.