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By Andrew P. Napolitano
Obama's veil of secrecy is pierced
Topic - U.S. Department Of Education
Recent editorials from Mississippi newspapers:
Mississippi is reworking its rating system for school districts and high schools after federal officials demanded the ratings put more weight on high school graduation.
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded a $385,000 grant to an Indiana school corporation to get its students more active and eating better.
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded four grants in Oklahoma to be used for physical fitness programs.
The Mansfield School District in western Arkansas has been awarded a $160,000 grant by the U.S. Department of Education for physical fitness programs.
Hawaii's public school system isn't planning to ask for more time to carry out ambitious reforms that won the state a $75 million federal grant.
Maine is getting $1.7 million to help improve the state's lowest-performing schools.
The cash-strapped Indianapolis Public Schools must provide more athletic opportunities for female students at six high schools to comply with Title IX, the U.S. Department of Education said Wednesday.
An elementary school principal's claim that she saw teachers erasing answers on students' test sheets had reached District of Columbia Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson's desk within 24 hours of the alleged incident in late 2010, according to emails obtained by The Associated Press through a public records request.
The number of homeless students has raised to record 1.1 million, according to new data from the U.S. Department of Education. States with the highest increase of homeless children include North Dakota, Maine and North Carolina.
The U.S. Department of Education has announced that beginning with the 2014-2015 federal student aid form, the Department will — for the first time — collect income "from a dependent student's legal parents regardless of the parents' marital status or gender, if those parents live together."
About 90 percent of the $7.8 million decline in revenue for Penn State's athletic department was due to a loss of one-time fees related to football club seat and suite renewals that were not budgeted for in 2012.
Students and administrators at historically black colleges and universities say that policy changes and eligibility requirements by the U.S. Department of Education are placing a particular burden on minority families. And they're not ruling out going to court to force the Obama administration to change its mind.
As a newly minted physician, I recently amassed more than $240,000 in loans to pay for medical school. Paying off those loans is hard.
The nation's capital had the worst four-year high school graduation rate in the country in 2010-2011, a finding that suggests the city has more work to do to reform its historically troubled school system.