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Education Dept.’s Deregulation Push Gets Mixed Reviews

Trump administration's proposal to overhaul rules for college accreditors is panned by consumer advocates. But online course providers and some who study higher ed say re-examination of accreditors is long overdue.

DeVos to Announce New Push for Deregulation, Innovation

Top Education Department official describes plan to "rethink" higher-education standards through new rule-making process, to be announced today, on accreditation, the credit hour standard, the faculty role online and more.

Instructors, students rally for tuition-free college

Central Florida instructors, students and others are joining a statewide call for tuition-free college, something that is already available in several states and has been a topic of national discussion recently.

A new skirmish in the reading wars: Teachers take on the department

A new front has opened up in the reading wars, with the NSW Teachers Federation and a senior academic taking on the NSW Department of Education over how phonics are best used when children are learning to read.