An Advocate for Israel Draws Fire as He Nears Confirmation to Civil Rights Post

Kenneth Marcus’s potential return to the Education Department has drawn criticism from civil rights groups that see his narrow focus on Israel as blinding him to other matters of bias.

Black Colleges Swept Up in For-Profit Crackdown Find Relief From DeVos

The United Negro College Fund has been among the most vocal critics of Obama-era student borrower protections, saying they threaten the viability of its 37 member institutions.

For Students Swindled by Predatory Colleges, Relief May Only Be Partial

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said her department would start granting loan forgiveness for students bilked by for-profit colleges.

DeVos Delays Rule on Racial Disparities in Special Education

The Education Department delayed an Obama-era regulation pressing school districts to address the disproportionate number of minorities in special education.

New Higher Education Bill Rolls Back Obama-Era Safeguards

A House rewrite of the law governing higher education would dismantle several regulations imposed by the Obama administration to control for-profit colleges.