Education policy expert Frederick Hess on Monday published a list of 10 criteria that conservatives could use to select a reform-minded and principled secretary of education.
A taxpayer advocate group that was granted a meeting with the Obama administration last Friday to discuss a student loan regulation that could cost upwards of $43 billion was met with silence when it questioned the approval process for the plan.
Several taxpayer groups will meet with Obama administration budget officials on Friday to voice concerns about the cost of a proposed student loan regulation that is estimated by Department of Education to cost up to $43 billion.
The new Obama administration regulation on student loans could end up costing taxpayers more than the Department of Education’s estimate of $43 billion, according to experts critical of the plan.
The Obama administration issued an order Friday requiring public schools to allow transgender students to use the bathroom of their chosen gender, threatening to revoke federal funds from districts that refuse to comply.
A former top official in President Obama’s Department of Education is poised to become the chairman of the board at the parent company of the University of Phoenix, the for-profit college that has been a target of federal investigations.
President Barack Obama’s free college proposal would spend $36 billion on 5.4 million students who will likely never receive a college degree, according to a report from the American Action Forum.