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.
The expansion of federal student loans has caused tuition prices to increase and negatively affected enrollment, according to a report from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
Over glasses of wine and a disco-spinning DJ, more than a dozen government-funded game developers showcased their products on a Wednesday night in Washington, D.C.
Bobby Jindal filed a lawsuit against the Obama administration over Common Core Wednesday, arguing that the government’s role in pushing the standards on states threatened states’ rights and abused federal funds.
Chris Hayes may disagree, but sports do matter. Obama and his aides played up the president’s supposed affinity for hoops in order to up his optics and boost his ego. However, facts are stubborn things, and the facts remain that our president’s administration just isn’t that good at basketball.
Championships are won and lost with defense. Last weekend’s USA Basketball National 3×3 tournament was the first time we got to see an Obama staffer, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, actually play against someone actually trying to win. The results were uninspiring.
A new report by Sen. Tom Coburn (R., Okla.) details widespread cybersecurity breaches in the federal government, despite billions in spending to secure the nation’s most sensitive information.
The report, released on Tuesday, found that approximately 40 percent of breaches go undetected, and highlighted “serious vulnerabilities in the government’s efforts to protect its own civilian computers and networks.”
Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.) is challenging the Department of Justice over its broadened definition of sexual harassment on campuses and questioned the agency’s authority to act without congressional authorization.
The federal government is investigating whether a former top Department of Education official violated ethics laws by sharing information about new federal regulations with an advocacy group he founded.
The Obama administration’s Departments of Justice and Education earlier this month issued new guidance on sexual harassment on college campuses that is so broad it makes nearly every student a harasser, according to a nonpartisan group that specializes in campus speech codes.