Stories tagged: "higher education"

Dreamers who are allowed to stay in the US through the DACA program could have a large impact on Georgia's economy if they could access affordable higher education in the state.
Dreamers Like Me Need Georgia to Vote on Jan. 5—For Our Sake and the Sake of Our State

With one of the largest DACA-eligible populations in the country, Georgia's economy could significantly improve with easier and more affordable access to higher education in the state's public college system.

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos arrives for an event in the State Dining room of the White House, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, in Washington. A federal judge on Wednesday allowed the Education Department to move forward with new rules governing how schools and universities respond to complaints of sexual assault. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Judge Okays DeVos Rule That Makes It Harder for Survivors to Report Sexual Assault at Schools

Attorneys general from 17 states and the District of Columbia challenged the rule and say their fight will continue.

In this July 8, 2020, photo, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks during a briefing at the Department of Education building in Washington. On Wednesday, July 15, 2020, attorneys general from 22 states plus the District of Columbia sued the Trump administration to block new federal rules they say would make it harder for students swindled by for-profit colleges to get relief from their federal loans. The new regulations were put in place last year by Secretary DeVos. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
Some Cosmetology Schools Got Nearly Triple the Relief Funding That Public Universities Received

The discrepancy was driven by a funding formula from Education Secretary Betsy DeVos

Image courtesy of subject, graphic via Tania Lili for COURIER
We Spoke to One of the International Students Targeted by Trump’s New Rule. Here’s What She Said.

“Either you risk going back to school and endangering the safety and health of students and faculty, or you have to go and leave the country."