Newly confirmed Education Secretary Betsy DeVos may not know much about public schools — but Danziger charitably assumes that, like every eager child, she really wants to learn.
While Republicans for the most part used their allotted five-minute questioning periods to praise DeVos or ask questions that didn’t challenge the nominee, Democrats tried to portray her as both inexperienced and inflexibly ideological. In one devastating exchange, Murphy forced DeVos to admit that she would, in theory, support guns in schools.
Starting April 18, loan forgiveness letters will go out to approximately 387,000 borrowers who have been identified as totally and permanently disabled.
Consolidation is not a straightforward decision. You have to think beyond simplicity to how a new loan might affect your finances over time.
With no easy answer to education reform, Congress meets to decide whether to rewrite the No Child Left Behind act and shift the power to administer tests from the Fed to the States.