Tags Betsy DeVos

Education Department's FERPA guide intended to end confusion over student data privacy law

by Betsy Foresman • 2 years ago

The Education secretary acknowledged confusion around student data privacy, but said a new FAQ could help illuminate things.

DeVos says FAFSA app did 'the impossible' for student financial aid

by Betsy Foresman • 2 years ago

A new app for the Free Application For Student Aid is simplifying a process that has historically aggravated users, the education secretary said.

Federal STEM grants reach $279 million for 2018

by Ryan Johnston • 2 years ago

Federal awards surpassed President Trump's yearly mandate of $200 million for grants funding science, technology, engineering and math education.

DeVos: Technology enables educators to 'rethink' school

by Ryan Johnston • 2 years ago

The secretary of Education reiterated at a national conference her philosophy behind empowering students to take control of their learning.

The Education Department is rolling out a mobile-friendly FAFSA

by Mark Satter • 2 years ago

The agency's Office of Federal Student Aid has overhauled the FAFSA website to make it easier for mobile users. Next, it's rolling out a mobile app.

Huawei's research partnerships with U.S. universities come under fire

by Patience Wait • 2 years ago

Members of Congress call on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to investigate possible spying and theft of intellectual property and technology.

The Department of Education wants to make schools safer. But it won't say how.

by Mark Satter • 2 years ago

The new Federal Commission on School Safety has faced criticism from educators, school safety experts and activists alike.

Education Department to assist school IT professionals with digital accessibility

by Emily Tate • 2 years ago

The Office for Civil Rights will help IT leaders from K-12, higher ed and libraries make their websites and online programs more accessible.

To modernize financial aid system, SNHU launches digital platform

by Ryan Johnston • 2 years ago

Many of the primarily online university's students don't have easy access to an aid office. The effort comes as the government is working on modernization, too.