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Monday, March 04, 2019
NPR and child development experts behind Sesame Street have teamed up on a parenting podcast. Life Kit For Parents With Sesame Workshop is meant to help adults navigate tough conversations with kids.
Thursday, February 28, 2019
Is Santa real? Will you ever die? Children ask questions that can induce knee-buckling panic in adults. NPR's Life Kit and Sesame Workshop have research-tested strategies to help you with the answers.
Thursday, February 14, 2019
The department's own inspector general says student loan companies aren't following the rules, and that the government isn't doing enough to hold them accountable.
Saturday, February 02, 2019
The Education Department has published guidance for teachers hurt by the federal TEACH Grant program. And a possible Denver teacher strike is on hold while the state decides whether to intervene.
Monday, December 10, 2018
An NPR exclusive: The Education Department has announced a plan to help public school teachers wrongly hit with debts, sometimes more than $20,000, because of a troubled federal grant program.
Sunday, December 09, 2018
The move follows an NPR investigation that found thousands of teachers had grants unfairly converted to loans.
Thursday, October 18, 2018
NPR reported on the troubled Public Service Loan Forgiveness program, and dozens of aggrieved student borrowers wrote in to share their stories.
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Ninety-nine percent of applications for Public Service Loan Forgiveness have been denied. A former student loan watchdog saw it coming.
Friday, October 12, 2018
Seth Frotman worked overseeing student loans for the government. He saw things that made him quit.
Saturday, September 29, 2018
Also in our weekly education news roundup: 6 ways to talk to your kids about sex after Kavanaugh; Homeschooling is growing and changing rapidly
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Senators from the education committee aired their frustrations about a move to allow school districts to use federal money to pay for the arming of teachers.
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
The U.S. Department of Education has developed a new smartphone app that it hopes will make the notoriously difficult Free Application For Federal Student Aid a little easier.
Saturday, September 22, 2018
The Education Department offers new findings on student loan forgiveness; Enrollment in Puerto Rico's schools drops after Hurricane Maria; DeVos calls for more free and open speech on college campuses
Friday, September 14, 2018
In a stern letter to the acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Mick Mulvaney, Senate Democrats demanded evidence that he is safeguarding student borrowers.
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
More than a dozen states offer what are known as free college programs. But a new review finds states vary wildly in how they define both "free" and "college."
Monday, August 27, 2018
The nation's student loan watchdog has resigned from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, arguing that its current leadership has undermined efforts to protect student borrowers.
Tuesday, August 07, 2018
Monsters and maker-play join forces in Esme & Roy, a sneaky fun vehicle for a whole lot of learning.
Thursday, August 02, 2018
The U.S. Education Department is going back to the drawing board on some basic rules of higher education.
Wednesday, August 01, 2018
The Education Department unveiled a plan to rewrite and roll back important rules that govern colleges and their accrediting agencies. The department says it wants to reduce obstacles to innovation, but critics worry this will lower school standards and hurt students.
Saturday, July 28, 2018
The Education Department wants to change loan forgiveness rules, the U.S. attorney general mocks cry closets and therapy dogs, and Congress musters a bipartisan vote for career tech.