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Transgender policy studied in Georgia school assault case

Oct. 3, 2018 7:36 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Education Department said Wednesday that it is investigating whether a Georgia school district's policy allowing transgender students to use the bathroom of their choice created a "hostile environment" for a 5-year-old girl who said she was sexually assaulted in a school bathroom. The...

Full loan relief rare for students at for-profit colleges

Sep. 8, 2018 6:03 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is granting only partial loan forgiveness to the vast majority of students approved for help because of fraud by for-profit colleges, according to preliminary Education Department data obtained by The Associated Press. The figures demonstrate the impact of...

Under DeVos, full loan relief rare for for-profit students

Sep. 7, 2018 5:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is granting only partial loan forgiveness to the vast majority of students approved for help because of fraud by for-profit colleges, according to preliminary Education Department data obtained by The Associated Press. The figures demonstrate the impact of...