SOURCE: Made By History at the Washington Post
by Adam Laats
Public education has long been envisioned as a black box that can fix the social problems created by inequality in the United States. When it has failed to perform this miracle, the education system has been subjected to successive waves of wrenching reform. It's time to fix the society outside the school walls.
SOURCE: Chronicle of Higher Education
Critics of the Department of Education contend that its investigations into alleged free speech violations by university administrations are part of a conservative politics of grievance aimed at higher education institutions. The DOE says conservative groups are being singled out.
SOURCE: Daily Iowan
University of Iowa Will Halt Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Training After White House Executive Order
The university's statement claimed in essence that the threat of losing federal grants and contracts could not be ignored.
SOURCE: Washington Examiner
Education Department Opens Investigation into Princeton University after President Deems Racism 'Embedded' in the School
The Department of Education's justification appears to boil down to the idea that acknowledging institutional racial inequality embedded over centuries is the functional equivalent of discrimination.
SOURCE: The Chronicle of Higher Education
From the moment the Department of Education was born, critics — Republicans, almost exclusively — have sought to dismantle it.
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