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US military academy athletes can now delay service, go pro

WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Mark Esper has opened the door for athletes at the nation’s military academies to play professional sports after they...

Biden plan: Free community college, expanded loan programs

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden wants to make community and technical college free and federal college loan programs more generous as he charts a...

Leading Democrats gather for funeral of SC’s Emily Clyburn

WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Leading congressional Democrats and some of the party's presidential contenders gathered Sunday for the funeral of Emily Clyburn, wife...

DeVos issues new loan forgiveness rule for swindled students

WASHINGTON (AP) - Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has issued a new rule on loan forgiveness for students defrauded by their colleges, a rewrite of...

Trump signs student debt forgiveness for disabled veterans

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Hundreds of millions of dollars in federal student loan debt owed by tens of thousands of disabled military veterans will...

Trump faces backlash over plan to dip into Pell reserves

Education advocates say a Trump administration plan to use federal Pell Grant money for space exploration would jeopardize aid for future college students.The plan...

Trump targets Pell Grant money for NASA’s budget boost

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration is hoping to shift money for Pell Grants for college education to fund new spending, including a $1.6...

Julián Castro makes universal pre-K focus of education plan

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro on Monday unveiled an education plan that joins other 2020 candidates in calling for tuition-free...

Julián Castro makes universal pre-K focus of education plan

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro is calling for free public college tuition and universal prekindergarten under a new education plan...

Oprah Winfrey gets emotional at Hollywood empowerment event

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Oprah Winfrey may have been the main honoree at The Hollywood Reporter's inaugural Empowerment in Entertainment luncheon, but it was...