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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos appeared Thursday before a hearing of the House Education and Labor Committee in Washington, D.C. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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House Democrats Grill Betsy DeVos Over Denying Student Borrower Relief

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President Trump has signed an executive order that will broaden Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act to apply to discrimination based on anti-Semitism. He is seen here signing the order at a Hanukkah reception at the White House. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos testifies before the Senate education committee on March 28. Zach Gibson/Getty Images hide caption

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Betsy DeVos Overruled Education Dept. Findings On Defrauded Student Borrowers

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The FTC said the University of Phoenix's ads sought to mislead prospective students by suggesting the school had close ties to Twitter, MGM and other large companies. University of Phoenix via FTC hide caption

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Lawsuit Claims SAT And ACT Are Illegal In California Admissions

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Mike Calhoun talks about how student loans are forcing younger Americans to delay homeownership at a housing conference in September. Bridgett Turner/Courtesy of the Center for Responsible Lending hide caption

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Student Loans A Lot Like The Subprime Mortgage Debacle, Watchdog Says

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Democratic presidential candidates Pete Buttigieg (left) and Bernie Sanders have taken differing positions on how comprehensive free college plans should be, which gets at a philosophical difference over the role of government assistance. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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Drew Lehman of Lansdale, Pa., became unable to work after a traumatic car accident. He's one of hundreds of thousands of borrowers who qualify to have their student loans erased because of significant, permanent disabilities. Natalie Piserchio for NPR hide caption

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Student Loan Borrowers With Disabilities Aren't Getting Help They Were Promised

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Union members protest at Harvard University in May over an increasing number of harassment and discrimination cases. The union began an indefinite strike Tuesday, with one of its key proposals aimed at strengthening protections against harassment and discrimination. Michael Dwyer/AP hide caption

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A growing number of public libraries across the country are revising their policies to eliminate overdue fines. Connie Hanzhang Jin/NPR hide caption

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Neodosha, Kan., has a population of 2,300. A wealthy donor has promised to pay college tuition for students who live in the town. Celia Llopis-Jepsen/KCUR/Kansas News Service hide caption

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Wealthy Donor Promises College Tuition To Help Spur Growth In Hometown

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These Students Speak Perfect Spanglish — And Now They're Learning To Own It

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Active Shooter Drills May Not Stop A School Shooting — But This Method Could

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Students at Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, in Santiago. The university participates in gratuidad, so tuition is free for qualifying students. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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What The U.S. Can Learn From Free College In Chile

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