U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced several new hires this week, including Candice E. Jackson as deputy assistant secretary for the department's Office of Civil Rights and Josh Venable as chief of staff. Olivier Douliery/Getty Images hide caption

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Here's The Fine Print On The Country's Biggest-Ever Free College Plan

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President Trump signs the first travel ban. The second ban has been stayed, for now, but some say it's still affecting American higher education. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Travel Ban's 'Chilling Effect' Could Cost Universities Hundreds Of Millions

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Teachers, Lawyers And Others Worry About The Fate Of Student Debt Forgiveness

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A New Kind Of March Madness Hits Schools

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Students at Howard University in Washington, D.C. The historically black university is opening Howard West at Google's headquarters in Mountain View. Howard University hide caption

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Google Hopes To Hire More Black Engineers By Bringing Students To Silicon Valley

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Applying For College Aid Just Got Harder

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