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Maggie Webb, a junior high school math teacher at Clark Avenue School in Chelsea, Mass., volunteered to teach in a high-needs area in exchange for a federal grant called the TEACH grant. But a new report found that Webb and thousands of others had their grants converted to loans because of seemingly minor issues. Kayana Szymczak for NPR hide caption

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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos stumbles during her interview with Lesley Stahl on CBS's 60 Minutes. 60 Minutes/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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A Rocky Appearance For DeVos On '60 Minutes'

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Education Department Wants To Protect Student Loan Debt Collectors

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While Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has in some ways made little progress on her signature issue — school choice — she spent much of her 12 months in office undoing work that she and many conservatives viewed as overreach by the Obama administration. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Congress Changed 529 College Savings Plans, And Now States Are Nervous

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How A Deregulated Internet Could Hurt America's Classrooms

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Starting this week, there are two people appointed to the job of acting director of the CFPB, and it's unclear who will get to stay. Mick Mulvaney, President Trump's current budget director and pick for the position, has gone on the record supporting the elimination of the bureau, which would make it easier for loan services to take advantage of borrowers. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Yerianne Roldán and Zuleyka Avila are both seniors at Colonial High School in Orlando, scrambling to readjust their plans for college. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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For Many Puerto Ricans, College Plans Washed Away With Hurricane Maria

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As DACA Winds Down, DREAMers Turn Toward Different Futures

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