Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

Supreme Court’s DACA decision protects thousands of educators, students

June 18, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The question in the case was not whether DACA can be eliminated, but whether the Trump administration acted properly in its attempt to do so. The majority opinion, which was joined by Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer and Elena […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

Federal judge blocks Ed Dept’s emergency aid rule in Washington state

June 15, 2020

Via: Education Dive

College administrators and sector lobbying groups fumed when Education Secretary Betsy DeVos in late April issued guidance that limited unauthorized students, including recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, from receiving emergency grants under the CARES Act. […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Higher ed leaders push back as Ed Dept bars undocumented students from aid

April 23, 2020

Via: Education Dive

For weeks, colleges and leaders across higher ed pressed the U.S. Department of Education to clarify the limits on the $6 billion or so in federal aid Congress set aside in the recent stimulus package for students whose lives were […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

These court cases could shift the K-12 landscape in 2020

December 19, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The country is three years deep into Donald Trump’s presidency, which has seen, among other changes, significant policy overhauls from the U.S. Department of Education and a right-leaning Supreme Court bench ruling on landmark cases. With multiple lawsuits pending in […]


Supreme Court to Tackle DACA. What Does It Mean for Students, Teachers, and Schools?

November 8, 2019

Via: Education Week

When the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday takes up a case about the Trump administration’s effort to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the 700,000 recipients of the program’s relief from deportation will be on edge. Many of those undocumented […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

House bill giving DACA students permanent status faces ‘uphill battle’ in Senate

June 6, 2019

Via: Education Dive

DACA, which was established in 2012 under the Obama administration, grants temporary legal status to immigrants brought illegally to the U.S. as children. The Trump administration has since proposed to end the program, making nearly 1 million young adults eligible […]