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Financial Aid Is Restored for Prisoners in the Education Plan That’s Tucked Into the Stimulus Bill

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Senator Patty Murray of Washington, the ranking Democrat on the Education Committee, said the simplification, coupled with other technical fixes she helped negotiate, made the...
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Edward P. Lazear, Economist and Presidential Adviser, Dies at 72

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Edward P. Lazear, a pioneering labor economist at Stanford University who advised President George W. Bush during the financial crisis, died on Monday. He was...
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Biden’s Education Department Will Move Fast to Reverse Betsy DeVos’s Policies

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WASHINGTON — Like most federal agencies, the Education Department followed President Trump’s lead in seeking to undo the legacy of his predecessor, and Education Secretary...
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China Threatens to Detain Americans if U.S. Prosecutes Chinese Scholars

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WASHINGTON — Chinese officials have told the Trump administration that security officers in China might detain American citizens if the Justice Department proceeds with prosecutions...
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Race for Coronavirus Vaccine Pits Spy Against Spy

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WASHINGTON — Chinese intelligence hackers were intent on stealing coronavirus vaccine data, so they looked for what they believed would be an easy target. Instead...
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At the State Dept., Calling for Alliances and Acting as a Coalition of One

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WASHINGTON — Announcing new limits on Chinese diplomats in the United States and expanded sanctions against international prosecutors, the Trump administration took a series of...
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U.S. Labels Chinese Language Education Group a Diplomatic Mission

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WASHINGTON — The State Department announced on Thursday that it was designating the U.S. headquarters of a Chinese government educational organization as a diplomatic mission,...
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Education Dept.’s Civil Rights Chief Steps Down Amid Controversy

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WASHINGTON — The Education Department’s civil rights chief has for 40 years labored to enforce civil rights protections in the nation’s schools and universities, but...