Department of Education
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Two years into the federal government's program, some failing schools are doing worse.
States can now apply to renew their waivers for one year, instead of two.
The number of homeless students has increased by nearly 75 percent since the recession began.
To receive continued flexibility, states must take their accountability measures one step further.
Martha Kanter serves as undersecretary of education, overseeing higher education policies and programs.
Student loan interest rates not doubling this fall, but still increasing.
Report says states have to make a lot of progress before Common Core standards are implemented in 2014.
A National Consumer Law Center study says many debt relief companies are profiting on student borrowers.
The Department of Education issued the maximum fine for unreported offenses in 2001 and 2002.
An NRA-funded study proposes that federal grants should be used to pay armed guards to protect schools.