Education Department

FILE- In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo people walk by Old Main on the Penn State University main campus in State College, Pa. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, becomes available Monday, Oct. 1, 2018. It’s widely considered the most important document in securing money for higher education as current and prospective students must fill it out annually to get federal student aid including loans, grants, work-study and certain scholarships. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

Education Dept sets deadline for Public Service Loan Forgiveness waiver

The Education Department’s waiver to broaden eligibility for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program will expire on Oct. 31.

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How three agencies cope with funding uncertainty under continuing resolutions

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Federal appeals court strikes down FLRA decision setting higher bar for union negotiations

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Education Department looking at zero trust to secure bots from being compromised

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This OES-16 East  GeoColor satellite image taken Friday, Aug. 20, 2021, at 11:40 a.m. EDT., and provided by NOAA, shows Tropical Storm Henri in the Atlantic Ocean. Henri was expected to intensify into a hurricane by Saturday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. Impacts could be felt in New England states by Sunday, including on Cape Cod, which is teeming with tens of thousands of summer tourists. (NOAA via AP)

Agencies draw up new plans for preparing employees, federal facilities for climate change

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Troubled student loan forgiveness program gets an overhaul

The Biden administration is temporarily relaxing the rules for a student loan forgiveness program that has been criticized for its notoriously complex…

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4 agencies win $311M to modernize IT, cybersecurity

GSA, OPM, Education and DHS received funding for IT modernization projects with a focus on cybersecurity and improving citizen services.

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A Tuesday like no other: Feds recall shock of 9/11

Federal News Network asked readers who were in federal agencies that day to share their experiences of 9/11, in honor of the 20th anniversary on Saturday.

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