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President Trump has signed an executive order that will broaden Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act to apply to discrimination based on anti-Semitism. He is seen here signing the order at a Hanukkah reception at the White House. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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News Brief: Impeachment Probe, Trade Deal, Student Debt Case

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U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos testifies before the Senate education committee on March 28. Zach Gibson/Getty Images hide caption

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Betsy DeVos Overruled Education Dept. Findings On Defrauded Student Borrowers

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The FTC said the University of Phoenix's ads sought to mislead prospective students by suggesting the school had close ties to Twitter, MGM and other large companies. University of Phoenix via FTC hide caption

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News Brief: Impeachment Probe, Ukraine Cease-Fire, College Admissions Suit

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Lawsuit Challenges University Of California System's Use Of SAT, ACT

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Lawsuit Claims SAT And ACT Are Illegal In California Admissions

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Mike Calhoun talks about how student loans are forcing younger Americans to delay homeownership at a housing conference in September. Bridgett Turner/Courtesy of the Center for Responsible Lending hide caption

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Student Loans A Lot Like The Subprime Mortgage Debacle, Watchdog Says

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Democratic presidential candidates Pete Buttigieg (left) and Bernie Sanders have taken differing positions on how comprehensive free college plans should be, which gets at a philosophical difference over the role of government assistance. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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Drew Lehman of Lansdale, Pa., became unable to work after a traumatic car accident. He's one of hundreds of thousands of borrowers who qualify to have their student loans erased because of significant, permanent disabilities. Natalie Piserchio for NPR hide caption

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Education Department Could Do More To Help Student Loan Borrowers With Disabilities

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