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PRESS RELEASE: DFI Urges Supreme Court to Stop Biden’s Latest Student Loan Cancellation Scheme

The Defense of Freedom Institute for Policy Studies (DFI) today called on the U.S. Supreme Court to stop the Biden administration’s Read More

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PRESS RELEASE: New DFI Study Finds Learning Loss Persisted Despite Massive COVID-19 Recovery Funding

Calls into question whether throwing more money at a broken K-12 system can fix it WASHINGTON—As appropriations season in Congress hits Read More

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BLOG | Shunning the Sunlight: The Department of Education prioritizes ramming through its unpopular agenda over fulfilling its duty to inform the public

If sunlight is the best disinfectant, the Department of Education is desperately trying to avoid a deep cleaning. Read More

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STATEMENT: Judge Rules Biden Title IX Regulation Cannot Go into Effect in Four States Represented by DFI in First-in-the-Nation Federal Lawsuit

The Defense of Freedom Institute for Policy Studies (DFI) President and Co-Founder Bob Eitel released the following statement after the Read More

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PRESS RELEASE: DFI Hauls the Biden Administration into Court for the Fourth Time After Public Document Requests Go Unanswered for Years

The latest lawsuit seeks records demonstrating the influence of the teacher unions on the U.S. Department of Education’s management of Read More

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PRESS RELEASE: Defense of Freedom Institute Joins Court Battle for Education Freedom for Michigan Families

Today, the Defense of Freedom Institute for Policy Studies (DFI) joined the legal battle to overturn Michigan’s (purportedly) Read More

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The Federalist | Op-Ed: ‘$50 Billion’ Chicago Teachers Union Contract Demands Higher Pay And Lower Expectations

The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) has kicked off a season of contract negotiations by issuing a $50 billion list of demands that will Read More

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Inside Higher Ed | Op-Ed: Troubled FAFSA Rollout Hides Deeper Problems

The new FAFSA formula undermines the longtime goal of creating a better, fairer federal student aid process Read More

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STATEMENT: DFI Releases Statement on Biden Administration’s Final Title IX Rule

President Biden’s new Title IX rule is a textbook example of how extremists in the administration have hijacked the law to force radical Read More

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STATEMENT: DFI Statement on President Biden’s Latest Student Loan Cancellation Plan

President Biden does not have the legal authority he claims to carry out mass loan Read More

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Real Clear Education | Op-Ed: Biden Administration’s Rule Change Threatens Funding for the Most Disadvantaged Students

Growing up in a Latino household meant that Saturdays were reserved for household chores. Every week, my mother would wake me up from my Read More

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Real Clear Education | Op-Ed: Biden Administration’s Rule Change Threatens Funding for the Most Disadvantaged Students

Despite its stated goal of expanding access to higher education for “students from the most disadvantaged backgrounds Read More

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City Journal | Op-Ed: The Biden Administration Benches Female Athletes

To label the administration’s proposed changes as highly controversial would be an Read More

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PRESS RELEASE: DFI Statement on ‘Respecting the First Amendment on Campus Act’

This bill pushes back against the harsh illiberalism that has swept across too many of our colleges and universities in recent Read More

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PRESS RELEASE: DFI Sues Biden Administration for Refusing to Produce Records Related to Potential Ethics Issues Arising Out of Student Loan Litigation 

DFI filed a lawsuit today for access to records that probe the relationship between the U.S. Department of Education and a public interest Read More

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Real Clear Policy | Op-Ed: Save America from SAVE Loan Forgiveness

Public discussion of student loan forgiveness has waned since the Supreme Court struck down the Biden administration’s $430 billion mass Read More

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PRESS RELEASE: DFI Joins Fight for Education Freedom, Parents’ Rights in South Carolina Supreme Court Case

DFI joined with two former South Carolina State Superintendents of Education—Mick Zais and Barbara Nielsen—to fight for education Read More

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PRESS RELEASE: DFI Supports State of Idaho in its Fight to Protect Public Schools’ Legal Right to Maintain Sex Segregated Locker Rooms, Bathrooms

DFI supports the state of Idaho in its fight to protect public schools' legal right to maintain sex segregated locker rooms and Read More

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PRESS RELEASE: DFI Demands Civil Rights Investigation into an Illinois Public School Segregating Students, Classes by Race

DFI filed a civil rights complaint today with the U.S. Department of Education demanding it investigate Evanston Township High Read More

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PRESS RELEASE: DFI Releases Statement on House Vote to Stop Biden’s Backdoor Student Loan Forgiveness Scheme

WASHINGTON—Defense of Freedom Institute for Policy Studies (DFI) President and Co-Founder Bob Eitel released the following statement Read More