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Fox News | Op-Ed: Widespread student support of Hamas attacks exposes ‘moral bankruptcy’ of US higher education

As Hamas carried out unspeakable horror against Israeli civilians, out came a litany of student groups on campuses across the country Read More

Press Release
PRESS RELEASE: DFI Leads Coalition to Block Biden Administration and Accreditors from Illegal Regulation of Private Companies Providing Online Higher Education Services

A coalition of former U.S. Department of Education (ED) officials is leading the charge to stop a large higher education accrediting Read More

In the News
National Review | Op-Ed: Biden’s Zombie Student-Loan Bailout Continues to Stalk Taxpayers

You thought the Biden administration was done with going around Congress to reward key constituencies? Think Read More

In the News
Washington Examiner | Op-Ed: The long march of the campus Title IX coordinators

The administration’s Title IX rulemaking is a master class in how the Left leverages centralized regulatory power to embed Read More

In the News
Fox News | Op-Ed: Biden Just Invented a New Way to Rob Taxpayers for Student Debt Heist

After the Supreme Court ruled on President Biden’s illegal student loan bailout scheme, the scheduled return to loan repayment should Read More

Blog
BLOG: Education Secretary’s Back to School Tour Celebrates Teacher Union Bosses and Failing Schools

Last week, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona embarked on a Back to School bus tour spanning five states Read More

In the News
The Federalist | Op-Ed: New Education Standards Force Gay History, Climate Alarmism, And ‘Math Identity Rainbows’ On Students

Education standards have devolved, in several states, into a free-for-all of cramming woke nonsense into every corner of Read More

Press Release
PRESS RELEASE: New Defense of Freedom Institute Report Exposes How Unions Train Educators to Indoctrinate Students

WASHINGTON– A new report from the Defense of Freedom Institute for Policy Studies (DFI) reveals how America’s two largest teacher Read More

Press Release
PRESS RELEASE: DFI Sues Biden Administration for Records Regarding Weakened Oversight of University Financial Disclosure Laws

Requests also seek administration records on foreign money flowing to universities, Education Department’s cozy relationship with higher Read More

In the News
Real Clear Education | Op-Ed: Don’t Double Pell Grants. Disconnect Them from Tuition

Progressives’ call to “double Pell grants” is as wrongheaded as their plan to unilaterally transfer student loan debt to other Read More

Press Release
PRESS RELEASE: New DFI Report Proposes Major Overhaul of Pell Grant Program to Pay for Living Expenses, Not Tuition

Says calls for ‘doubling Pell’ won’t fix college access or affordability; nor will it improve college completion rates Read More

In the News
The Federalist | Op-Ed: Librarian-In-Chief Joe Biden Dreams Up Illegal Federal Library Code For Public Schools

President Joe Biden is unlawfully wielding his power to stop parental efforts to remove sexually explicit books from public school Read More

Blog
BLOG: Falling Reading and Math Scores Reveal Teacher Union Hypocrisy

New Nation’s Report Card test scores show that America’s 13-year-olds are scoring significantly worse in reading and math Read More

Press Release, Public Statement
DFI Statement on SCOTUS Ruling In ‘Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard’

Today’s ruling finally recognizes that the use of race in higher education admissions is anathema to the Constitution and our federal Read More

Press Release
PRESS RELEASE: DFI Statement on SCOTUS Ruling In ‘Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard’

WASHINGTON—The Defense of Freedom Institute for Policy Studies (DFI) released the following statement after the U.S. Read More

In the News
Fox News | Op-Ed: Biden’s school manifesto won’t confront this very real danger in our kids’ schools

Any White House hoping to escape public attention about a damaging issue drops harmful documents just before a long holiday weekend. A Read More

Press Release
PRESS RELEASE: DFI Statement on ‘Lowering Education Costs and Debt Act

WASHINGTON—The Defense of Freedom Institute for Policy Studies (DFI) released the following statement from Co-Founder Jim Blew after Read More

Press Release, Public Statement
PRESS RELEASE: DFI Statement on Biden’s Veto of Bill Blocking Mass Student Loan Forgiveness

WASHINGTON—The Defense of Freedom Institute for Policy Studies (DFI) released the following statement from Robert S. Read More

Press Release, Public Statement
PRESS RELEASE: DFI Statement on Senate Vote to End Biden’s Student Loan Bailout

WASHINGTON—The Defense of Freedom Institute for Policy Studies (DFI) released the following statement from Bob Read More