The Department of Education has published its final regulations for the Federal Direct PLUS Loan Program. The looser rules for financial eligibility make it easier for students from low-income families to fund their higher education.
Through no fault of their own, even if every single Latino voter in the nation voted for a Democrat, Republicans would keep their majority in the House, an analysis finds. Blame gerrymandering and racial demographics.
Professor Wayne Dawkins of Virginia’s Hampton University talks to The Root about the court order to redraw Virginia’s congressional districts and how a 1960s case concerning New York City’s Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood set a precedent.