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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Sen. Ted Cruz announced their proposal for Education Freedom Scholarships on Thursday. The scholarships would allow students to attend private schools or take part in apprenticeships, among other things. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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When Kelly O'Brien went to work at Fidelity Investments a year and a half ago, she was excited to learn the company would contribute to her student loan payments. Kelli Martin hide caption

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A New Benefit: Some Companies Help Workers Pay Down Student Loans

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Rural School District In Wyoming To Open A 1-Student Schoolhouse

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After Losing Appeal, Bennett College Seeks Alternate Accreditation

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Oakland teachers and parents carry signs as they march to the Oakland Unified School District headquarters this week. Nearly 3,000 teachers in Oakland have gone on strike and are demanding a 12 percent retroactive raise. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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What A Surge Of Teacher Strikes Nationwide Do And Don't Have In Common

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