Biden administration softens new charter school rules

Fatima Fokina

Placeholder while article actions load Under pressure from charter school advocates, the Biden administration on Wednesday said some of the tough new rules for federal funding are not as tough as they appear. In a series of tweets, the Education Department said it supports high-quality charter schools and tried to […]

Biden Takes Step Toward Regulating Cryptocurrencies

Fatima Fokina

WASHINGTON — President Biden signed an executive order on Wednesday directing the federal government to come up with a plan to regulate cryptocurrencies, recognizing their popularity and potential to destabilize traditional finance. The order, under development for months, will coordinate efforts among financial regulators to better understand the risks and […]