• A number of colleges in the mainland United States are offering assistance to students in Puerto Rico, many of whom have had their homes and campuses devastated by hurricanes. Tulane University is offering a tuition-free s...

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  • The Federal Trade Commission and 11 states launched a sprawling offensive on Friday against companies that operate student loan debt relief scams — marking the first time that the government has run a coordinated nationwide effort ...

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  • Democrats are working to stop Education Secretary Betsy DeVos from rescinding Obama-era guidance on how colleges should handle sexual assaults on campus. Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) introduced legislation on Thursday&nb...

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  • President Trump will extend a March 5 deadline to end protections for young undocumented immigrants if Congress fails to act by then, according to a Republican senator who spoke directly with the president about the issue. Sen. James La...

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  • Free Impact on N.Y. Community Colleges

    Posted on October 13 2017

    Tens of thousands of people have applied for or expressed interest in New York's free public college tuition program since it was announced earlier this year. And now that the academic year has started and those who qualified for the...

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  • The New, Improved IPEDS

    Posted on October 12 2017

    There has hardly been an easier target for disdain in higher education circles than the federal graduation rate produced through the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. The federal government's primary data collection veh...

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  • A Texas Tech University police officer was fatally shot Monday night, and a student has been arrested for the killing. The student, Hollis A. Daniels, is 19 years old and did not have his firearm registered with Texas Tech, which the uni...

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  • The White House on Sunday delivered to Congress a long list of hard-line immigration measures that President Trump is demanding in exchange for any deal to protect the young undocumented immigrants known as Dreamers, imperiling a fledgli...

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  • Three higher education associations issued a joint statement Friday on student transfer and the awarding of college credits -- an area that has drawn increasing criticism in recent years. The guidelines from the Ameri...

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  • Outsourcing Rape Investigations

    Posted on October 9 2017

    When Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced she had withdrawn the Obama administration’s rules on investigating campus rape, her message rang clear: due process and fairness were paramount. "The notion that a school must d...

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