• An overwhelming majority of colleges and universities did not change priority aid deadlines in response to an earlier financial aid cycle last year, according to a surveyof member institutions by the National Association of Student ...

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  • The 2018 budget resolution released by Republican lawmakers Tuesday claims the Pell Grant program is on shaky financial ground and calls for reforms to ensure grants "go to students with the most need, that students complete school ...

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  • Tennessee Republican Phil Roe, the chairman of the House veterans affairs committee, will amend an update to the Post-9/11 GI Bill to include full restoration of benefits for veterans affected by the sudden closure of for-profit institut...

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  • The Culling of Higher Ed Begins

    Posted on July 19 2017

    It has become trendy to predict that higher education is on the verge of a major collapse, what with enrollments falling as loan debt and rising tuition cause students and families to ask harder questions about the value of a college cre...

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  • A new analysis from the American Council on Education found higher graduation rates at minority-serving institutions than federal data suggests. The report from ACE, which is higher education's umbrella group, was based on data ...

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  • Students and parents are borrowing more to pay for college, according to the latest installment of a survey by Sallie Mae, which the large student lender has conducted for a decade. The average amount students and families (Sa...

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  • Expanding GI Bill Benefits

    Posted on July 18 2017

    Testifying before the House of Representatives veterans' affairs committee Monday, Will Hubbard, the vice president of government affairs at Student Veterans of America, said if student veterans sat down to write an update to the GI&...

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  • Baylor isn’t the only school that doesn’t list disciplinary violations on its students’ transcripts. Many other universities in Texas and across the nation, including the University of North Texas, have similar pol...

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  • Tens of thousands of people who took out private loans to pay for college but have not been able to keep up payments may get their debts wiped away because critical paperwork is missing. The troubled loans, which total at least $5 billi...

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  • Senator Seeks Resignation of OCR Head

    Posted on July 18 2017

    Senator Patty Murray, a Washington Democrat and the top Democrat on the Senate education committee, called for Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to remove her top civil rights official because of controversial comments on campus sexual ass...

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