• Transfer Under One Roof

    Posted on January 16 2018

    Matthew Holland was on sabbatical at the University of Oxford last summer when he was asked to speak to members of Parliament at the Palace of Westminster about how to bridge the divide between vocational education and the traditional fo...

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  • A company that once had financial ties to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was one of two firms selected Thursday by the Education Department to help the agency collect overdue student loans. The deal could be worth hundreds of millions o...

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  • The Return of Earmarks

    Posted on January 12 2018

    House Republicans and President Trump have signaled an interest in evaluating whether congressional earmarks could be restored for the first year since 2011. That discussion has rekindled a long-running debate in higher ed about the appr...

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  • A bipartisan group of six senators has reached a deal that would shield Dreamers from deportation and make other changes to immigration laws and border security — but the framework has yet to win over the White House and other key ...

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  • New Analysis of Student Loan Default Data

    Posted on January 12 2018

    The looming student loan crisis is worse than previously thought, according to a new analysis of federal data on student loan default, which the U.S. Department of Education released in October. The Brookings Institution published t...

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  • Purdue Names Its Kaplan Acquisition

    Posted on January 12 2018

    Purdue University announced Wednesday that the new online university it is seeking to create with Kaplan University will be called Purdue Global University, or Purdue Global for short. Purdue's unprecedented and contr...

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  • The U.S. Department of Justice has launched an investigation into whether the ethics code of the National Association for College Admission Counseling violates federal antitrust law. The department has sent information requests to NACAC...

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  • In the middle of an intense political fight about the program that shields from deportation young immigrants who were brought illegally to the United States as children, a federal judge in California issued a nationwide injunction late T...

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  • Ashford University will maintain its GI Bill eligibility — for now. The for-profit institution, which was the subject of a Chronicle investigation in November, faced a Tuesday deadline from the U.S. Department of Ve...

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  • President Trump and congressional negotiators on Tuesday outlined the parameters of a potential immigration deal during a lengthy bipartisan meeting at the White House, a major step toward avoiding a government shutdown. The presid...

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