• The Tuition-Reset Strategy

    Posted on September 25 2017

    Presidents and trustees at private colleges are increasingly interested in assuaging student concerns about affordability by slashing sticker prices, with a surprisingly high number of colleges and universities in recent weeks announcing...

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  • The Education Department’s Office of Inspector General wants the agency to claw back $713 million in loans and grants from Western Governors University, claiming that the limited role of faculty in courses&...

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  • Just Like Obama Did?

    Posted on September 22 2017

    As advocates for survivors of sexual assault await more information on the Department of Education’s new approach to sexual misconduct on campus, they’re raising concerns that Secretary Betsy DeVos and her team are doing exac...

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  • The Department of Education rejected two recent calls to improve its monitoring of the financial health of colleges and universities -- despite findings that its metrics predicted only half of institutional closures in recent y...

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  • Every U.S. president since Jimmy Carter has pledged commitment to historically black colleges, or HBCUs. And just about every year, HBCU leaders gather in Washington D.C., to lobby Congress and the White House. This year President Trump...

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  • Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos insisted about 10 times during her recent policy address that there's a "better way" for colleges handle campus sexual assault. Now, as officials begin work to find it, they may ...

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  • President Trump's pick to lead the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities fits the mold of many of the administration's key appointments. Like many administration officials, Johnathan Holifield, a...

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  • The Education Department has offered its stamp of approval for the controversial sale of two massive for-profit colleges, Kaplan University and the Art Institutes, according to emails obtained by BuzzFeed News — allowing both schoo...

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  • Prior-Prior's Payoff

    Posted on September 18 2017

    Changes made last year to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid led to new behaviors both intended and unintended by students and colleges and universities, according to survey results and other data presented at a Friday session ...

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  • Support for State Free Tuition Programs Grows

    Posted on September 18 2017

    A new poll from the Campaign for Free College Tuition shows support continues to increase for free college tuition programs that benefit academically qualified students. Support for tuition-free state programs increased to 47&...

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