• Two recent reports from the Institute of International Education (IIE) show a decline in new international student enrollment at American universities, reports Inside Higher Ed.  The reports are: "Open Doors," a comp...

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  • Report Finds For-Profits Defraud Students

    Posted on November 14 2017

    A new report by the Century Foundation found that nearly all allegations of fraud submitted to the U.S. Department of Education by students cite for-profit colleges, reports The Chronicle of Higher Education. The report shows that 98.6 ...

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  • Accreditation Bill Reintroduced

    Posted on November 14 2017

    U.S. Representative Ron DeSantis (R-FL) introduced a bill last week that would allow states to create a parallel accrediting system to direct federal student aid money to career training programs, reports Inside Higher Ed. The bill, he ...

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  • This year, we have witnessed a number of natural disasters that have devastated communities, from Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana; Hurricane Irma in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and the Caribbeans; and Hurricane Maria in Pue...

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  • Tuesday’s elections resulted in Democratic gubernatorial wins in Virginia and New Jersey. Virginia elected current Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam to serve in the state’s top office. Northam has pledged to provide more mon...

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  • Almost 85 percent of graduating Tennessee high school students this year applied to the Tennessee Promise, a scholarship program that provides two years tuition-free at a state community or technical college, reports Inside Higher Ed and...

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  • The Indiana Commission for Higher Education released a report on its recent study of reverse transfer policy for Indiana students. The study found that while several Indiana state educational institutions have signed reverse transfer de...

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  • Princeton University and Microsoft have filed a joint federal lawsuit against President Trump's rescinding of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, reports Inside Higher Ed.  A DACA-protected student, M...

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  • House Republicans on Thursday unveiled a sweeping tax overhaul plan including several measures that would place new tax burdens on colleges and students, reported Inside Higher Ed. Overall, the proposal would slash corporate tax rates, r...

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  • In April 2016, the European Parliament adopted the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which specifies how consumer data of citizens in the European Union (EU) should be used and protected. The regulation, effective May 2018, has ...

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