• The University of Illinois system has extended for another year an in-state tuition freeze that has been in effect since fall the 2014, reports The Chronicle of Higher Education. In a written statement, system president Timothy L. Kille...

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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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  • NC Governor Fights to End Bathroom Dispute

    Posted on October 19 2017

    North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper (D) on Wednesday submitted a consent decree with the plaintiffs to the U.S. District Court in Greensboro that seeks to end a legal dispute over bathroom access for transgender individuals, according to ...

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  • Virginia state delegates Joseph Yost (R-Giles) and Tony Wilt (R-Harrisburg) plan to introduce legislation to protect student privacy by prohibiting state colleges and universities from releasing student directory information to third par...

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  • Illinois State Senator Chapin Rose and State Representative Dan Brady will present comprehensive reform to the state's higher education system, according to an interview with WJBC. One of the key provisions would be for th...

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  • A federal district judge this week temporarily blocked enforcement of key parts of a controversial Texas immigration enforcement law two days before it was scheduled to take effect, The Texas Tribune reported. Texas Senate Bill 4, in an...

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  • The Illinois House of Representatives successfully overrode Gov. Bruce V. Rauner's veto of a spending bill for the 2018 fiscal year, reports The Chronicle of Higher Education and Inside Higher Ed. The state had been without a budget...

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  • A new Maryland law limits the conditions under which public colleges may decrease financial aid, disallowing reductions when a student's aid exceeds the cost of college or with permission from a scholarship provider—a practice ...

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  • Connecticut Bill to Track Transfer

    Posted on June 15 2017

    A pending Connecticut law would require the state's public universities to release data on credit acceptance for transfer students as well as graduation rates for those students, Inside Higher Ed reported. Additionally, under the leg...

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