• California lawmakers approved a first-in-the-nation bill late last week to define what amounts to consensual sexual activity in colleges in the state, a milestone at a time when colleges across the country are under close scrutiny for ho...

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  • Last week, U.S. Senators Kirsten E. Gillibrand (D-NY) and John Thune (R-SD) called for a review of how the Air Force Academy handles sexual assault cases, citing concerns about "very serious allegations of wrongdoing." The...

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  • California's legislature approved a measure that would allow 15 of the state's community college districts to issue four-year degrees for a limited number of high-demand programs such as dental hygiene, radiologic technology and ...

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  • Corinthian Colleges Inc., the struggling for-profit higher education company that recently agreed to sell of close its 107 campuses, is facing two new challenges, according to The Chronicle of Higher Education. In a regulatory filing on...

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  • Oregon's much-discussed proposal to offer students tuition-free college in exchange for a portion of their earnings after graduation failed to gain the support of the state's higher education board last week, The Oregonian report...

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  • Texas State Senator Leticia Van de Putte, the Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor, unveiled a proposal last week to invest $2 billion in a new fund to provide free community and technical college to Texas high school graduates, Th...

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  • On Monday, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed lawsuits against two student loan debt relief companies, accusing them of charging borrowers large upfront fees to enroll them in free government programs. According to the complai...

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  • States are poised to provide 3.6 percent more in higher education appropriations for the 2015 fiscal year, compared to last year, according to an informal survey by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. The project...

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  • A Kentucky judge this week ordered the for-profit National College to pay $147,000 in fines for refusing to comply with a subpoena from the state's attorney general, The Lexington Herald-Leader reported. Kentucky Attorney General Ja...

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  • Legislation signed in 2012 requiring state colleges in Connecticut to end lower-level, no-credit remedial courses and, instead, embed support into entry-level classes or a college-readiness program by 2014, has been revised, reports The ...

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