• A second federal appeals court on Monday declined to revive President Trump's revised travel ban, adding to legal setbacks for his executive order as the U.S. Supreme Court considers a similar ruling, The Hill reported. The U.S. Cou...

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  • U.S. Representatives Luke Messer (R-IN) and Jared Polis (D-CO) introduced legislation last week that would allow for the voluntary implementation of competency-based education demonstration projects at institutions of higher education. T...

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  • The U.S. Department of Education today announced plans to roll back two Obama-era regulations reining in for-profit colleges, reported Inside Higher Ed. The borrower-defense-to-repayment regulation—effective July 1—and the ga...

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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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  • The results of a new survey on internationalization efforts at U.S. colleges include priorities and progress, reports Inside Higher Ed. More than 1,100 American colleges and universities responded to the survey conducted by the American...

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  • The University of Southern California accepts far more transfer students than other private colleges, reports The Los Angeles Times. According to the latest data from the National Center for Education Statistics, Princeton University ha...

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  • Yesterday, AACRAO released the report from the Transcript Disciplinary Notations Work Group. The association established the Work Group in April 2016 in response to growing interest from AACRAO members, new and proposed state legisl...

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  • The Michigan Court of Appeals, in a 2-to-1 decision, upheld the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor's campus gun ban, reported The Detroit Free Press. Tuesday's ruling permits the university to regulate the possession of firearm...

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  • The U.S. Education Department on Tuesday gave the clearest indication to date that it might roll back, or at least alter, the controversial gainful employment regulations put in place by the Obama administration, The Chronicle of Higher ...

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  • The U.S. Department of Education on Friday announced the partial restoration of the IRS Data Retrieval Tool, which allows students and families to automatically import tax information already on file with the government into the Free App...

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