• The Trump administration on Sunday unveiled a list of immigration principles in preparation for negotiations over legislation to address the fate of undocumented individuals brought to the U.S. as children, reported The New York Times. ...

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  • A new report by the U.S. Education Department's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) shows that college students are borrowing more and taking longer to pay off the debt, reports Inside Higher Ed. The report looked at pat...

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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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  • Senate Republican leaders on Friday released a budget resolution leaving out reconciliation language from an earlier House budget blueprint that mandated billions in cuts for education programs, Inside Higher Ed reported. The absence of ...

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  • A new federal report by the U.S. Education Department's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) projects that enrollment in American postsecondary institutions will grow 15 percent from 2014 to 2025, reports Inside Higher Ed....

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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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  • Perkins Loans Expire

    Posted on October 3 2017

    The federal Perkins Loan program expired on Saturday after key Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) blocked legislation to extend it, Inside Higher Ed reported. The lapse will leave approximately 1,500 colleges and universities and 500,000 stu...

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  • College Scorecard Updated

    Posted on October 2 2017

    Late last week, the U.S. Education Department published updated information on the College Scorecard, including a new feature that allows students to compare data from up to 10 institutions at once. The update is a significant win for pr...

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  • Thirty-two democratic Senators sent a letter last week to U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos expressing concerns with the department's decision to rescind Obama-era guidance on campus sexual assault. The agency's move shows &qu...

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  • IRS Data Retrieval Tool Restored

    Posted on October 2 2017

    On Sunday, the U.S. Education Department and the Internal Revenue Service restored the data retrieval tool (IRS DRT) for the federal financial aid system, Inside Higher Ed reported. The online tool, introduced in the 2010-11 academic yea...

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