• The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear arguments in October regarding President Trump's travel ban, The Hill reported. However, parts of the ban will go into effect until a ruling is issued, according to the justices' un...

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  • AACRAO joined 18 other higher education groups to send a letter to Senate leaders on Tuesday, urging a "different approach" to the health care bill released by Republican lawmakers last week. The legislation includes cuts to M...

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  • A group of Senate Democrats on Tuesday sent a letter to U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos citing major concerns with the department's recent moves on civil rights enforcement, The Chronicle of Higher Education reported. The lette...

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  • A federal judge on Wednesday issued an order partially blocking enforcement of the gainful employment rule for cosmetology schools, Inside Higher Ed reported. In February, the American Association of Cosmetology Schools sued the U.S. Ed...

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  • The U.S. Education Department last week outlined changes to civil rights investigations that advocates fear will mean less consistent findings of systemic discrimination at colleges, according to Inside Higher Ed. The agency's Office...

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  • DHS Issues New Guidance on DACA

    Posted on June 19 2017

    The Trump administration will not immediately eliminate protections for undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children, The New York Times reported. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued new gu...

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  • 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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