• A federal judge in Hawaii extended his previous order blocking the Trump administration's revised travel ban until the state's lawsuit over the executive action is resolved, The Hill reported. Earlier this month, federal judges ...

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  • The Republican and Democratic leadership of the Congressional education committees, along with a bipartisan group of 39 other lawmakers, sent a letter to U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, calling on the department to assist students ...

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  • DeVos Considers Year-Round Pell

    Posted on March 30 2017

    U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos made her first official visit to an institution of higher education on Friday, touring jobs training programs at Valencia College, The Chronicle of Higher Education reported. Speaking at the two...

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  • President Trump made an 11th-hour request for nearly $18 billion in additional spending cuts to education grants, medical research, and other discretionary programs for the remaining 2017 fiscal year budget. The White House on Friday sen...

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  • A new study by the National Bureau of Economic Research found a connection between the drop in home prices during the Great Recession and the increase in student loan defaults over the same period, reports Inside Higher Ed. Student loan...

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  • Meeting on NSLDS Enrollment Reporting

    Posted on March 30 2017

    Earlier this month, AACRAO staff and representatives met with Federal Student Aid staff at the Education Department to discuss the nearly 1,000 institutions who are out of compliance in their NSLDS enrollment reporting.  Specif...

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  • Congressional leaders of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives education committees sent a letter to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos requesting a briefing to discuss the sudden suspension of the Internal Revenue Service's data...

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  • The U.S. Department of Education on Thursday announced plans to reverse an Obama administration directive prohibiting student loan collectors from charging certain fees, reported The Washington Post. The Trump administration revoked 201...

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  • The Department of Justice on Friday filed an appeal with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit in Maryland, challenging a ruling that temporarily blocked the Trump administration's revised travel ban. The Washington Post repo...

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  • Over 560 college and university presidents signed a letter urging the Trump administration to preserve the Obama administration's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, Inside Higher Ed reported. The program, which cu...

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