• A federal judge on Tuesday evening issued a nationwide injunction blocking the Trump administration from ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, reported The New York Times. The ruling by Judge William Alsup of ...

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  • The Trump administration this week granted a reprieve to Ashford University, which was facing a loss of its ability to enroll student veterans using GI Bill education benefits, reported The Chronicle of Higher Education. In November, th...

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  • Grand Canyon University is once again attempting to convert to a nonprofit institution, The Chronicle of Higher Education reported. In a news release, President and Chief Executive of Grand Canyon University Brian Mueller, cited the rece...

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  • The U.S. Department of Justice this week launched an investigations into whether the ethics code of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) violates federal antitrust law, Inside Higher Ed reported. The agency ...

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  • The number of college students enrolled in at least one online course continued to increase at U.S. institutions in the 2016 academic year, according to newly-released data from the U.S. Education Department's Integrated Postsecondar...

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  • Career Education Colleges and Universities (CECU), the main lobbying group representing for-profit colleges, called on Congress this week to give schools that were previously approved by the now-defunct Accrediting Council for Independen...

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  • The Trump administration is considering a significantly stricter standard for federal student loan fraud claims. According to Inside Higher Ed, the U.S. Education Department will propose a plan next week that would require borrowers to d...

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  • Trump's Travel Ban Back in the Courts

    Posted on January 4 2018

    A federal appeals court panel ruled late last month that President Trump's third travel ban violates federal law, reported The Washington Post. The three-judge panel with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit stated that the...

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  • Last month, Congress passed another short-term spending bill to avert a government shutdown just days before Christmas, The Hill reported. The continuing resolution funds the federal government through January 19. The House passed ...

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  • How Higher Ed Fares in the Final Tax Bill

    Posted on December 21 2017

    The U.S. House and Senate this week approved sweeping legislation to overhaul the tax code, sending the package to President Trump's desk for signature. Negotiators from both chambers reached agreement on Friday on the final tax ref...

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