• Shutdown Over DACA?

    Posted on November 30 2017

    Congress must reach an agreement to fund the federal government beyond the current December 8 deadline. As the deadline nears, concern is growing in both parties that a clash over the fate of Dreamers could trigger a government shutdown....

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  • GOP Tax Reform Plan Barrels Forward

    Posted on November 30 2017

    Earlier this month, the House passed the sweeping Republican tax reform bill in a 227 to 205 vote, Inside Higher Ed reported. Thirteen Republicans voted against the plan. The bill did not receive support from any Democrats. At the same ...

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  • The U.S. Office of Federal Student Aid (FSA) recently released a revised National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) Enrollment Reporting Guide. The update was prompted by an issue regarding enrollment status changes and dates of determina...

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  • The Trump administration has retroactively restored financial aid eligibility to some 300,000 students who attended now-shuttered institutions, reported The Chronicle of Higher Education. Last fall, the U.S. Education Department—u...

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  • International enrollment at U.S. colleges and universities has skyrocketed since the 2008 economic downturn, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center. The study, based on an analysis of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforce...

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  • The U.S. Justice Department has accused Harvard University of failing to cooperate with its investigation of the university's admissions policies, reported The Chronicle of Higher Education and Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. H...

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  • GOP Begins Rewrite of Federal Aid Law

    Posted on November 30 2017

    The education committee of the Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives is set to release an opening salvo in Congress’s long-overdue reauthorization the Higher Education Act, the law that oversees federal financial aid program...

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  • How the Tax Bills Would Hit Higher Ed

    Posted on November 30 2017

    As Republican leaders in the Senate lobbied to secure the votes needed for a drastic overhaul of the U.S. tax system, higher education leaders and student groups have continued to keep the spotlight on provisions in b...

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  • California Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against Ashford University, a for-profit chain, and parent company Bridgepoint Education, accusing it of engaging in unlawful marketing...

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  • In documents released this week ahead of a negotiated rule-making session on the gainful-employment rule, the Department of Education signaled potential limits to the Obama-era regulation that went into effect last year. The gainful-emp...

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