21 avril 2018

A Partial Fix

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. The budget bill President Trump signed Friday fixes a technical problem for private scholarship providers that rely on federal student aid data to help students pay for college. More...

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Maryland's Legislature Approves 2-Year Promise Scholarships

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Lawmakers in Maryland approved legislation Monday that would double the amount of state scholarship money available to low-income community college students in the state. More...

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Editor: Student Paper Alleging Sex Scandal Stolen

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. The editor of the Spokane Falls Community College student newspaper and a journalism instructor believe someone stole more than 400 copies of an edition of the paper that featured an article about the college's former president, according to The Spokesman-Review. More...

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Community College Debaters Win National Championship

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. For the first time in 25 years, students from a community college took home the National Collegiate Debate Championship trophy. More...

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Battery Conviction in Saudi Student's Death

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. A Minneapolis man was acquitted of murder but convicted of aggravated battery in the October 2016 death of a Saudi Arabian student at the University of Wisconsin Stout, the Associated Press reported. More...

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Arizona Court: DACA Students Ineligible for In-State Tuition

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The Supreme Court unanimously ruled that existing federal and state laws do not allow the Phoenix-area Maricopa County Community College District to offer in-state tuition rates to DACA recipients. More...

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The Pros and Cons of Purdue’s 7-Year Freeze

HomeBy Greg Toppo. Holding tuition flat since 2012-13 has raised the land-grant university’s profile and helped it grow, but it is fueling competition for resources by academic departments -- and Purdue is still working to enroll more students from Indiana. More...

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Another Higher Ed Bill Stalled in Congress

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. With renewal of the Higher Education Act turning into partisan grudge match, a popular career-training bill could be a straightforward accomplishment for Congress. But key lawmakers remain far apart. More...

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New Study on Income-Driven Repayment Plans

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Enrollment in income-driven repayment plans for student loans can change significantly depending on the particular benefit emphasized to borrowers, according to a National Bureau of Economic Research paper released Monday. More...

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As Civil Rights Office Gets More Money, It Limits Investigations

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Department of Education has narrowed scope of civil rights inquiries -- a necessary step, it says, to deliver speedier resolutions to students and colleges. Some criticize changes, especially in light of new funding from Congress to support investigations. More...

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