18 février 2017

Trump Backlash at Howard

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. As the White House and congressional Republicans plan overtures to black colleges, activists on one campus rally to bar the president from campus. Read more...

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Decision Day for DeVos

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The Senate education committee is set to vote today on the nomination of Betsy DeVos in an unusually contentious confirmation process for an education secretary. Read more...

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Data Fears and Downloads

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Some education researchers have begun downloading federal data amid questions about the new administration's commitment to continuing transparency efforts. Read more...

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200 Colleges to Appeal Gainful Employment Ratings

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. More than 200 colleges have given the U.S. Department of Education notice that they will appeal gainful employment ratings that found their programs to be failing or close to failing. Read more...

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Support for Income-Share Agreements Over Loans

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. When provided with specific information on what their monthly payments would be, more than half of students and parents in a national survey said they would prefer using an income-share agreement to traditional student loans for financing a college education, according to an American Enterprise Institute report released Thursday. Read more...

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Communication Chill

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. As EPA freezes grants, agencies issue internal guidance to employees on outside communications, stirring fears of political interference in science. Read more...

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Court Sides With Drug Legalization Group in Speech Dispute

HomeBy Jake New. Iowa State University cannot bar a student group from using the university’s logo and mascot on T-shirts advocating the legalization of marijuana, a federal appeals court ruled Monday. Read more...

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Report: Hiring of Women's Coaches Stagnates

HomeBy Jake New. While Title IX has helped the number of female college athletes soar 500 percent since 1972, the same cannot be said about women coaches. In the last four decades, the percentage of women’s teams being coached by women has fallen from 90 percent to 40 percent. Read more...

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Conservative, Libertarian Groups Propose Campus Free Speech Bill

HomeBy Jake New. Several conservative and libertarian organizations are urging state lawmakers to adopt legislation that aims to "restore and protect freedom of thought and expression" on college campuses. Read more...

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‘Every Campus a Refuge,’ but Can Refugees Come?

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. For a group of faculty members, students and staff at a Pennsylvania community college prepared to sponsor a refugee family, their plans are on hold. Read more...

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