22 mai 2018

White House Spending Cuts Would Hit AmeriCorps Funding, Preserve Student Aid

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. A $15 billion package of proposed spending cuts released by the White House Tuesday would leave student aid and campus-based research untouched. More...

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Some House GOP Urged Preservation of Public Service Loan Forgiveness

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. In a letter last month to Representative Virginia Foxx, the chair of the House education committee, 13 House Republicans urged that the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program be preserved. More...

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DeVos to Review Restrictions on Religious Institutions

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Department offers few details in release of regulatory agenda, and some say review may be as much symbolic as substantive. More...

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Buy One, Get One Tuition-Free

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. A two-year college in Ohio will award students a free second year of tuition if they successfully finish their first year while completing at least 30 credit hours. More...

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Texas, Florida Colleges Dominate Aspen Finalists

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. The biennial award recognizes two-year institutions that are improving student outcomes and access. Each of the colleges must demonstrate that it is making significant achievements in student learning, certificate and degree completion, transfer to a four-year institution, employment and postgraduate earnings, and providing access and closing achievement gaps for low-income students and students of color. More...

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Focusing on the Finish Line

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. A new analysis from Civitas Learning shows that many students are dropping out of their colleges despite having earned the majority of the credits they need for their degrees. More...

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Maryland Moves on Free Community College

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Maryland's Republican governor, Larry Hogan, said he plans to sign into law a new program that would cover the cost of tuition to the state's community colleges, according to The Washington Post. More...

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Why Part-Time Success Matters

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. A new report from EAB shows that part-time student success in community colleges is key to closing achievement gaps for minority students. More...

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Focusing on the Finish Line

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. A new analysis from Civitas Learning shows that many students are dropping out of their colleges despite having earned the majority of the credits they need for their degrees. More...

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Decreasing Defaults in Indiana

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Facing increasing student loan default rates, Indiana's community college system has focused on helping students with their financial literacy. More...

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