02 mars 2019

College Groups Blast DeVos Title IX Proposal

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Higher ed lobby says new regulations governing campus handling of sexual misconduct complaints would create a quasi-legal system that would burden colleges and infringe on the rights of students. More...

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Expectations Build for College Transparency Legislation

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. With Democrats in charge of the House education committee, supporters of a student-level data system hope to see progress in Congress on transparency for college outcomes. More...

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Alexander Wants New Higher Ed Law by End of Year

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. A top staffer for Senator Lamar Alexander, a Tennessee Republican and chairman of the Senate education committee, said Monday that the senator wants to pass a reauthorization of the Higher Education Act before Christmas. More...

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Trump Administration Pulls New IG Pick

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. After criticism from Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Massachusetts Democrat, the White House reversed its pick to replace the acting inspector general, the top watchdog within the Department of Education. More...

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For-Profit Law School Seeks Shift to Nonprofit

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Recently under the microscope, Florida Coastal School of Law becomes latest for-profit institution to seek nonprofit status. More...

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Bill Would Require Federal Agencies to Report Work With HBCUs

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Bipartisan legislation introduced Wednesday would codify into law a 2017 executive order directing federal agencies to work more closely with historically black colleges on opportunities for federal grants and contracts. More...

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More Time to Comment on Title IX Rule

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The Education Department said Tuesday it would reopen the public comment period for a proposed Title IX sexual misconduct rule. More...

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Education Department Backtracks on Accreditation

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The Trump administration backtracked this week on two proposals that would reshape the role of college accreditors. More...

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Next on College Completion Agenda: Equity

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Community colleges are realizing that addressing racial and income equity are the missing pieces to improving completion rates. And Achieving the Dream wants to help them eliminate that inequity. More...

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What Single Moms Need to Succeed in College

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Community college graduation rates are poor, but they’re even worse for single mothers. Only 8 percent of single mothers enrolled in an associate or bachelor’s degree program graduate within six years, according to the Institute for Women’s Policy Research. More...

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