20 avril 2019

Senator's Report Calls For Paid Athletes

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. Murphy, in the 15-page report titled "Madness Inc.: How Everyone Is Getting Rich Off College Sports -- Except the Players," highlights how those involved in sports benefit financially -- the advertisers, executives, coaches and other college officials. More...

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‘The Legging Problem’

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. A letter from a Notre Dame mother, urging women to not wear the gym attire in lieu of pants, prompts backlash and debate. More...

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Judge: Sex Assault Suit Against Yale Can Proceed

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. A former Yale University basketball captain who was expelled over sexual assault allegations will be allowed to continue his lawsuit against the institution, a federal judge ruled Monday. More...

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Mumps Outbreak at Temple University

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. Officials have diagnosed more than 100 probable and confirmed cases of the disease, which has largely been eliminated in the United States. More...

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Feds Recommend Colleges Clarify Financial Aid Offers

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The Education Department this week issued recommendations for colleges to improve the transparency of financial aid offered to students. More...

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Rethinking Federal Lending to Parents

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Lending program for parents of undergraduates has expanded beyond its intended use, leaving many borrowers with debts they struggle to repay, report finds. Co-authors argue Congress should cap borrowing under the Parent PLUS program. More...

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Liberal Group Rips Proposed Changes to Accreditation Standards

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Proposed changes to college accreditation standards would reduce transparency and weaken federal oversight, according to a brief released Thursday by the liberal think tank Center for American Progress. More...

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Debt Without Default

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Some experts think it's time to rethink how the government collects on defaulted student loans, moving away from punitive measures that may not help borrowers make progress toward paying debt. More...

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Proposal Would Overhaul Public Service Loan Forgiveness

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Democratic lawmakers introduced a bill Thursday that would cut the wait time for debt relief under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness and expand eligibility to any borrower who holds a federal student loan. More...

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Call for Accountability System for All Colleges

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Senator Chris Murphy, a Connecticut Democrat and member of the Senate education committee, argued in a speech Thursday for a federal accountability system that would apply to all colleges. More...

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