10 juin 2019

Unintended Consequences of GOP Tax Law

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Tax-cut law rushed to passage in 2017 included increase in taxes on students with college scholarships. Lawmakers say they plan to introduce fix this week. More...

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Boosting Aid With a Tax on Business

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Washington State's new scholarship program, which will help make college free for thousands of students, will be funded by a tax on businesses that need highly skilled and educated employees. More...

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Report: Free College Programs Have Grown Rapidly

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. A report released Tuesday by the Century Foundation found that since the introduction of Tennessee's tuition-free scholarship program five years ago, 15 new free college programs have been created across the country. More...

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Finalists Named for Best Hispanic-Serving Colleges

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Excelencia in Education, a nonprofit organization that seeks to improve education outcomes for Latinx college students, on Thursday announced 20 finalists that will receive the group's first annual Seal of Excelencia certification. More...

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Study Finds More Low-Income Students Attending College

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. A new report claims more poor students than ever are enrolling in the nation's colleges and universities, but a disproportionate number are attending less selective or open-access institutions, which may hinder their chances for success. More...

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Minnesota Community College Faculty Will See Nearly $2M in Back Pay

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Faculty members at Minnesota's 30 community colleges will see nearly $2 million in back pay after their union settled a dispute with the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system on Wednesday. More...

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Boost for Community Colleges Means 1-Year Bust for Universities

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. New analysis of Oregon Promise tuition-free scholarship program found that it increased community college enrollment but decreased enrollment at four-year institutions in the first year, and that fewer first-generation and low-income students benefited financially than expected. More...

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Failure to Launch

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. A new report explains how and why a public-private partnership that sought to help more community college students transfer to selective universities failed. More...

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University of Iowa Cuts Journal Subscriptions

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Blaming unsustainable price increases, librarians at the university reach out to faculty members and graduate students to draw up a list of 820 journal subscriptions to cancel. More...

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Are ‘Big Deals’ Actually Good Deals?

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Cost is the No. 1 reason why colleges end their “big deals” with publishers, but not everyone thinks the agreements are really that expensive. More...

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