13 janvier 2020

Tax Implications for Colleges in Budget Bill

HomeBy Paul Fain. The U.S. Senate passed budget bills for the 2020 fiscal year, which if signed by President Trump would avert a government shutdown that would begin today. Higher education and scientific research programs generally fared well under the budget. More...

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Calif. Mulls Adding Cal State Campus

HomeBy Paul Fain. California's Legislature has funded a study to determine whether the state should add a 24th campus to its California State University system, EdSource reported. More...

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New Information Site for Federal Aid

HomeBy Paul Fain. The U.S. Department of Education has rolled out a new website for information on federal student aid. The StudentAid.gov site pulls together student-facing pieces of other federal sites hosted by the department. It also includes one phone number for all loan servicer contact centers: 1-800-4-FED-AID. More...

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Poll on Higher Education's Affordability and Accessibility

HomeBy Paul Fain. Most adults in the U.S. (60 percent) say education beyond high school is available to anyone in the country who needs it, according to newly released results of a Gallup poll. That finding is similar to what Gallup found in 2015, the last time it asked that question. More...

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Gates Foundation's New Grants for 'Intermediaries'

HomeBy Paul Fain. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on Wednesday announced a new $20 million grant program for 12 organizations that will act as intermediaries between a broad set of partner groups and colleges that are attempting substantial transformations around student success. More...

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UT Austin Details Sexual Misconduct by Employees

HomeBy Paul Fain. The University of Texas at Austin on Thursday acknowledged the sexual misconduct of 17 of its 27,000 employees, including three faculty members, during the past two years, The Texas Tribune reported. More...

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Cuts Averted in Budget Deal

HomeBy Paul FainCongressional budget deal includes meaningful increases in funding for higher education and scientific research, ignoring deep slashes proposed by the Trump administration. More...

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Report: Trump Wants Student Debt Plan

HomeBy Paul Fain. President Trump wants his aides to propose a plan to take on student debt and the cost of college, The Washington Post reported. More...

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Feds' New Methodology for Borrower Defense

HomeBy Paul Fain. Betsy DeVos, the U.S. secretary of education, on Tuesday announced a new methodology for the Education Department to cancel loan debt balances held by defrauded students. The announcement comes amid sustained criticism by Democrats in the U.S. Congress and legal challenges by consumer advocates about the department's plan to offer partial loan relief in many cases. More...

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Analysis of Local Skills Gaps

HomeBy Paul Fain. A new report seeks to give a localized view of mismatches between job seekers' skills and those sought by employers. More...

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