24 août 2015

OriginLab debuts special coursework package for higher ed students

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. OriginLab, a leading publisher of data analysis and graphing software, announced it will begin offering an OriginPro Coursework Package to students and instructors at the undergraduate and graduate levels of accredited academic institutions this coming semester. More...

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Pell Grants and Fire Departments

By Matt Reed. Taxpayers have funneled millions -- nay, billions -- of dollars into fire departments around the country over the years. More...

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More Borrowers Enroll in Income-Based Repayment

HomeThe number of federal student loan borrowers enrolling in income-based repayment options grew by more than half over the past year, the Education Department said on Thursday. Read more...

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Clinton Seeks to Boost College Benefits of AmeriCorps

HomeHillary Clinton on Thursday said she wanted to boost the number of AmeriCorps members and significantly expand the educational benefits associated with the program. Read more...

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Clinton Pushes Aid for College Students Who Are Parents

HomeHillary Clinton on Friday outlined some of the details to her plan for the federal government to do more to support students working to get undergraduate degrees while also raising children. Read more...

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New Owners for Ellucian

HomePrivate equity firms Leonard Green & Partners and TPG Capital have agreed to buy higher education software provider Ellucian. Read more...

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Judge Invalidates Component of Foreign Student Work Program

HomeA federal judge's ruling last week invalidated the 17-month extension for postgraduation work training for international students in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields, but stayed the decision until February to give the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) time to submit the rules for the program for public comment. Read more...

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The Week That Was

HomeBy Paul Fain. Hillary Clinton has kept higher education policy wonks busy of late. The Democrat's $350 billion plan to rein in student debt generated responses from her presidential rivals on both sides of the aisle. Read more...

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Defining College Affordability

HomeBy Doug Lederman. President Obama's plan for free community college. Bernie Sanders's vision of two years of debt-free college. Lamar Alexander's nascent proposal to rewrite the Higher Education Act to produce a more effective higher ed system. Read more...

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Trump's Unexpected Support for International Students

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump may be known for his nativist rhetoric and policy positions in favor of mass deportations of undocumented immigrants, the building of a border wall billed to the treasury of Mexico, and the elimination of birthright citizenship for children whose parents are in the U.S. illegally -- but his recent comments on international students struck a welcoming tone. Read more...

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