• Representatives from AACRAO, along with over 35 veteran and military organizations, gathered last week for a roundtable discussion on the Post-9/11 GI Bill and other pending legislation. The meeting, hosted by the American Legion, focus...

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  • Earlier this month, the U.S. State Department published a notice in the Federal Register that aims to change the visa vetting process to subject certain applicants to enhanced questioning. The agency's proposal calls for ten addition...

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  • The Trump administration on Tuesday released its fiscal year 2018 budget request. The finalized version hews closely to the president's skinny budget unveiled in March, proposing deep cuts to federal student aid and research pro...

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  • The U.S. Education Department announced plans to select one company to service student loans on its behalf, rather than the nine contractors that currently handle the federal government's $1.2 trillion portfolio of education loans, r...

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  • A new paper by the Community College Research Center at Columbia University's Teacher College found that attending a community college first and then transferring is less expensive than enrolling at a four-year institution as a fresh...

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  • Hundreds of thousands of defaulted student loan borrowers could be stuck in limbo in the wake of a complex legal battle involving dozens of debt collection companies fighting over contracts with the U.S. Department of Education, Inside H...

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  • A bipartisan group of senators released a bill Monday that would overturn the ban on a federal unit-record data system to allow for the tracking of educational and employment outcomes of college students, Politico reported. The College ...

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  • On Monday, Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton vetoed a higher education budget bill, arguing that the legislation does not spend enough on the state's universities and student aid while criticizing several other provisions, Inside Higher...

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  • U.S. Representatives Elise Stefanik (R-NY), Mark Pocan (D-WI), Louise Slaughter (D-NY), John Duncan (R-TN), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), and Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA) introduced bipartisan legislation on Wednesday to extend the Perkins ...

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  • The Trump administration's full budget proposal for the 2018 fiscal year, scheduled to be released next week, includes major changes to federal financial aid programs, according to details reported by The Washington Post. The newspap...

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