• The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday announced that it would not hear arguments in a high-profile case on transgender student rights, reported Politico. The decision comes following the Trump administration's withdrawal of Obama-era fed...

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  • Trump Signs Revised Travel Ban

    Posted on March 7 2017

    President Trump on Monday issued a new executive order barring nationals from six Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S., The Hill reported. The order, effective March 16, includes a number of changes meant to help it withstand...

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  • The Trump Administration clearly missed an opportunity to provide leadership on an important issue facing our country when it decided to rescind the Department of Education's guidance aimed at protecting transgender students. In the ...

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  • Fewer undocumented immigrant students in California have applied for state-level financial aid under the California Dream Act this year, reports Inside Higher Ed. As of Monday, the California Student Aid Commission had received 23,743 a...

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  • Clean Slate for Embattled Accreditor

    Posted on March 2 2017

    The National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI) recommended last week that the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) continue as a gatekeeper of federal student aid for 18 m...

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  • According to a newly released federal audit, the U.S. Education Department should do more to monitor risky colleges and protect students from unexpected closures like the 2014 collapse of the for-profit Corinthian Colleges, Inside Higher...

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  • Maryland lawmakers are currently considering legislation that would prohibit public and private colleges and universities in the state from asking questions about criminal history on their applications, The Washington Post reported. The ...

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  • President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order on historically black colleges and universities, one day after meeting with dozens of HBCU leaders at the White House. The mostly symbolic order aims at signaling the administra...

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  • A group of Senate Democrats sent a letter on Thursday to U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos requesting information about a new task force on higher education regulations, according to The Washington Post. President Trump reportedly ta...

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  • President Trump on Tuesday directed the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to enforce the nation's immigration laws more aggressively, expanding the pool of undocumented immigrants targeted for deportation and increasing the ...

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