• Numerous states are considering legislation that would require transgender people to use the bathrooms that correspond to the sex listed on their birth certificates, Politico Morning Education reported.  The measure come ...

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  • Princeton University last week sued the U.S. Education Department to stop the release of documents that would reveal some of the university's admissions procedures, reports Inside Higher Ed. The documents were obtained by the E...

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  • Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson signed an act last week creating the Arkansas Future Grant, ArFuture, an effort to boost the state's work force, reports Inside Higher Ed. The grant offers free tuition to traditional or nontradition...

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  • Congressional leaders of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives education committees sent a letter to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos requesting a briefing to discuss the sudden suspension of the Internal Revenue Service's data...

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  • The U.S. Department of Education on Thursday announced plans to reverse an Obama administration directive prohibiting student loan collectors from charging certain fees, reported The Washington Post. The Trump administration revoked 201...

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  • The Department of Justice on Friday filed an appeal with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit in Maryland, challenging a ruling that temporarily blocked the Trump administration's revised travel ban. The Washington Post repo...

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  • Over 560 college and university presidents signed a letter urging the Trump administration to preserve the Obama administration's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, Inside Higher Ed reported. The program, which cu...

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  • Trump Budget Slashes Education Funding

    Posted on March 16 2017

    The Trump administration today released its "America First" budget blueprint, which includes deep cuts to federal student aid and research programs, The Washington Post reported. The proposal would slash the U.S. Educatio...

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  • Early Thursday, a federal judge in Maryland temporarily blocked parts of President Trump's revised travel order, according to The Washington Post. The narrow order suspends only the portion that stopped the i...

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  • The Common Application has announced it will keep questions about applicants’ criminal background and disciplinary records, rejecting a call to drop the questions, reported Inside Higher Ed. Many colleges have included questions a...

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