• The U.S. House of Representative's Education and the Workforce Committee on Tuesday held its first hearing on higher education in the 115th Congress as lawmakers look toward reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. The hearing f...

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  • AACRAO joined a broad coalition of higher education groups to urge the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to ensure that the United States remains an ambition for the brightest students and scholars from around the world. The nearly 5...

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  • Rocky Path to Confirmation for DeVos

    Posted on February 2 2017

    U.S. Education Secretary nominee Betsy DeVos's path to confirmation hit a potential snag this week. The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee on Tuesday advanced the nomination of Michigan billionaire to the f...

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  • More than 200 institutions provided the U.S. Department of Education with notice that they will appeal gainful employment ratings that found their programs to be failing or close to failing, reports Inside Higher Ed. Ratings released by...

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  • New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's office announced it has settled a lawsuit with DeVry Education Group. New York sued the for-profit after an investigation found that the institution lured students with ads that exaggera...

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  • All adult residents in Tennessee will be able to attend the state's community colleges tuition- and fee-free, announced Governor Bill Haslam this week. As reported in Inside Higher Ed, the idea is an expansion of the Tennessee P...

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  • Fate of DACA Program Still Uncertain

    Posted on February 1 2017

    Despite promises to roll back Obama's executive orders on immigration, President Trump has so far left intact an order safeguarding 750,000 immigrants currently protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, ...

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  • The U.S. Department of Education on Monday officially delayed the effective dates of final regulations issued by the Obama administration, according to a notice published in the Federal Register. The notice carries out President Donald T...

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  • The U.S. Department of Education clarified last week that the state authorization reciprocity agreement known as SARA will satisfy a key piece of distance education regulation, reports The Chronicle of Higher Education.   Unde...

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  • Democratic attorneys general from five states and the District of Columbia on Tuesday filed a motion to intervene in a federal case involving the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), ProPublica reported. The...

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