• Jerry Brown, California's governor, released his revised budget last week, which includes $50 million in funding for the University of California system that will be sequestered until concerns raised by the state's auditor are re...

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  • Democratic members of the House Education and the Workforce Committee recently proposed a campaign of higher education proposals to address access, affordability and completion, reports Inside Higher Ed. Virginia Democrat Bobby Scott&nb...

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  • The U.S. Department of the Treasury is set to raise federal student loan interest rates in July, reported Money magazine. Rates will increase from 3.76 percent to 4.45 percent for undergraduates and from 5.31 percent to 6 percent for gra...

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  • The Common Application on Tuesday announced plans for a new application for transfer students, The Chronicle of Higher Education reported. Jenny Rickard, the organization's president and chief executive, said that the move the revamp...

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  • U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday delivered a keynote address at an education technology conference in Salt Lake City, calling for significant changes to the federal government's approach to K-12 and higher education, P...

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  • Late last week, U.S. Representatives Glenn Thompson (R-PA) and Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL) introduced legislation to reauthorize the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act, which provides federal support to career education pr...

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  • Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Sunday signed a bill into law that gives local police officers unfettered authority to check an individual's immigration status during routine stops, NPR reported. The legislation also applies to campus ...

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  • President Trump confused and angered advocates for historically black colleges and universities on Friday when he suggested that certain aid to HBCUs could be unconstitutional, reports The New York Times and Inside Higher Ed. The contro...

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  • As U.S. colleges and universities are seeing declining numbers of applications from overseas, they are working to reassure international students that they are welcome here, reports The Associated Press. Nearly half of the country's...

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  • Congress reached a deal Sunday night on a massive spending package funding the federal government for the remainder of the fiscal year, Politico reported. The $1 trillion omnibus bill would increase funding for the National Institutes of...

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