• The U.S. Education Department last week outlined changes to civil rights investigations that advocates fear will mean less consistent findings of systemic discrimination at colleges, according to Inside Higher Ed. The agency's Office...

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  • DHS Issues New Guidance on DACA

    Posted on June 19 2017

    The Trump administration will not immediately eliminate protections for undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children, The New York Times reported. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued new gu...

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  • A second federal appeals court on Monday declined to revive President Trump's revised travel ban, adding to legal setbacks for his executive order as the U.S. Supreme Court considers a similar ruling, The Hill reported. The U.S. Cou...

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  • U.S. Representatives Luke Messer (R-IN) and Jared Polis (D-CO) introduced legislation last week that would allow for the voluntary implementation of competency-based education demonstration projects at institutions of higher education. T...

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  • The U.S. Department of Education today announced plans to roll back two Obama-era regulations reining in for-profit colleges, reported Inside Higher Ed. The borrower-defense-to-repayment regulation—effective July 1—and the ga...

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  • Connecticut Bill to Track Transfer

    Posted on June 15 2017

    A pending Connecticut law would require the state's public universities to release data on credit acceptance for transfer students as well as graduation rates for those students, Inside Higher Ed reported. Additionally, under the leg...

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  • Institutions have been required to report to NSLDS at the program level since 2014, yet many institutions remain non-compliant. This free AACRAO/Dept of Ed webinar will help.

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  • The Michigan Court of Appeals, in a 2-to-1 decision, upheld the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor's campus gun ban, reported The Detroit Free Press. Tuesday's ruling permits the university to regulate the possession of firearm...

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  • The U.S. Education Department on Tuesday gave the clearest indication to date that it might roll back, or at least alter, the controversial gainful employment regulations put in place by the Obama administration, The Chronicle of Higher ...

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  • The U.S. Department of Education on Friday announced the partial restoration of the IRS Data Retrieval Tool, which allows students and families to automatically import tax information already on file with the government into the Free App...

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