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Busting the Myths about Private Colleges

NAICU debunks the major myths surrounding private nonprofit colleges and universities. Visit to get the facts!

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Private Colleges Focus on Affordability

New campus affordability measures are helping to keep students' and families' out-of-pocket costs as low as possible. Tuition cuts and freezes, three-year degree programs, and more. Complete list



What the Education Department's Information-Security Breakdowns Really Mean

Chronicle of Higher Education

February 4, 2016

In hearings this week and last fall, members of Congress warned that the U.S. Department of Education, with its databases containing sensitive information on millions of students and parents, is a prime target of hackers. The lawmakers accused top department officials of failing to secure the agency’s vulnerable information systems.The hearings featured highly technical testimony from government investigators and department officials, along with plenty of finger-pointing and outrage from lawmakers. Yet amid all the anger and acronyms, observers may have been left wondering: Should I be worried?

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