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The Washington Post

Education Dept. Releases Records at Center of a Lawsuit Over Accrediting Panels

Education Dept. Releases Records at Center of a Lawsuit Over Accred...

February 23, 2018

The U.S. Department of Education this week began releasing records on controversial higher education accrediting agencies, relenting in response to a lawsuit filed by a public policy think tank.
The U.S. Department of Education this week began releasing records on controversial higher education accrediting agencies, relenting in response to a lawsuit filed by a public policy think tank.

February 23, 2018

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The Riverdale Press, NY

College Students Rally Against Cuomo's Planned Aid Cuts

College Students Rally Against Cuomo's Planned Aid Cuts

February 23, 2018

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has called for eliminating more than $35 million earmarked for dozens of private nonprofit colleges across the state, and students aren’t happy.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has called for eliminating more than $35 million earmarked for dozens of private nonprofit colleges across the state, and students aren’t happy.

February 23, 2018

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Boston Globe, MA

Several Colleges in New England Now Cost $70,000 — or More

Several Colleges in New England Now Cost $70,000 — or More

February 23, 2018

It’s well known that attending a private university in the Northeast is expensive. But the price tag has now risen above $70,000 at some schools.
It’s well known that attending a private university in the Northeast is expensive. But the price tag has now risen above $70,000 at some schools.

February 23, 2018

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U.S. News & World Report

Don't Make Getting Financial Aid Harder - Opinion Piece

Don't Make Getting Financial Aid Harder - Opinion Piece

February 23, 2018

Justin Draeger writes: Last September, the department upended long-standing guidance and practice by reinterpreting the existing law to prohibit schools from sharing students' financial aid application information with other financial aid awarding entities, even with student authorization, creating another unnecessary hoop for students to jump through in order to receive their financial aid information.
Justin Draeger writes: Last September, the department upended long-standing guidance and practice by reinterpreting the existing law to prohibit schools from sharing students' financial aid application information with other financial aid awarding entities, even with student authorization, creating another unnecessary hoop for students to jump through in order to receive their financial aid information.

February 23, 2018

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The New York Times

College Endowments Opt for Alternative, and Less Lucrative, Route

College Endowments Opt for Alternative, and Less Lucrative, Route

February 23, 2018

It’s official: Returns for college and university endowments for the 2017 fiscal year are in, and while they averaged a respectable 12.2 percent for the year, over the last decade they have underperformed funds offering a simple 60-40 or 70-30 stock-fixed income allocation.
It’s official: Returns for college and university endowments for the 2017 fiscal year are in, and while they averaged a respectable 12.2 percent for the year, over the last decade they have underperformed funds offering a simple 60-40 or 70-30 stock-fixed income allocation.

February 23, 2018

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