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Bloomberg

Republican Tax Plan Hurts Colleges in Blue States Most

Republican Tax Plan Hurts Colleges in Blue States Most

January 10, 2018

A new levy on university endowments will hit schools primarily in Democratic jurisdictions.
A new levy on university endowments will hit schools primarily in Democratic jurisdictions.

January 10, 2018

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Politico

Crunch Time on DACA Deal

Crunch Time on DACA Deal

January 10, 2018

College and university leaders are making a last-ditch effort to persuade lawmakers to reach an agreement to protect individuals illegally brought to the country as children — even as DACA gets caught up in broader political debates and some leaders fear their influence won’t carry much weight.
College and university leaders are making a last-ditch effort to persuade lawmakers to reach an agreement to protect individuals illegally brought to the country as children — even as DACA gets caught up in broader political debates and some leaders fear their influence won’t carry much weight.

January 10, 2018

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Inside Higher Ed

Few Details on Tougher Borrower-Relief Standards

Few Details on Tougher Borrower-Relief Standards

January 09, 2018

Department of Education officials said Monday that they do not have any estimates of how many borrowers would clear new, tougher standards proposed for claims of loan relief when a student is defrauded or misled by their college. The department’s proposed language would require a student borrower to demonstrate clear and convincing evidence that their college intended to deceive them or had a reckless disregard for the truth in making claims about job-placement rates, credit transferability and other outcomes.
Department of Education officials said Monday that they do not have any estimates of how many borrowers would clear new, tougher standards proposed for claims of loan relief when a student is defrauded or misled by their college. The department’s proposed language would require a student borrower to demonstrate clear and convincing evidence that their college intended to deceive them or had a reckless disregard for the truth in making claims about job-placement rates, credit transferability and other outcomes.

January 09, 2018

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The Chronicle of Higher Education

How Colleges Ignite Civic Engagement

How Colleges Ignite Civic Engagement

January 09, 2018

At a time when the "facts" surrounding sociopolitical disagreements are in dispute, and a politically divided nation worries that elected officials aren’t up to solving seemingly intractable problems, should colleges and universities be offering considerably more than service-learning opportunities to get students politically involved?
At a time when the "facts" surrounding sociopolitical disagreements are in dispute, and a politically divided nation worries that elected officials aren’t up to solving seemingly intractable problems, should colleges and universities be offering considerably more than service-learning opportunities to get students politically involved?

January 09, 2018

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Tribune News, IL

Growing Number of States Foot the Bill for Community College

Growing Number of States Foot the Bill for Community College

January 09, 2018

‘The fastest-growing policy idea in the country’ to produce qualified workers? Free tuition.
‘The fastest-growing policy idea in the country’ to produce qualified workers? Free tuition.

January 09, 2018

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