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Congress Fumbles Public College Tax

Congress Fumbles Public College Tax

January 11, 2019

A mistake in Republicans’ tax overhaul is allowing many state universities to escape a crackdown on highly paid executives.
A mistake in Republicans’ tax overhaul is allowing many state universities to escape a crackdown on highly paid executives.

January 11, 2019

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The Washington Post

‘Sleep Is Optional’: Academic Boot Camp Prepares First-Generation College Students

‘Sleep Is Optional’: Academic Boot Camp Prepares First-Generation C...

January 11, 2019

But most agree it’s worth it. Educational Opportunity Programs, a feature of university systems in several states, have shown that a carefully structured combination of demanding academics and intensive support can launch vulnerable students to success during their first year in college. Students then often go on to graduate at higher rates than their peers.
But most agree it’s worth it. Educational Opportunity Programs, a feature of university systems in several states, have shown that a carefully structured combination of demanding academics and intensive support can launch vulnerable students to success during their first year in college. Students then often go on to graduate at higher rates than their peers.

January 11, 2019

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Marketplace.org

Applying to College Amid the Harvard Admissions Lawsuit

Applying to College Amid the Harvard Admissions Lawsuit

January 11, 2019

High school seniors across the country have just wrapped up their college applications, and are undoubtedly anxious for decision time this spring. This year, some students worked hard to present themselves a little differently, amid an ongoing suit against Harvard University, which claims Harvard’s admissions policies unfairly discriminate against Asian American applicants.
High school seniors across the country have just wrapped up their college applications, and are undoubtedly anxious for decision time this spring. This year, some students worked hard to present themselves a little differently, amid an ongoing suit against Harvard University, which claims Harvard’s admissions policies unfairly discriminate against Asian American applicants.

January 11, 2019

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Inside Higher Ed

Unlocking Aid Funds

Unlocking Aid Funds

January 10, 2019

IRS technical issues have blocked applicants from completing income verification needed to receive federal student aid this month. But new guidance gives aid administrators new alternatives to approve those funds.
IRS technical issues have blocked applicants from completing income verification needed to receive federal student aid this month. But new guidance gives aid administrators new alternatives to approve those funds.

January 10, 2019

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The Chronicle of Higher Education

Think the Federal-Aid Process Is Crazy? Here’s Some ‘Bureaucratic Sanity’

Think the Federal-Aid Process Is Crazy? Here’s Some ‘Bureaucratic S...

January 10, 2019

The guidance, effective immediately, essentially acknowledges that challenge, giving colleges more flexibility when verifying students' financial information. Colleges may now accept signed tax returns instead of tax transcripts, which often aren't easy to get.
The guidance, effective immediately, essentially acknowledges that challenge, giving colleges more flexibility when verifying students' financial information. Colleges may now accept signed tax returns instead of tax transcripts, which often aren't easy to get.

January 10, 2019

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