State policy

Training the Education Legislators

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Institute created by Jim Hunt, the original "education governor," aims to build lawmakers' understanding of -- and support for -- colleges and schools.

Budget Cuts Galore

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Rural community colleges across country argue they will be disproportionately hurt by the many across-the-board state budget cuts currently being proposed.

The Inevitable Happens in Ohio

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Higher education chancellor resigns, citing accomplishments under new governance structure; others see predictable turnover of more politicized system.

Flexibility -- But for (and From) Whom?

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Debate over Madison's possible separation from U. of Wisconsin system spotlights national tensions among states, systems and flagship institutions.

For-Profit Colleges and Cal Grants

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Career colleges shoot down plan to cut awards to their students, but new restriction would limit funds going to institutions with high loan default rates.

Ending the Late Option

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A Texas community college decides to risk losing some state funds by forcing students to register on time — with goal of improving completion rates.

'Triage' Funding for Community Colleges

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As state budget deliberations unfold across the country, community colleges in some states appear to have been cushioned from the worst, facing cuts that — at least on the surface — are less severe than those to their four-year counterparts.

Agreement in Oregon (for Now)

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In accord with governor, U. of Oregon delays push for autonomy, but clash over governance remains in the offing.

'Breathing Room' on State Authorization

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WASHINGTON -- The Education Department did not go nearly as far as college leaders would have liked in backing away from a new rule requiring colleges to get approval from every state in which they operate distance education programs.

Students, Guns and Politics

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In states where guns may soon be allowed on campuses, students on both sides want to be part of the debate.

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