Federal policy

Getting Them In, Getting Them Back

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As state lawmakers look for ways to increase college access for rural students, some want to safeguard against graduates jumping to the nearest big city.

How to Head Off a Potential Student Loan Crisis

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Panelists before the Senate Banking Committee stop short of calling it a crisis, but they settle on a few policy options to avert one just in case.

Many Community Colleges Opt Out of Loan Program

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More than a million students are enrolled in two-year institutions that choose not to participate in the federal loan program, report finds, leaving them to incur riskier forms of debt.

Maintain State Spending. Or Else.

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Policy makers lobby against a Higher Education Act provision that would withhold some federal funds from states that don't sustain college appropriations.

International Development Goals

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University leaders from around the world convene for summit on higher education and development. Attendees are each (supposed) to return home with two new partnerships.

Admissions Control (Update)

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Debate over enrolling undocumented students in North Carolina raises issues of who at federal, state and institutional levels sets admissions policies.

See SEVIS II Dance (and Other Topics in Global Ed)

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U.S. officials provide briefing on database for tracking foreign students, presidential candidates' advisers discuss exchanges as a massive gathering of international educators continues.

Calling on Consulates, Just $2.50 a Minute

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While U.S. says it worries about attracting foreign students, it angers many by charging those who call seeking information and interviews.

Why Fulbrights Matter in Gaza

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Amid Israel's near-total ban on student travel, a former grantee, stuck in the Hamas-controlled territory, reflects on her own circumstances and those of this year's winners.

Gauging the New GI Bill

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As Congress and White House agree on big boost in educational benefits, officials wonder if veterans will alter their college choices.

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