Andrew Kreighbaum

Andrew Kreighbaum joins Inside Higher Ed as our federal policy reporter. Andrew comes to us from The Investigative Reporting Workshop. He received his master's in data journalism at the University of Missouri, and has interned at USA Today and a national journalism institute in Columbia, MO. Before getting his master's, Andrew spent three years covering government and education at local papers in El Paso, McAllen and Laredo, Texas. He graduated in 2010 from the University of Texas at Austin, where he majored in history and was news editor at The Daily Texan.

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July 26, 2018
The House on Wednesday passed a Senate reauthorization of the Perkins Career and Technical Education law just days after the bill cleared that chamber. The bill is expected to move quickly to the White House for President Trump to sign.
July 25, 2018
The minority party offers its take on the Higher Education Act, including free community college, larger Pell Grants and tougher accountability -- including regulations targeting for-profit colleges.
July 24, 2018
Higher ed groups in recent weeks have joined opposition to proposed Environmental Protection Agency rule they say would block good research from being used in drafting new regulations.
July 24, 2018
Education Department this week will take another step toward mobile access to the federal student aid application.
July 24, 2018
The Senate on Monday unanimously passed an update to the Perkins Career and Technical Education Law.
July 19, 2018
Washington Senator Patty Murray and Oregon Senator Ron Wyden, both Democrats, asked the IRS and Treasury Department in a letter this week to clarify that student loan relief issued to former Corinthian Colleges students should not be taxed.
July 18, 2018
Pell Grants may see a modest increase, but separate appropriations proposals from Senate and House would largely keep programs in line with 2018 funding levels.
July 17, 2018
The Senate on Monday confirmed the nomination of Scott Stump, the White House pick for assistant secretary for career, technical and adult education. Stump is an executive at learning services firm Vivayic Inc. Previously, he worked for the Colorado Community College System, where he served as assistant provost of career and technical education. Career training groups praised the nomination of Stump when it was announced in May.
July 9, 2018
An Education Department plan to begin cutting large debt collection firms out of the student loan system is on hold after Congress warned against move.
July 3, 2018
Eighty-five colleges overseen by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools would likely have lost access to federal student aid -- and most of their revenue -- if Education Secretary Betsy DeVos had not opted to temporarily reinstate the accreditor earlier this year.


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