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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June 14, 2018
The White House said Wednesday that Ivanka Trump, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, plans to meet with Senate lawmakers this week to push for a reauthorization of the Perkins Career and Technical Education Act.
June 13, 2018
Inside Higher Ed analysis of employee data shows the agency has shed more than 500 workers -- 13 percent of its total staff -- since the start of the Trump administration. Former officials say that means employees are stretched thin.
June 13, 2018
A coalition of 500 research universities, scientific organizations and businesses released a progress report today on a call for Congress and White House to support and improve innovation.
June 12, 2018
The leaders of the three California public higher education systems on Monday issued a statement opposing the PROSPER Act, House Republicans' proposal to overhaul the Higher Education Act.
June 12, 2018
A group of top law schools on Monday released the results of a survey of workplace harassment policies at law firms recruiting on their campuses.
June 11, 2018
Before education secretary restored federal recognition to ACICS, report by department staff failed the organization on numerous standards.
June 8, 2018
Lobbying group for independent colleges says it's open to expanding federal data collection on student outcomes but remains opposed to student-level database favored by public colleges and many policy makers.
June 8, 2018
The Senate voted 50 to 46 along party lines Thursday to confirm Kenneth Marcus as the next head of the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights. The vote drew praise from Education Secretary Betsy DeVos as well as criticism from groups who said Marcus hadn't demonstrated a commitment to defend civil rights and marginalized communities during the confirmation process.
June 5, 2018
In a report today, New America and uAspire call for a new effort to standardize financial aid award letters to make them more transparent to college students and their families. Researchers from the organization examined more than 500 award letters from colleges and universities and found they were inconsistent and often didn't offer financial aid sufficient to cover the cost of attendance.
June 4, 2018
Student borrowers argue the education secretary must follow previous policy to grant full loan relief to former Corinthian Colleges students.


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