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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Most Recent Articles

July 31, 2018
Trump administration's proposal to overhaul rules for college accreditors is panned by consumer advocates. But online course providers and some who study higher ed say re-examination of accreditors is long overdue.
July 30, 2018
Top Education Department official describes plan to "rethink" higher-education standards through new rule-making process, to be announced today, on accreditation, the credit hour standard, the faculty role online and more.
July 26, 2018
The Education Department's proposed rule would make students show that a college knowingly misled them while also restricting consideration of loan relief to borrowers in default.
July 26, 2018
Education Department proposes regulatory overhaul that would make loan forgiveness less likely for defrauded borrowers. Majority of outstanding loan claims were filed by former for-profit college students.
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.


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