A coherent agenda on higher ed policy has yet to emerge for the new Congress.
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November 10, 2010
November 3, 2010
Congressional races shake out much as expected, with Republicans winning House majority and a handful of Democrats on education panel hanging on in the Senate.
November 2, 2010
With Republicans likely to gain the majority in one or both chambers today, colleges face a future of funding cuts, pressure for greater accountability.
October 28, 2010
In advance of today's release of most financial aid "integrity" regulations, Education Department signals some changes, but not in core approach or principles.
October 22, 2010
Since start of 2010, quarterly disclosures show federal lobbying expenditures on behalf of the sector have nearly doubled -- from $1.3 million to close to $2.6 million.
October 21, 2010
WASHINGTON -- A little-noticed provision in the Higher Education Opportunity Act may end up reshaping how the federal government measures the success of community colleges and other institutions that award two-year degrees.
October 19, 2010
Several major for-profit colleges make senior hires of officials with long histories in nonprofit higher education.
October 14, 2010
First-year enrollment gains a bit over all at U.S. institutions, with numbers most dramatic for underrepresented minorities.
October 13, 2010
With tension of for-profit scrutiny in the air, leaders of online institutions convene in Washington to fret over state, federal oversight.
October 8, 2010
Defense secretary's speech renews debate about ROTC at top universities, but contrary to widespread belief, units continue to thrive at some Ivies and liberal-leaning publics.
September 28, 2010
President Obama signals concern about rapidly rising tuitions; GAO reports on state records systems and student privacy.
August 4, 2010
WASHINGTON -- The public comment period for the majority of the U.S. Department of Education’s proposed regulations aimed at protecting the integrity of the Title IV federal financial aid program ended at midnight Tuesday.