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As second longtime target collapses and enforcement actions pile up, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau becomes key regulator of student loan industry and for-profit higher ed.
City U of New York, Bowdoin and Trinity of Connecticut all move this month to drop the charges for low-income applicants.
New series of grants seek to help institutions embed Reacting to the Past and other high-impact teaching practices in the undergraduate curriculum.
Author discusses his new book on the politics of tuition policies in OECD countries.

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In Deciding What’s True, Lucas Graves traces how media outlets’ internal fact-checking has morphed into something almost antithetical: the very public evaluation of factual assertions made by politicians and other news figures, writes Scott McLemee.

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Many activist professors are stretched thin from attending protests, leading campus conversations, helping students while also processing their own emotions and dealing with the general weight of the current political moment. Kerry Ann Rockquemore gives advice on how to support such colleagues on your campus.

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Technology and Learning

September 27, 2016
Please disagree with this critical review.

Law, Policy -- and IT?

September 27, 2016
MacArthur 100 Million and Change.

Call to Action: Marketing and Communications in Higher Education

September 27, 2016
Lofty (yet unsubstantiated) claims of “high-quality teaching” or graduates who “go on to start amazing careers in a variety of well-known companies” don’t cut it for international prospects. Real evidence is needed.

GradHacker

September 26, 2016
Thinking about our research soundscapes.

Just Visiting

September 25, 2016
There's good reasons why C students in intro courses are less likely to graduate.

The World View

September 25, 2016
The South African higher education sector has been in paralysis for a while and now engulfed in student protests.

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