Education Department will stop giving colleges information from federal form about students' college preferences, which critics said disadvantaged some students during the admissions and financial aid process.
Virginia and New York are first states to require colleges to note on transcripts whether a student was suspended or expelled over sexual assault allegations. But at some colleges, ignorance is not the only reason students found responsible for sexual misconduct are able to transfer so easily.
In a stunning reversal, board reaches agreement with alumnae who sued to keep the college open. Supporters of institution celebrate and begin dealing with challenges that led trustees to favor closure.
Senator Elizabeth Warren, an influential progressive voice among Democrats, lays out her vision for accomplishing debt-free college. It will take a drastic overhaul of higher education policy, she says.