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Department of Homeland Security rule bans international students from online-only instruction models this fall

The new Department of Homeland Security rule prohibits international students from returning to or remaining in the United States if their colleges adopt an online-only instruction model for the fall.

Pandemic-related uncertainty leads some students to consider tuition insurance

The coronavirus pandemic has caused more colleges and families to consider taking out tuition insurance, but it would not have helped the students who are seeking tuition refunds for the spring's forced transition to remote learning.

DeVos rule formally limits emergency student aid grants

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos formally moves to limit emergency aid grants, though a court decision looms.

Another stimulus could be last federal help for colleges for a while

For struggling colleges hoping for help from Congress, the next relief package could be their last chance for a while.

Size of state budget cuts becomes clearer

Experts had predicted states would have to cut higher education funding. The scope is becoming clearer every day.

House Dems propose billions for states and colleges, but Republicans oppose bill

House Democrats unveil a $3 trillion proposal, including tens of billions for colleges. But Senate Republicans say, "It's not going anywhere."

University of California and Cal State to give emergency aid to DACA students

University of California and Cal State say they will give emergency grants to DACA students, after education secretary excluded them from the stimulus bill.

Community colleges, regional publics lost in formula for CARES Act funds

Holes in the formula to divvy up coronavirus stimulus funds to higher education left institutions that serve the most needy students underresourced, experts say.

Under pressure from Trump administration, wealthy colleges forgo stimulus funds

Facing criticism from the president and a warning from Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, Princeton, Stanford and -- eventually -- Harvard say they won't take millions in stimulus funds to help their needy students.

DACA students excluded from emergency stimulus grants

Undocumented students dealing with campus closures are not eligible for emergency stimulus grants, the Education Department said.

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