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State higher ed leaders call for better coordination on tuition

States lack coordination and clarity, according to survey finding more than two-thirds of respondents reported no unified approach to address affordability.

GOP tax overhaul would eliminate tax breaks used by colleges and students

Republican tax reform plan would tax large endowments and limit or kill key deductions, including one for student loan interest and another for graduate students.

Tuition and fees still rising faster than aid, College Board report shows

Tuition and fees increased by a few percentage points across the board, and aid failed to keep pace, annual College Board report shows.

Likely end of Perkins Loans sets off scramble by aid administrators

Campus officials say elimination of program won’t simplify aid system, as proponents claim, but will likely lead many students to take out private loans.

New federal data on student borrowing, repayment and default

Borrowers, especially those who attend less selective institutions or who drop out, increasingly struggle to pay back loans.

Education Dept. updates higher ed consumer tool, adds new comparison feature

The Department of Education rolls out updated information on its college transparency tool, including a new comparison feature.

Education Dept.'s inspector general calls for Western Governors to repay $713 million in federal aid

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Education Department’s inspector general labels Western Governors as a correspondence-course provider, seeks reimbursement of $713 million in aid and may broadly threaten competency-based education.

Students waiting on borrower-defense claims face challenges with credit, obstacles to education

For those who took out loans to attend for-profit institutions accused of fraud and abuse, delays from Education Department in reviewing loan-forgiveness claims are salt in the wounds. Inside Higher Ed spoke to several of those borrowers.

Boston University financial aid change yields sizable increase in Pell-eligible students

Using funds from its endowment to expand financial aid, Boston University notches sizable increase in proportion of its freshmen who come from low-income backgrounds.

Rejection from state regulator seals fate of Charlotte School of Law

Abrupt closure of Charlotte School of Law appears to end months-long saga over program's access to federal aid. But questions remain over which former students will be eligible for discharge of student loans and liability for taxpayers.

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