Virginia Foxx, an older white woman with white hair and glasses.
Nov 18, 2022
Oversight and lawsuits, not legislating, will be the goal.

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November 18, 2022
Oversight and lawsuits, not legislating, will be the goal.
December 13, 2021
Senator Elizabeth Warren has been one of the most vocal lawmakers when it comes to student loans and student debt. In an exclusive interview with Inside Higher Ed, she explains why.
November 29, 2021
The PATH to College Act, introduced earlier this month—and included in the House’s version of the Build Back Better Act—would make public transportation more accessible for students at community colleges and minority-serving institutions.
November 22, 2021
Stakeholders argue that there are more appropriate ways to hold for-profit institutions accountable than excluding their students from using the Build Back Better Act’s increase to the maximum Pell Grant.
November 18, 2021
Colleges and universities have spent over half of the funds designated by Congress to provide COVID-19 relief, according to Under Secretary James Kvaal.
November 15, 2021
Democrats’ big social spending plan would provide much-need federal financial aid to undocumented students—but only a fraction of them.
November 8, 2021
Advocates say a comprehensive approach is required to address mental health challenges on college campuses, but more information is needed about what does and doesn’t work. Bipartisan legislation introduced in Congress aims to find that information out.
November 5, 2021
Short-term Pell Grants and funding for career and technical education infrastructure could go a long way in helping community colleges address the workforce needs of small businesses in their communities, leaders say.
October 29, 2021
The Biden administration and congressional Democrats cut the Build Back Better Act in half, leaving many higher education investments behind but boosting the maximum Pell Grant and funding for HBCUs and other minority-serving institutions.
October 25, 2021
Advocates for tuition-free community college were disappointed by President Biden’s announcement that it won’t be a part of the Build Back Better Act. But they aren’t giving up yet -- or anytime soon.


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