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Report calls for extending K-12 funding model to high-need community colleges

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Community colleges with many low-income students should receive additional funding, as high-poverty schools in the K-12 sector do, new report urges.

Federal judge tosses for-profit colleges’ challenge to ‘gainful employment’ rule

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In victory for Obama administration, a federal judge dismisses New York for-profit college group’s challenge to “gainful employment” regulations.

Louisiana and Illinois may escape massive cuts to higher education, but Wisconsin could see $300 million cut

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Public universities in Illinois and Louisiana, two of the three states facing massive higher education cuts, may get reprieve. But public universities in Wisconsin remain threatened with $300 million in reductions.

Invasive training procedures not the norm in health education

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After one college faced criticism over transvaginal probing, officials at other health education programs say invasive procedures aren't typically performed on students, but are left to models and professionals.

Language in sexual assault surveys criticized by students as triggering

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Some colleges conducting climate surveys are criticized by sexual assault victims and advocates for the explicit questions. But researchers say such language is key.

Report questions why colleges consider high school disciplinary records

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Study finds colleges are considering high school disciplinary records, largely without policies about when such information is relevant.

Drake College of Business to close doors at end of July

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A for-profit college in New Jersey that made news five years ago for recruiting homeless people has become the latest to announce it will close its doors.

Rulings mixed in recent lawsuits over police records at private colleges

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Ohio Supreme Court rules that sworn police departments at private colleges are subject to open-records laws. A judge in Indiana disagrees.

What kind of resources do colleges provide to students with complaints?

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Fed up with slow administration responses, students have taken complaints to the press and social media -- to the frustration of their institutions. What other options do students have before they go public?

Academic, library and technology groups criticize new Elsevier sharing and hosting policy

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A coalition of academic, library and technology associations criticizes Elsevier's new sharing and hosting policy, saying it undermines open-access initiatives.

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