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Federal work-study pays off best for students at public colleges, but increases debt loads

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Federal work-study generally boosts students' odds of graduating and getting a job, study finds. But money too often goes to wealthier students, and findings show an alarming increase in participants' debt loads.

Revised AP U.S. history framework seeks to calm critics

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New framework for AP U.S. history has more American exceptionalism and more on the Founding Fathers, responding to critics who said first version was too leftist.

Bill would strengthen due process rights of students, fraternities accused of sexual misconduct

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New legislation, backed by Greek lobbyists, aims to change the rules on campus Title IX investigations. Advocates for victims say it would be a step backward.

Prosecutor calls for U of Cincinnati police force to be disbanded and replaced with city police officers

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An Ohio prosecutor calls for U of Cincinnati police force to be disbanded after an officer is indicted for murder. But would the city's police force be able to handle law enforcement on campus?

Adjunct faculty at Florida SouthWestern see cuts as full-time professors get increases

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Florida SouthWestern's salary decisions raise questions about equity between part-time and full-time faculty.

Education Department confirms Pell Grant pilot program for prisoners

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Obama administration confirms its pilot program to offer Pell Grants to some prisoners is coming this Friday, and some Republican opposition is already forming.

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire responds to massive cuts in state support

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At a regional university far from Madison politics, administrators and faculty struggle to make huge cuts quickly while preserving what they say has made their campus mean so much to students.

New Jersey legislation would require colleges to disclose campus suicides

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New Jersey lawmaker wants to require colleges to disclose each year how many students attempt take their own lives, and how many succeed. Mental health experts fear consequences of the idea.

After shooting by campus police officer, university reconsiders campus police force policies

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After a University of Cincinnati police officer kills a man, university officials consider reforms to the campus police force.

Investments in ed-tech companies reach new high in first half of 2015

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Consumer-facing technology and emerging markets lead the way as investments in ed-tech companies yet again reach an all-time high. But who isn't being funded?

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