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North Dakota University System blocks child porn

North Dakota University System limits its network after a series of recent arrests.

States pursue methods to reduce burden on students for online programs

Debate over the actual cost and value of online education continues to polarize participants. Meanwhile, state legislatures are looking for ways to cut costs for students.

Lessons for Facebook from an academic social network

With Facebook under fire for inadequate privacy protections, how has one of the oldest academic social networks avoided the same fate?

More money for civil rights office comes as it narrows its investigative work

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Department of Education has narrowed scope of civil rights inquiries -- a necessary step, it says, to deliver speedier resolutions to students and colleges. Some criticize changes, especially in light of new funding from Congress to support investigations.

Report finds teachers faced with loan payments after failing to meet grant requirements

More than 6 in 10 recipients of the TEACH Grant, created to attract instructors for high-need subjects in low-income schools, have seen those grants convert to loans after they fail to meet eligibility standards, Department of Education report finds.

Increases in college tuition drive down diversity at public colleges, study says

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New study examines impact of tuition increases. Nonselective institutions see the greatest decline in diversity.

California Supreme Court rules public colleges must protect students in education-related activities

California Supreme Court has determined public colleges in the state must warn and shield their students from potential violent acts. Experts say the ruling could have nationwide implications.

Midwestern State's handling of sexual assault cases under fire

The university has since partially removed his duties related to Title IX cases at Midwestern State, but many students remain furious about the comments and the university's handling of sexual assault.

Veterans' organizations oppose Republican higher education bill

Veterans’ organizations add their voices to the chorus of college groups opposing House Republicans’ overhaul of the Higher Education Act.

Analysis shows Georgia Tech’s online master's in computer science expanded access

Analysis of Georgia Tech’s MOOC-inspired online master's in computer science suggests that institutions can successfully deliver high-quality, low-cost degrees to students at scale. But will other colleges follow?

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