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Report on unintended consequences of lottery-based scholarships and how to fix them

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Lottery-based scholarships are popular and bring benefits, but often accompany other budget cuts and can fail to benefit students who most need funds, new report finds.

For-profit Anthem Education abruptly closes campuses after filing bankruptcy

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For-profit company declares bankruptcy and starts closing campuses, leaving states scrambling and students scattered.

Professors, robots protest U. of Iowa's pink locker room

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While it remains a beloved bit of visual smack-talk for many football fans, some students and faculty say the University of Iowa's pink visitors' locker room is sexist and discriminatory.

Kuali Foundation launches commercial service provider

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The nonprofit Kuali Foundation launches a commercial service provider, 10 years after the community's formation.

George Washington U. clarifies 'no alternative textbook vendor' guidelines

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George Washington U. backs away from telling faculty members they can't show students where to find less expensive versions of their textbooks.

Community college that serves Ferguson, Mo., has high aspirations -- but low graduation rates

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The community college that serves students not unlike Michael Brown is a local hub important enough that Attorney General Holder made the campus his first stop. Local students see the college as a way out.

Boycott battles continue in U.S. academe

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Both advocates and opponents of the boycott of Israeli universities are gearing up for a busy academic year on that front.

Forty years after first female cadets, service academies still exempt from Title IX

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Congress gave the service academies a pass before they enrolled women. 35 years -- and numerous reports about sexual assault later -- why is exemption still there?

Research documents shift in relationship between college education and religious affiliation

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Research finds that, starting with those born in the 1970s, people with college degrees are more likely than others to have religious identification.

Princeton panel urges changes in grading rules; Wellesley scholars warn of impact of strict rules on grade inflation

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Princeton faculty panel urges end to limit on A-range grades. Wellesley professors publish journal article on unintended negative consequences of strict rules to combat grade inflation.

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