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July 10, 2015
More Democratic presidential hopefuls weigh in on debt-free college, with one, Martin O'Malley, squaring off against Jeb Bush, a Republican presidential hopeful. What will Hillary Clinton do?

July 10, 2015
One professor has banned exams in the classroom in favor of "celebrations," placing the emphasis on how much students have learned and away from scores they've earned.

July 10, 2015
Scientists based in Britain win more grants than those of other countries. But Belgium, Germany, Israel and Switzerland have some boasting rights as well.

July 10, 2015
M. Brian Blake, vice provost for academic affairs and dean of the University of Miami Graduate School, in Florida, has been appointed provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at Drexel University, in Pennsylvania.

July 9, 2015
Obama's plan lives on, with newly proposed federal legislation. But the real action is happening in states and cities, most notably with Oregon following Tennessee's lead with a statewide version.

July 9, 2015
At conference on overseas admissions, discussions focus on whether widespread reports about application fraud are leaving those who are honest feeling they have to cheat.

July 9, 2015
College backs away from mandatory notice on syllabus of graphic novel course that offended one student and her parents.

July 9, 2015
The foundation's first higher education policy proposal aims to simplify the financial aid process for students while satisfying college and state concerns about getting rid of too much information.

July 9, 2015
Martin O'Malley introduces his plan for debt-free college by talking about how much he and his wife borrowed for their oldest two children. The total left student aid experts shaking their heads.

July 8, 2015
Some people aren't waiting patiently for colleges to rename buildings or remove statues of racist figures of the Southern past. Is spray paint the appropriate tool? Some experts predict a rise in "historical guerrilla warfare."

July 8, 2015
On Reddit, the "Wild West" of social networks, individual scholars and publishers find authenticity helps in establishing a presence.

July 8, 2015
Moody's reports find fiscal stress generally moderating for higher education institutions in 2014, but 1 in 5 colleges remain vulnerable. The have/have-not gap widens.

July 8, 2015
Education Department issues new guidance on when guaranty agencies should oppose borrowers pursuing loan discharge in bankruptcy court; consumer advocates say it will provide little help.

July 8, 2015
George Washington University is starting a doctorate in educational science. Illinois Institute of Technology is starting a master of technological entrepreneurship program. Kennebec Valley Community College is starting an associate in applied science degree in sustainable design build.

July 7, 2015
As institutions struggle with enrollment and money, more join forces or consider doing so. But sometimes a merger is really more of an absorption.

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