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Academic Librarians Oppose Plan to Eliminate Key Federal Data

The U.S. Department of Education proposes ending collection of library data from main higher ed database, citing budgetary and workload concerns. Librarians fear much would be lost.

NY Financial Aid Expansion to Benefit About 93,000 Students

New York finalized a “historic” expansion of the state’s largest higher ed grant, the Tuition Assistance Program, Governor Kathy Hochul...

Warren, Other Senators Want MOHELA Held Accountable For ‘Failures’

Ten Democratic Senators are urging Education Secretary Miguel Cardona to hold a Missouri-based student loan company “accountable for its failures...
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DC Police Sweep Encampment Before Mayor’s Hearing

Hours before Mayor Bowser was set to testify before Congress over a protest at George Washington University, police dismantled the encampment. What prompted it?

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For Title IX, Beware Diminishing Due Process

Colleges should be wary of adopting weaker due process protections permitted under the new Title IX regulations, T. Markus Funk and Jean-Jacques Cabou write.

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Cardona Tangles With House Republicans

In a fiery House hearing Tuesday, the education secretary apologized for FAFSA delays and pressed for more funding to support investigations into campus antisemitism. But many of his answers frustrated Republicans.

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State Higher Ed Funding is Still Rising—for Now

Even as federal stimulus waned, lawmakers boosted support for public colleges in 2023, with an emphasis on financial aid. Can it make up for falling tuition revenue?

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Education Department Steps Up Efforts to Combat Antisemitism

Amid widespread campus unrest, new guidance from the Office for Civil Rights spells out how the agency is interpreting federal civil rights laws.