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Iowa Governor Signs Bill Banning DEI

Iowa governor Kim Reynolds, a Republican, signed into law an education-funding bill with anti-DEI provisions. The state’s Board of Regents...
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Political Standoff Over Title IX Puts Red State Colleges in No-Win Situation

Eight states—so far—say they’ll defy the Biden administration and not comply with the new Title IX regulations. That would imperil nearly $13 billion in federal aid for public universities in those states.

Four students stand in front of a table with a table banner that reads “Cuyahoga Community College.” Two wear shirts with the slogan “Your voice matters. #voiceyourvote.”

A New Push to Get Community College Students to the Polls

Students at two-year colleges consistently vote at lower rates than their four-year peers. A new coalition of companies and organizations wants to change that.

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2 Virginia Universities Won’t Require DEI Classes After Governor’s Review, Board Pushback

Years-long efforts to create and mandate diversity-themed coursework at George Mason and Virginia Commonwealth fizzled after an unusual intervention by Glenn Youngkin and last-minute actions by board members.

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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.

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?

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...