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Louisiana governor Jeff Landry

Louisiana Governor Gains More Control Over College Boards

Critics fear that the bill Governor Landry signed could be an overstep that threatens public institutions’ accreditation status—and their ability to receive vital federal financial aid.

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Pandemic Lessons Unlearned

Why we need greater transparency, clarity, humility and accountability in public health messaging.

A man talks into a microphone with his laptop in front of him and text next to his head

UNC System’s Controlled DEI Demolition

The University of North Carolina System Board of Governors voted to repeal the system’s DEI policy. Will the outcomes differ from those in states that did so through legislation?

Older scientist helping younger scientist. Both are women.

National Science Foundation Expands Mentoring Requirements to Bolster STEM Pipeline

Under a newly adopted policy, the independent federal agency now requires mentoring plans for all graduate students involved in NSF-funded research projects.

GovernorJared Polis signing Colorado’s state budget

Colorado to Cover Two Years’ Tuition at Any Public College

The tax-credit–based aid program provides a last-dollar reimbursement to cover up to 65 credits for any student with a household income of $90,000 or less.

Foxx, Cassidy Accuse Biden Administration of Obstructing FAFSA Investigation

Leading Congressional Republicans say the Biden administration has failed to comply with the U.S. Government Accountability Office’s investigation into the...
A student looks at a table of snacks at City College of San Francisco.

Many California Students Eligible for CalFresh but a Fraction Enroll

A new report estimates that hundreds of thousands of California students qualify for the state’s food program but don’t access the benefits.

Speaker Mike Johnson points a finger while standing behind a podium. Virginia Foxx and Elise Stefanik stand next to him.

House Republicans Threaten Colleges’ Federal Funding With New Investigations

Six House committees will probe 10 colleges’ responses to antisemitism. Is it a serious effort or a politicized “fishing expedition”?