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Looming Deadline for Food Stamps

Advocates for students say accessing SNAP benefits will be more difficult once the pandemic health emergency ends and that broader reforms to the program are needed.

Republicans: Campus Free Speech Under Attack

Several lawmakers suggested that Congress could take action to better protect free speech on college campuses—but how they would do so is unclear.

Commenters Decry Move to Roll Back Free Inquiry Rule

Higher education associations want the Education Department to repeal the entire free inquiry rule put in place by the Trump administration.

Draft FAFSA Released

The draft is the first glimpse of what the new version of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid will look like when it launches later this year.

Partisan Divides Over Student Loans

President Biden’s student loan policies came under fire during a House hearing that featured lots of talking points and few specific policy solutions.

FAFSA Launch Officially Delayed

The new application is one piece of a broader overhaul of the student financial aid system that’s taking longer than initially planned.

House Panel Targets Universities, Scholars

House Republicans investigating the “weaponization of the federal government” want information from several disinformation researchers who were recently accused of being part of the “censorship industrial complex.”

Is For-Profit Higher Education on Its Last Legs?

Possible sale of the University of Phoenix to a public university raises existential questions about the for-profit sector and federal regulation of higher education. A panel of experts weighs them.