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Foxx, Cassidy Question Education Department’s Plans to Restart Loan Payments

Top congressional Republicans want more information from the Education Department on its plans to resume student loan payments in September...
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Supreme Court to Hear GI Bill Case

The plaintiff in the case, a retired Army captain and Bronze Star recipient, wants the Supreme Court to overturn a lower court ruling that he said broke Congress’s promise to veterans.

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Duke’s Affordable Action Plan

The university’s decision to waive tuition for lower-income North and South Carolinians is officially about equity. But its potential as a recruitment tool for underserved students connects it to affirmative action’s fate.

Florida governor Ron DeSantis stands at a podium in front of two American flags. His image is displayed on a big screen behind him.

DeSantis Challenges Constitutionality of Accreditation

Higher education lawyers and advocates say the lawsuit is more about politics than a serious legal challenge—though others say it makes a compelling case.

A photo of Ron DeSantis and Donald Trump shaking hands in 2018

Should College Presidents Criticize Political Candidates?

Some higher ed leaders have voiced concerns about the threats GOP front-runners Donald Trump and Ron DeSantis pose to democracy. Others are uneasy about weighing in on an ongoing race.

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State Pathways That Provide Social and Economic Mobility

A conversation with members of the Equity Advisory Council.

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Gainful Employment Proves Contentious, Again

Higher education groups sharply criticized the Education Department’s sweeping set of regulations that would define gainful employment and make other changes.

DeSantis Cuts Higher Ed Funding; New College Gets a Boost

Florida governor Ron DeSantis will cut $120 million of higher education funding from the state budget—nearly a quarter of the...