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Dec 21, 2022
While the draft spending plan for fiscal year 2023 provides more funding for several programs, higher education groups and advocates had hoped for higher increases.


July 18, 2019
Florida legislation gives prosecutors the ability to bring charges against fraternity and sorority members who weren't present for hazing but helped plan it.
July 8, 2019
Lawmakers consider expanding Pell Grants to short-term job training, with backing from community colleges and business groups, while critics question the payoff for short-term programs.
June 26, 2019
The NCAA suggests that college athletes in California may not be able to participate in championship games if state passes legislation to allow them to profit off their name, image and likeness.
January 12, 2018
Despite enthusiasm for four-year degrees offered by California community colleges, a state report calls for more time before expanding the programs.
October 17, 2017
The new status quo may be more calls by state lawmakers for better completion rates and work-force outcomes.
September 28, 2017
Baltimore’s struggling two-year college considers a tuition-free program while undergoing a state-mandated reorganization. But some experts question what level of quality they’re offering students for free.
May 15, 2017
Critics of proposed legislation to ensure First Amendment rights at Wisconsin public universities say it could backfire and limit expression. Requirement for political neutrality alarms professors and administrators alike.


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