Education Department

'Good Day' for For-Profit Colleges

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As they waited Thursday morning for the House of Representatives higher education subcommittee to vote on legislation to extend the Higher Education Act, lobbyists for for-profit and nonprofit colleges had strikingly different answers to the simple question "How are things going?"

Bruce D. Leftwich, vice president for government relations at the Career College Association, responded with an enthusiastic "Great, great." David S. Baime, who plays the same role for the American Association of Community Colleges, offered an uncertain "I have no idea."

Budget Bill Advances in Senate

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Appropriations panel backs plan to raise NIH spending by $1 billion but keep maximum Pell Grant at $4,050.

Competition = Savings in the Loan Programs

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Federal costs would balloon and efficiency would erode if either student loan program vanished, a study finds.

A Potpourri of Political Posturing

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In wide-ranging session, House committee confronts Horowitz, Title IX and 'anti-American activity.'

Imperfect (Yet Successful?) Bill

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House Higher Ed Act legislation has something for everyone to like and dislike.

College and the Disabled Student

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31% of youth with disabilities attend college in the first two years after high school, Education Department finds.

Advice for the Senate

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College groups offer suggestions on how to improve on the House's Higher Ed Act legislation.

Student Aid and College Tax Credits

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Many Americans qualify for federal education tax breaks but don't use them, U.S. study finds.

U.S. Help for Students Affected by Katrina

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Education Department will ease financial aid for transferring students and waive rules, officials say.

Is College Preparation for Life? Grads Weigh In

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A decade out, 4 of 5 degree recipients say their undergraduate education prepared them for work, U.S. survey finds.

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