Federal policy

International Development Goals

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University leaders from around the world convene for summit on higher education and development. Attendees are each (supposed) to return home with two new partnerships.

Admissions Control (Update)

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Debate over enrolling undocumented students in North Carolina raises issues of who at federal, state and institutional levels sets admissions policies.

See SEVIS II Dance (and Other Topics in Global Ed)

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U.S. officials provide briefing on database for tracking foreign students, presidential candidates' advisers discuss exchanges as a massive gathering of international educators continues.

Calling on Consulates, Just $2.50 a Minute

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While U.S. says it worries about attracting foreign students, it angers many by charging those who call seeking information and interviews.

Why Fulbrights Matter in Gaza

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Amid Israel's near-total ban on student travel, a former grantee, stuck in the Hamas-controlled territory, reflects on her own circumstances and those of this year's winners.

Gauging the New GI Bill

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As Congress and White House agree on big boost in educational benefits, officials wonder if veterans will alter their college choices.

Science Knows No Borders. But Funders Do.

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House panel tackles obstacles to scholarly collaboration in light of important role research can play in international relations -- and AAAS announces new center devoted to science diplomacy.

Fleeting Glimpse at Higher Ed Policy Come January

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Discussion of presidential candidates' education platforms skimps on specifics on college issues, but is critical of teacher preparation programs.

Do They Ever Learn?

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U. of Iowa accused of inadequate response to alleged sexual assault by 2 athletes. How can universities prevent such incidents?

Senate Strands Study Abroad Bill

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Widely supported legislation to enhance international education is entangled in symbolic debate on Capitol Hill.


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