Gainful employment will leave fewer options for underserved students, finds a study the for-profit industry commissioned. It also gives hints about a possible legal challenge.
Sen. Harkin joins consumer groups in call for stronger gainful employment rules, and the retiring senator points to other Democrats who will continue the fight.
Congress expanded federal student loan default metrics to scrutinize for-profits, but community colleges are worried, too, at least one with good reason.
The White House gives reporters a sneak peek at its final gainful employment proposal, but important details should be released today.
President Obama's 2015 budget request would keep most student aid and research programs level-funded, and includes several ambitious new higher education proposals -- but is probably dead on arrival.
In a State of the Union address that is mostly retread, President Obama calls for expanded access to apprenticeships and improved training programs at community colleges that are more targeted to employer-demanded skills.
Association of public universities says Obama ratings system could create "perverse incentives," but supports linking receipt of aid to performance on key metrics.
U.S. Census Bureau's first-of-its-kind report on the 25 percent of adults who hold a non-degree credential could influence policy and how college completion is viewed.
Gallup/Inside Higher Ed poll of college presidents find that most doubt many aspects of the president's plan to make college more affordable.
Nelson Mandela's death puts on hold caucus for college leaders to talk about lower-income student success, for which they have been asked to set specific goals.
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