Despite ever-growing concern about student debt, enrollment lags in federal government programs that tie loan repayment to borrowers' income.
Education Department leaders huddle with hotshots of higher education "disruption" and college leaders to talk about encouraging innovation.
Competency-based education is poised to spread, with expected backing from the Education Department and new ground charted by Southern New Hampshire University.
If mandatory spending cuts go into effect Jan. 1, many federal higher education programs will lose about 8 percent of their funding.
Federal spending on the biggest student grant program surprisingly declines by $2.2 billion, even as numbers of recipients increased. But a sword still hangs over the program.
Romney's running mate is architect of a budget plan that would impose deep cuts on research and financial aid.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau urges Congress to reconsider bankruptcy discharges for private student loans and provides an overview of the lending market in a report to Congress.
WASC nixes Ashford University's accreditation bid, dealing blow to for-profit Bridgepoint Inc. and signaling that accreditors may take a more aggressive stance with for-profit sector.
Citing a statistic from the FAFSA, the Education Secretary has encouraged more students to apply to more colleges. But most already apply to more than one -- and there's no evidence it will affect college-going rates.
In wake of for-profit colleges' court victory on "gainful employment" rules, will Education Department appeal or just revise rules -- and snare more institutions in the process?
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