Congress/legislation

Students' Gain, Lenders' Pain

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Looking around the crowded Senate hearing room Wednesday, it was relatively easy, at first glance, to sort out the winners and losers as the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions approved a package of legislation to renew the Higher Education Act.

Out of Africa (to American Colleges?)

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Congressional hearing on attracting international students urges shift in focus to developing continents and countries.

Bush Threatens Veto of Student Aid Bill

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As House Democrats unveil new version of budget measure, White House opposes interest rate cut, new spending and loan auction idea.

Raucous House Passes Student Aid Bill

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Measure would bolster Pell Grants and cut interest rates by cutting lender subsidies gains; questions raised about Sallie Mae deal.

Higher Ed Is in the House

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Congress takes up key bills for colleges and students, with action on student aid legislation looming in Senate.

Dubious Approach to Cost Containment

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Proposals to punish colleges based on rate of tuition increase will hurt public colleges and spare many pricey institutions, study finds.

A New Tack for the DREAM Act

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Advocates hope that measure to help undocumented students, cast aside when immigration bill died, may have another path to passage.

Possible Reprieve for Lenders

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As Senate takes up massive student aid bill, close vote is expected on amendment that would ease cuts in subsidies for loan companies.

Senators Side With Students

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With backers of budget bill framing choice starkly, lawmakers reject measure that would have softened cuts to loan providers.

The Evolving Higher Ed Act Bill

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As Senate debates student aid measure, crackdown on illegal file sharing is softened and amendments fly on private loans and earmarks.

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