Andrew Kreighbaum

Andrew Kreighbaum joins Inside Higher Ed as our federal policy reporter. Andrew comes to us from The Investigative Reporting Workshop. He received his master's in data journalism at the University of Missouri, and has interned at USA Today and a national journalism institute in Columbia, MO. Before getting his master's, Andrew spent three years covering government and education at local papers in El Paso, McAllen and Laredo, Texas. He graduated in 2010 from the University of Texas at Austin, where he majored in history and was news editor at The Daily Texan.

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March 27, 2019
Senator Kamala Harris, a California Democrat and 2020 presidential contender, said on Tuesday that she would include new funding for historically black colleges as part of a plan to boost the salaries of American teachers by an average of $13,500. As part of support for new recruitment and training of instructors, the Harris plan would direct new money to HBCUs and minority-serving institutions to address an underrepresentation of teachers of color.
March 27, 2019
Senator Maggie Hassan, a New Hampshire Democrat, and Senator Dick Durbin, an Illinois Democrat, introduced broad-ranging legislation Tuesday targeting the for-profit college sector.
March 27, 2019
House Democrats on Tuesday questioned Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on a Trump administration proposal to open the Pell Grant program to "high-quality" short-term programs. DeVos appeared before the House appropriations subcommittee that authorizes education spending for a hearing on the administration's proposed fiscal year 2020 budget.
March 27, 2019
Bennett College, to keep its accreditation and access to federal aid, follows a playbook used by other small religious colleges.
March 25, 2019
Liberty University president Jerry Falwell Jr., among the most vocal supporters of the president's executive order, criticized for censorship of student journalists on his campus.
March 22, 2019
President delivers on promise to punish colleges that don't show they guarantee free speech on campus, and includes language on outcomes data and risk sharing. But it's unclear what force it will carry.
March 19, 2019
For third year in a row, he also seeks to kill National Endowment for the Arts. Congress has rejected those proposals in the past.
March 19, 2019
As talks on new higher ed legislation heat up on Capitol Hill, the Trump administration weighs in with its priorities.
March 18, 2019
The Department of Education on Friday released new guidance on the 2016 borrower-defense rule instructing colleges to drop enforcement of mandatory arbitration agreements.
March 18, 2019
A bipartisan group of lawmakers last week reintroduced the College Transparency Act, legislation that would produce new data on program-level college student outcomes like graduate earnings and loan repayment.

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