Michael Stratford

Michael Stratford, Reporter, covers federal policy for Inside Higher Ed. He joined the publication in August 2013 after a stint covering the Arkansas state legislature for The Associated Press. He previously worked and interned at Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine and The Chronicle of Higher Education. At The Chronicle, he wrote about federal policy and covered higher education issues in the 2012 elections. Michael grew up in Belmont, Mass. and graduated from Cornell University, where he was managing editor of The Cornell Daily Sun.

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June 25, 2014
Education Department apologizes after image it posted on Twitter -- designed to encourage FAFSA completion -- angered many.
June 25, 2014
As House Republicans and a senior Senate Democrat release their plans for renewing the Higher Education Act, divisions set the stage for a partisan battle in the coming months. 
June 24, 2014
Senator Claire McCaskill says legislation she will introduce this fall will eye tougher penalties for colleges -- but could provide relief from burdensome reporting requirements. 
June 24, 2014
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Education is again delaying the deadline for when colleges must comply with a requirement that they obtain authorization from regulators in each state in which they are physically located.
June 20, 2014
Two key senators circulate legislative proposals as the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act heats up in Congress.
June 18, 2014
An advocacy group's proposal for institutional accountability puts both for-profit colleges and elite research universities in the crosshairs. 
June 17, 2014
President Obama will sign an executive order prohibiting federal contracts from discriminating against workers based on sexual orientation or gender identity, the White House said on Monday. The move could affect employees at some colleges and universities that do business with the federal government.
June 16, 2014
A trio of distance education advocates is pressing the U.S. Department of Education to scale back its proposal that would require online programs to be overseen by regulators in each and every state in which they enroll students.
June 13, 2014
Senator Lamar Alexander said Thursday that he plans to attach an amendment to the labor, health, and education appropriations bill that would stop the Obama administration from moving ahead with its college ratings system.
June 12, 2014
Senate Republicans prevent passage of legislation to let student loan borrowers lower their interest rates.

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