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February 20, 2020
Income-driven repayment plans are a crucial safety net for student loan borrowers, but they include well-known design flaws. Jessica Thompson and Michele Streeter write about bipartisan solutions to improve the plans.
February 19, 2020
What appeared during the 1980s to be an invigorating and just revision of a narrow curriculum has turned out to be no curriculum at all, writes Mark Bauerlein.
February 18, 2020
Is it time to end them or extend them? Jim Jump considers the issues.

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February 20, 2020
The student-recruitment gloves are off in the wake of DOJ-mandated changes to NACAC’s Code of Ethics and Professional Practice.
February 20, 2020
Narrating a moment in a meeting.
February 19, 2020
Why Bloomberg's higher ed proposals only prolong the inevitable reckoning.

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January 27, 2005
Beware the power of the syllabus, warns Terry Caesar. It defines not only the course, but also the role of the professor.
January 25, 2005
How short-sighted can this administration be?Answer: terribly and tragically.In the 2006 federal budget he will release in early February, President Bush is expected to propose killing off two programs, Upward Bound and Talent Search, that have helped millions of disadvantaged students prepare for college. This makes no long-term economic sense.
January 18, 2005
Sandy Baum explains what the Bush proposals would do -- and what remains to be done -- for a vital aid program.
January 17, 2005
I must confess to a certain bias in the discussion of the community college baccalaureate. I am one of the few individuals who has worked at two institutions -- Utah Valley State College and West Virginia University-Parkersburg -- that have left the ranks of true community colleges in order to expand their mission to include baccalaureate degrees.
January 14, 2005
 When his own stepson can't get a student visa, Terry Caesar wonders about the future of foreign students in the U.S.

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