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  • Dear Betsy

    • Inside Higher Ed
    • 01/17/2017

    Policy experts, academics, advocates and college administrators ask questions they hope to see answered in today's confirmation hearing for Betsy DeVos, the Trump administration’s education secretary nominee.

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  • The Sanctuary University Issue Is Not Going Away

    • Paste Magazine
    • 01/06/2017

    The wave of protests and petitions at over a hundred campuses across the country was inspired by already existing sanctuary churches and cities like New York and San Francisco, where local law enforcement do not prosecute individuals solely for violating federal immigration law.

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  • What Happens if Free Tuition Comes to Campus?

    • Inside Higher Ed
    • 01/05/2017

    Presidents of public institutions in New York say they welcome Governor Cuomo's plan and could find ways to enroll many more. But they still have questions.

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  • Unintended Consequences

    • Inside Higher Ed
    • 01/04/2017

    Months into the first year of an early FAFSA campaign, some campus financial aid offices are forced to sort out discrepancies arising from switch to prior-prior year income data.

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  • Cuomo Proposes Free Tuition at New York State Colleges for Eligible Students

    • The New York Times
    • 01/03/2017

    Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo seized on a potent issue that energized younger Democrats during the presidential race, pledging on Tuesday to cover tuition costs at state colleges for hundreds of thousands of middle-and low-income New Yorkers.

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  • The Plague of ‘Early Decision’

    • The New York Times
    • 12/22/2016

    Early decision and early action, which are offered by some 450 colleges, are a special and especially disturbing part of the admissions frenzy. They refer to a process by which, broadly speaking, a student applies in November to just one, most-desired school, which answers in December. If the...

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  • UCLA is the first school to receive 100,000 freshman applications

    • The Washington Post
    • 12/19/2016

    More than 100,000 students have applied to enter UCLA next fall, making the prestigious public university in Southern California the first in the country to report a six-figure total for freshman applications.

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  • Selective colleges pledge to recruit more low-income students

    • The Washington Post
    • 12/13/2016

    Thirty selective colleges and universities announced Tuesday that they are teaming up in an effort to recruit more students from lower-income families.

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  • Colleges pushed to note sexual misconduct on transcripts

    • The Associated Press
    • 12/09/2016

    Colleges that expel students whom they suspect of having committed sexual assault are being asked to go further by specifying the reason for expulsion on their transcripts.

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  • Completion and the Value of College

    • Inside Higher Ed
    • 12/08/2016

    The college completion agenda reaches an inflection point as the Obama administration ends and the nation increasingly focuses on jobs and college value. Experts assess shifts in the completion push and what comes next.

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