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Biden’s Student Loan Repayment Pause is Fiscal Insanity

Biden’s Student Loan Repayment Pause is Fiscal Insanity

Committee on Education & Labor November 22, 2022 Today, Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement in response to the Biden administration’s decision to extend the student loan repayment pause for the sixth time: “Since taking office, this administration has done everything in its power […]

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Education Department shouldn’t have OK’d federal aid for 5 for-profits on Sweet v. Cardona list, advocacy group says

Education Department shouldn’t have OK’d federal aid for 5 for-profits on Sweet v. Cardona list, advocacy group says

Higher Ed Dive  Natalie Schwartz November 22, 2022 Dive Brief:  The U.S. Department of Education is allowing several for-profit colleges to continue accessing federal financial aid even though they’re facing scrutiny from state attorneys general and their accreditors, according to a new report from the National Student Legal Defense Network. The advocacy […]

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California Community Colleges’ Lowest Enrollment in 30 Years

California Community Colleges’ Lowest Enrollment in 30 Years

Inside Higher Ed Sara Weissman November 21, 2022 New data show enrollment in California community colleges is at its lowest point in 30 years, the Los Angeles Times reported. The system has lost about 300,000 students since 2019, an 18 percent enrollment decrease. College of the Siskiyous in Northern California had the largest […]

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7 Surprising and Significant Student Tech Use Stats to Know

7 Surprising and Significant Student Tech Use Stats to Know

Inside Higher Ed Melissa Ezarik November 21, 2022 Technology-focused campus administrators should keep seven survey findings in mind when prioritizing efforts, as our infographic shows. When asked about on-campus experiences, wants and needs, especially through anonymous surveys, students tell it like it is. And as much as experienced higher ed […]

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Best practices in nudging: Lessons from college success interventions

Best practices in nudging: Lessons from college success interventions

Brookings Katherine Meyer and Lindsay C. Page November 17, 2022 Over the past decade, “nudging” has gone from novel concept to standard practice across many higher education institutions. What can we say about whether–and when–nudging works and should be deployed to improve student outcomes? WHAT IS A NUDGE? “Nudging” refers […]

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PROOF POINTS: 861 colleges and 9,499 campuses have closed down since 2004

PROOF POINTS: 861 colleges and 9,499 campuses have closed down since 2004

The Hechinger Report  Jill Barshay November 21, 2022 Students are left without easy transfer options and most drop out. Despite high profile stories about the closing of small liberal arts colleges, such as California’s Mills College and Vermont’s Green Mountain College, college closures have actually declined in the past five […]

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Young adults with degrees say they need more real-world training

Young adults with degrees say they need more real-world training

Higher Ed Dive Kate Tornone November 21, 2022 Individuals with degrees often find their education failed to prepare them for the realities of the workforce, according to Nov. 15 survey results from Multiverse. A majority of young adults (those age 18-26) with degrees said real-world workforce training is the most important […]

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Republicans Will Be Back in Charge of House

Republicans Will Be Back in Charge of House

Inside Higher Ed Katherine Knott November 18, 2022 Oversight and lawsuits, not legislating, will be the goal. Congressional Republicans are pledging oversight of the Biden administration now that they have officially secured control of the House of Representatives for the next two years. The Republicans will likely hold a narrow […]

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