Government Regulations

Florida College Students With Undocumented Parents To Get Tuition Break In Spring

The Florida Board of Education voted not to appeal a Miami federal judge’s decision that found the state’s higher tuition policy for certain college students unconstitutional.

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Federal Auditors Say Grand Rapids Community College Lacks Written Drug And Alcohol Prevention Policy

Grand Rapids Community College has been cited by federal auditors for lacking a policy that address the risks of drugs and alcohol, and for failing to measure the effectiveness of its substance abuse prevention programs.

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State College Funding Turns on Definition of "Provide"

The Texas Constitution says the state will “provide for the maintenance, support and direction of a University of the first class.”

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Rural Community Colleges Face Distinct Challenges

A state mandate to focus on two-year students rather than 'lifelong learners' threatens the campuses' valued role in the community, along with their financial health. Mendocino College is a prime example.

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Keiser University Reaches Settlement With Attorney General Over Admissions

Keiser University will offer thousands of its former students free retraining and guarantee its admissions counselors don't misrepresent what the school offers, under an agreement reached Wednesday with Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi.

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Rising College Costs Pose Test for Obama on Education Policies

In campaign stops across college campuses, and again in the debate on Tuesday, President Obama has promoted his efforts to make college more affordable. His record, more activist than any recent predecessor’s, includes greatly expanding the federal government’s role in granting college loans, increasing aid to community colleges, and even taking steps to try to stem soaring tuition.

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Jerry Brown Seeks College Students' Support For Proposition 30

It's not often the youngest voters can weigh in on something that will have an immediate and concrete impact on their lives. But that's the case with a tax measure on California's Nov. 6 ballot known as Proposition 30.

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Higher Education Task Force Considers Big Changes, Higher Tuition

When Gov. Rick Scott brushed aside intense lobbying from state universities and vetoed a tuition increase earlier this year, he created a blue ribbon panel to identify ways to make the state's higher education system more efficient.

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Schools Brace for Decision on Affirmative Action

As the Supreme Court heard arguments on Wednesday in a case challenging race-conscious admission to public colleges, university officials across the country watched for clues to where the court might go while contemplating what steps schools might take if the court changed the state of the law.

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