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Campuses Face Heightened Scrutiny after Freeh Report

NaviGate™ by Lauren Innovations helps colleges aggregate crime statistics for Clery Act compliance

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Should High-Skilled Immigrants Get Special Treatment?

Some in Congress want to give special visas to foreign-born graduates of American universities with advanced degrees in science, technology, engineering, and math. But critics say it could come at the expense of diversity in legal immigration.

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Panel Split On College Local Rule in Ore.

Lawmakers can’t reach agreement on a bill that would set up local governing boards for universities

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Private Sector Role Is at Heart of Campaigns’ Split on College Costs

Ballots cast in November will help decide how the federal government confronts the costs of college and what role the private sector plays in higher education.

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Effort Restarts In State To Give Illegal Immigrants College Aid

With the federal government giving young illegal immigrants brought to the U.S. as children a chance to stay in the country, advocates in Washington state are relaunching efforts to open state financial aid to college students who don't have documents.

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Judge: Florida Cannot Charge Students Non-Resident Tuition Due To Parents

Students at Florida's public colleges and universities cannot be charged higher out-of-state tuition simply because their parents are in the U.S. illegally, a federal judge ruled.

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Federal Statistics On Campus Crime In Baltimore Present Confusing Disparities

Absence of theft information, great discrepancies in alcohol violations muddy picture of campus crime in Baltimore

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Obama, GOP Duel Over Rising College Expenses

President Barack Obama would make tax credits for college expenses permanent and expand Pell grants for students from lower-earning families. Republicans Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan would emphasize the need to curb rising tuitions and federal education spending that are burdening families and government.

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Another Legal Headache At Penn State: Title Ix

Among the legal questions still swirling around Penn State, one has drawn little attention but could pose a threat to the university: Did the school's handling of sex abuse allegations against assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky violate the federal Title IX gender discrimination law?

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