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Why don’t people go to college?

Listen to the article 10 minutes This sound is generated automatically. Please let us know if you have feedback. Why don’t more people go to college? Why do so many registrars leave before they complete their degrees? And what can be done to get them back? These questions have become more pressing in the past […]

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The Department of Education removes 4 colleges from Sweet v. Cardona

Listen to the article 4 minutes This sound is generated automatically. Please let us know if you have feedback. Diving Brief: The US Department of Education has removed four colleges from the list of institutions whose students are set to receive automatic debt relief under a $6 billion settlement proposal, according to court documents. Last […]

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Ocelot, a messaging and chatting company, has raised $117 million

Listen to the article 3 minutes This sound is generated automatically. Please let us know if you have feedback. Diving Brief: Ocelot, a text messaging and chatbot company for higher education institutions, announced Wednesday that it has raised $117 million from K1 Investment Management, which focuses on financing software companies. Prior to the K1 investment, […]

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Congressional Budget Office: Cancellation of Biden’s loan would cost $400 billion

Listen to the article 4 minutes This sound is generated automatically. Please let us know if you have feedback. Diving Brief: President Joe Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness Plan Will Cost the U.S. Government About $400 Billion Over the Next Three Decades, Nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimated in a report released Monday. According to CBO estimates, […]

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UCLA buys a former campus in Marymount California for $80 million

Listen to the article 4 minutes This sound is generated automatically. Please let us know if you have feedback. Diving Brief: University of California, Los Angeles announced tuesday It buys two sites from the now-defunct Marymount University of California for $80 million. The University of California, Los Angeles, said the land acquisition – the largest […]

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Liberal legal group sues Biden administration over student loan forgiveness plan

Listen to the article 4 minutes This sound is generated automatically. Please let us know if you have feedback. Diving Brief: The Biden administration faces its first major legal challenge to its plan to waive large amounts of student loan debt afterwards A liberal group filed a lawsuit on Tuesdayarguing that the officials exceeded their […]

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Florida governor wants to ban colleges from taking money from ‘concerned countries’, including China

Diving Brief: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, a Republican, said he would propose legislation that would ban colleges in the state from accepting money from seven “countries of concern,” including China. Other countries that DeSantis said pose a threat are Cuba, Russia, Iran, North Korea, Syria and Venezuela, Everything his office described as “nefarious intent”. DeSantis […]

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University of Idaho Warning: Employees who discuss abortion may face prosecution under state law

Listen to the article 6 minutes This sound is generated automatically. Please let us know if you have feedback. The University of Idaho warned employees Friday that they should remain neutral when discussing abortion in the classroom or risk prosecution under state law — including a felony conviction or job loss. The guidance from the […]

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Here’s What Happened When 3 Colleges, Including The University Of Pennsylvania, Went Test-Optional

Listen to the article 6 minutes This sound is generated automatically. Please let us know if you have feedback. HOUSTON — Supporters of test-optional admissions often say that withdrawing requirements submitted by students with SAT and ACT scores will help tear down barriers that have held historically marginalized groups from applying to college. Enrollment leaders […]

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Stratford University, an ACICS-accredited for-profit college, plans to close

Listen to the article 5 minutes This sound is generated automatically. Please let us know if you have feedback. Diving Brief: Stratford University, a for-profit institution with campuses in Virginia, Maryland and India, plans to close September 30, the end of the current semester. The university notified the students via email on Friday. Stretford closes […]

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