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How Did These Pandemic Predictions Turn Out?

When colleges first shut down more than 18 months ago in response to the coronavirus, it didn’t take long for…

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3 Things New Federal Data Reveal About How Colleges Fared During the Pandemic

Newly released data by the National Center for Education Statistics provides a highly anticipated look at how the coronavirus upended…

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Biden Is Taking a Fresh Look at Title IX. Here’s What to Expect.

Less than a year after colleges scrambled to carry out sweeping new requirements for handling sexual-misconduct cases, campus officials will…

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Colleges Are Fleeing a Troubled Accreditor. Can They Find a New One?

The American Institute of Healthcare & Technology was well on its way to being accredited in 2016 when something extraordinary…

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Biden’s Pick to Lead Consumer Protection Agency Is an Aggressive Advocate for Student Borrowers

President Biden has nominated a strong advocate for student-loan borrowers to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a peace offering…

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Biden Wants to Forgive $10,000 in Student-Loan Debt. Here’s Who Would Benefit.

President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. will ask Congress to forgive up to $10,000 of student-loan debt per borrower, the Biden-Harris…

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Here’s How Much Aid Your College Can Get From the Second Round of Covid-19 Stimulus

The U.S. Department of Education disclosed on Thursday how it would allocate more than $22.7 billion in emergency assistance to…

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Student-Debt Cancellation Stands Its Best Chance Yet. But Would It Advance Social Justice?

Each month, Brandon Blackwell, a 29-year-old occupational therapist living in Maryland, pays down $1,000 on the nearly $300,000 he owes…

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The Latest College Scorecard Is Out. Here’s What It Says About How Much Parents Borrow for Higher Ed.

Amid a chorus of calls to cancel student debt, the U.S. Department of Education released new data on Wednesday that,…

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The Federal Government Is Verifying Fewer Fafsa Filers. Here’s Why That Matters.

A world tangled up in red tape just got some welcome news. The U.S. Education Department on Wednesday said that…

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