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Kevin Carey has a superb op-ed in the Chronicle of Higher Education on why we don’t have a national student unit record:
Four years ago, Congress passed one of the worst laws in the modern history of higher education. Under the title “Database of Student Information Prohibited,” the omnibus 2008 Higher Education Opportunity Act barred the Department of Education from creatingContinue Reading »
Fulfilling a requirement of the 2008 Higher Education Opportunity Act, the U.S Department of Education released today lists of the colleges with the highest and lowest tuition prices and also colleges that saw the highest percentage increases in tuition in the past year.
This ‘shame’ list is intended to pressure colleges to moderate the rapid increases in tuition that have beContinue Reading »
That’s the headline for an upcoming Chronicle of Higher Education article looking at whether a maintenance of effort provision included in last fall’s Higher Education Opportunity Act will actually affect any states. The provision tied a small grant program to states maintaining at least five-year spending averages. Only one state, Rhode Island, is failing to do so. Over a period whContinue Reading »