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Dillard President: What President Trump Needs to Hear

by Walter M. Kimbrough | February 27, 2017
We’ve seen federal and state divestment in education, making the idea of education as the pat [...] Read more

Report: Financial Pressure Swamping Community College Students

by Catherine Morris | February 21, 2017
Despite relatively low costs, a Center for Community College Student Engagement report found th [...] Read more

Inmates, Parolees can take Advantage of Pilot Program

by Associated Press | October 9, 2016
TULSA, Okla. ― Hundreds of Arkansas inmates and parolees are participating in a three-year fe [...] Read more

Experts: Direct More Institutional Aid to Low-income Students

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | July 21, 2016
Colleges and universities should rethink the way they distribute institutional aid in order to [...] Read more

Education Department Providing Second Chance to Prisoners

by Catherine Morris | June 23, 2016
The U.S. Department of Education announced a new development in its efforts to combat recidivis [...] Read more

Community College Leaders Seek to Maximize Potential Benefits from Reauthorized Higher Education Act

by Catherine Morris | June 6, 2016
Community college leaders met in Washington to discuss legislative priorities for the upcoming [...] Read more

Obama Administration Seeks to Expand Pell Grants

by Diverse Staff | January 19, 2016
The Obama Administration wants more students who receive Pell Grants to graduate from college a [...] Read more

Economic Crisis May Sink Education in Puerto Rico

by Catherine Morris | September 29, 2015
The economic crisis in Puerto Rico has caused some leaders to consider making significant cuts [...] Read more

Prison Ed Program Based on Second Chances

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | August 2, 2015
“To have a second chance is something that should be part and parcel of who we are as America [...] Read more

Philadelphia Latest City to Offer Free Community College Tuition

by Catherine Morris | April 7, 2015
The city of Philadelphia just joined the vanguard of states and cities implementing free tuitio [...] Read more

Panel: Undocumented Students Still Stressed Out

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | March 31, 2015
The temporary reprieve from deportation for certain undocumented students has helped, but the s [...] Read more

Department of Education Unveils ‘Framework’ for College Rating System

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | December 19, 2014
One higher education leader said a “glaring omission” from the framework was any mention of [...] Read more

Pell Grant Eligibility Clarification Opens Doors of Opportunity for Juvenile Offenders

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | December 9, 2014
Expert says higher education leaders should look for ways to help young people in juvenile jail [...] Read more
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