In a rare public response to a piece of pending legislation, the board criticized a bill in the House of Representatives that would sharply limit its budget authority.
At a conference, members of the Yes We Must Coalition highlight how they’re working to raise graduation rates and make college affordable.
The draft rule would compel more state scrutiny of online programs. Negotiators who discussed it on Wednesday were far from reaching consensus.
Colleges are considering increased scholarship assistance and more health and safety protections, but some players are agitating for more.
Twenty-three Democrats in Congress say the department should make the cards "provide the best deal to students, not the biggest financial reward for the institution."
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