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Debt-Free College: The New Democratic Mantra

As tuition nationwide spirals upward, stressing middle-income and poor families alike, “debt-free college” has suddenly gone from nostalgic fantasy to political sound bite.

November 18, 2015
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White House Launches New Online Tool To Help Families Make Informed Decisions On College

Department of Education officials said the administration backed away from a ratings system because it proved too complicated to develop and they were afraid it might confuse consumers.

September 14, 2015
Photo: The University of Texas at Austin might be a tobacco-free campus, but if a new law is passed by the state legislature, it won't be a gun-free one. ctj71081 via Flickr

Texas House Passes Measure To Allow Concealed Handguns On College Campuses

Texas moved closer to allowing concealed handguns in classrooms and other areas on public and private college campuses late Tuesday night, as House members gave tentative approval just minutes before the midnight deadline.

May 27, 2015

Fraternities Lobby Against Campus Rape Investigations

College fraternities and sororities, concerned that students accused of sexual assault are treated unfairly, are pushing Congress to make it harder for universities to investigate rape allegations.

March 24, 2015

U.S. Dominates Chinese World University Rankings

Shanghai (China) (AFP) — U.S. universities dominated the top 20 in an annual ranking of global educational institutions released by a Chinese organization Friday, with Harvard remaining in first place ahead of Stanford. The top 20 in the 2014 Academic Ranking of World Universities included only four non-American institutions, all from Europe, including Cambridge in […]

August 15, 2014