Senate ‘almost certain’ it will not cut aid programs, GOP leader tells DeVos

Dive Brief: Lawmakers are not expected to pass cuts President Donald Trump proposed to federal student aid programs, a high-ranking senator told U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Thursday.  Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., said it’s “almost certain” legislators won’t agree to trim programs such as Federal Work-Study, which Trump suggested reducing in his […]

Coronavirus threat prompts more cancellations for colleges

Dive Brief: As the novel coronavirus disrupts the higher education sector, college administrators continue to have students take courses remotely to help stem the spread of COVID-19, the respiratory illness the virus causes.   The institutions that are turning to...