Ed Dept appeals decision to block student relief funding rule in California

Dive Brief: The U.S. Department of Education is appealing a ruling from a California judge that allows the state’s community colleges to distribute federal coronavirus aid to unauthorized and international students.  In an interim rule in June, the department blocked students who are ineligible for federal financial aid from receiving money under the Coronavirus Aid, […]

Admissions group asks colleges to rethink role of SAT, ACT

Dive Brief: Higher education’s admissions industry group wants colleges to reevaluate the role of entrance exams and is calling for administrators to be more transparent in how they are used.  The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC)...

Data clarity in K-12 education more important than ever

Elliot Weinbaum is the program director of the William Penn Foundation’s Great Learning program. Joy Lesnick is deputy chief of research, evaluation and academic partnerships at the School District of Philadelphia. Communities across the country have serious questions...

Tuition-payers’ bill of rights proposes 6 protections

Dive Brief:  A coalition of advocacy groups and think tanks is pushing a series of consumer protections aiming to help students understand the price of college and get what they paid for.  The Tuition Payer Bill of Rights makes six demands, including that colleges...

Times Higher Education moves into international student services

The higher education data specialist and publisher has announced agreements with international education agency SI-UK and student accommodation marketplace Casita, as it boosts content directed towards students on its site. “This partnership will surely be a...