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Canada Beckons International Students With a Path to Citizenship

January 26, 2017 - 6:11pm
Universities are welcoming students from abroad as part of a government strategy to offset the country’s aging population and slowing birthrate.
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Campuses Wary of Offering ‘Sanctuary’ to Undocumented Students

January 26, 2017 - 11:15am
Most colleges have been careful to say they would not defy the law. Federal funds are at stake.
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Harvard Makes Changes in Managing a Lagging Endowment

January 25, 2017 - 7:09pm
The university, which has handled much of its money internally, would give the bulk of its funds to outside managers and lay off about half its staff.
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Private Colleges Suggest New York’s Free Tuition Plan Limits Choices

January 24, 2017 - 8:28pm
Some are worried that the governor’s proposal to make state college tuition free could imperil the finances of small colleges that recruit students mainly from New York State.
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Not Only Elite Law Schools Offer Great Returns on Investment

January 24, 2017 - 4:46pm
In a study of graduate salary-to-debt ratios, some lower-ranked state schools can also lead to a highly paid job to tackle hefty tuition bills.
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A District Divided: Harlem Schools Are Left to Fail as Those Not Far Away Thrive

January 24, 2017 - 5:00am
Community School District 3, on Manhattan’s West Side, is home to some of the best public elementary schools, but the district is sharply divided by race, income and academic achievement.
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When Campus Rapists Are Repeat Offenders

January 24, 2017 - 3:00am
Some students commit sexual assault more than once, research says. Many question whether colleges are doing enough to prevent these recurring crimes.
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Texas Teacher Shouldn’t Be Punished for Marijuana Use in Colorado, Judge Says

January 23, 2017 - 3:07pm
The drug is legal in Colorado but not in Texas.
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In Navient Lawsuits, Unsettling Echoes of Past Lending Crisis

January 19, 2017 - 8:37pm
The largest U.S. collector of student loan payments is accused of engaging in the sloppiness and misleading tactics seen in the subprime market.
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For-Profit Law School Is Cut Off From Federal Student Loans

January 19, 2017 - 5:24pm
The Education Department told the Charlotte School of Law that its students would not be eligible for federal aid because it did not meet standards.
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Art Students League Director Is Stepping Down

January 19, 2017 - 4:12pm
Ira Goldberg, executive director since 2001, is leaving his post to live in Spain. His exit follows that of the league’s president in December.
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Student Loan Collector Cheated Millions, Lawsuits Say

January 18, 2017 - 8:44pm
Navient made serious mistakes at every step of the loan collection process, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said in a lawsuit.
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Nominee Betsy DeVos’s Knowledge of Education Basics Is Open to Criticism

January 18, 2017 - 8:37pm
The school choice advocate seemed unfamiliar with basic terms and policies, including the federal law for students with disabilities.
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Lois Dickson Rice, Trailblazing Executive Behind Pell Grants, Dies at 83

January 18, 2017 - 7:36pm
Ms. Rice, who started life as a janitor’s daughter, helped persuade Congress to provide federal subsidies to tens of millions of needy college students.
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