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ACE 2011 Annual Report
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May 23, 2013
In today’s headlines, The Associated Press sets up today’s expected passage in the U.S. House of a bill linking student loan interest rates to the financial markets, in spite of a veto threat from President Obama. In other news, The New York Times looks at a new report finding that community colleges have received a declining share of government spending on higher education over the last decade even as their student bodies have become poorer and more heavily African-American and Latino.
Today, the U.S. House of Representatives took the first step toward preventing the scheduled July 1 doubling of the interest rates that students will be charged to take out federal student loans. We are pleased that H.R.1911 creates momentum for adopting a bipartisan solution to assist students by fixing this problem before the deadline passes, and we commend Representatives Kline and Foxx for their leadership on this issue.
May 22, 2013
The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved a comprehensive plan to overhaul the nation's immigration system, which includes a version of the DREAM Act and other higher education provisions.
College and university administrators can now use a new free online tool from ACE to assess the state of internationalization and global engagement at their institutions.
May 20, 2013
Action heated up in the House and Senate last week on the looming interest rate increase for subsidized student loans, which is slated to double from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent July 1.