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HEADLINES: Today's Top Higher Education News

September 02, 2014



In today’s headlines, The Chronicle of  Higher Education previews a conference today on Capitol Hill, co-sponsored by ACE, that will examine issues such as whether the Obama administration’s college ratings plan will harm minority students. In other news, Inside Higher Ed reports on the comments submitted Friday by higher education groups in response to Sen. Tom Harkin’s draft proposal to reauthorize the Higher Education Act and Diverse: Issues in Higher Education looks at programs being developed by some institutions to assist first-generation and lower-income students. See these and more stories below.

Will College Ratings Hurt Minority Students? Here's Why Researchers Are Wary
The Chronicle of Education (sub. req.) (Sept. 2, 2014)

Higher Ed Groups Respond to Harkin’s Draft Proposal
Inside Higher Ed (Sept. 2, 2014)

Several Programs Provide Lifelines to First-generation Students
Diverse: Issues In Higher Edcuation (Sept. 1, 2014)

OPINION: A New Twist in Online Learning at Stanford
The Wall Street Journal (sub. req.) (Sept. 1, 2014)

Feds Overhaul Servicing Contracts
Inside Higher Ed (Sept. 2, 2014)

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