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2-Year Delay for State Authorization Rule

The U.S. Education Department formally announced in today's Federal Register what it had implied two weeks ago: that it would delay for two more years implementation of its controversial regulations requiring online programs to show that they are approved to operate in every state where they enroll students.

Don’t be distracted from equality challenges, universities told

Universities must address continuing inequalities in global academia before fully shifting their attention to meeting the challenges posed by rapid technological change, a conference has heard.

Predatory colleges, freed to fleece students

Try as they might, the Trump administration and Republicans in Congress cannot disguise that they continue to do the bidding of the for-profit college industry, which has saddled working-class students — including veterans — with crushing debt while providing useless degrees, or no degrees at all.

Stark gender gap in earnings after postgraduate study

Data on postgraduate employment and earnings released by the UK’s Department for Education show that the median salary for men five years after graduation is higher than for women in nearly all reported subject areas.

High textbook costs sending college students elsewhere during studies

Dylan Miller spent $495 on college textbooks at the University of Northern Iowa — $167.50 for a linear algebra textbook alone — this spring semester. He might have used the books once a month, perhaps.