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Taxing higher ed. endowments called unconstitutional

Supporters say it would be a way to invest in public education and have tax-exempt higher education institutions work to counteract growing inequality, but opponents of legislation to tax some private university endowments claim it is unconstitutional and would harm Massachusetts' image as a bastion of higher education.

UK migration target remains: will overseas student numbers be cut?

When Theresa May confirmed last week that the Conservative pledge to cut net migration to the “tens of thousands” would feature in the party’s election manifesto, she claimed that Brexit would help her to achieve the aim.

Workforce training initiative seeks to turn dropouts into lifelong learners

Amid political pressures to raise federal minimum wages and create more US-based jobs, multinational companies like McDonald’s have stepped up to the plate to address an issue that impacts communities everywhere: low high school graduation rates.