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Opinion | Biden’s Climate Plans Are Unsustainable

In the field of environmentalism, one of the most important concepts is “sustainability.” Coined in the 1970s, the term means…

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Education

Loan-Forgiveness Debate Rekindles an Old Question: Why Does College Cost So Much?

The national debate over whether to forgive outstanding student loans has circled around a set of policy questions. How much,…

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Education

This University Piloted Test-Optional Admissions. It Didn’t Last.

On May 27, 2021, the University of Tennessee at Knoxville said it would continue a pilot program that allowed prospective…

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Education

Ed. Dept. Should Keep Closer Tabs on Deals With Online-Program Managers, Watchdog Says

The U.S. Government Accountability Office on Thursday released a report underscoring the need for more robust monitoring of third-party online-program…

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Education

‘Uncharted Territory’: What the Overturn of Roe v. Wade Could Mean for Colleges

The news had been anticipated, but it was still jarring. The U.S. Supreme Court will vote to overturn Roe v.…

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Education

Why Talk of Student-Debt Cancellation Is Creating Headaches for Colleges

After years stuck in limbo, the idea of widespread federal-student-loan cancellation has suddenly picked up momentum over the past week.…

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Education

U.S. Is Investigating Whether This University’s Athletic Cuts Harmed Black Students

The U.S. Department of Education has opened a civil-rights investigation into whether Central Michigan University discriminated against Black students by…

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Education

Dozens More Colleges Can Now Enroll Incarcerated Students With Pell Grants

The Department of Education on Tuesday made more than 70 institutions newly eligible to participate in its Second Chance Pell…

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Education

2 Universities Tried to Stop ‘Passing the Harasser.’ Here’s What They’ve Learned.

A few years ago, a campus lawyer at the University of California at Davis came to Binnie Singh with a…

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Education

Texas A&M University Abruptly Shuttered a Climate Lab, Citing Security Risk

A climate-science lab at Texas A&M University has been shut down after its ties to a Chinese university were deemed…

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