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  • College and Coding Boot Camp Find a Way to Team Up

    Colleges and coding boot camps have come to a sort of truce, marrying a dose of technical skills with a more traditional college course load.

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  • Harvard’s Investment Gain Trails Rivals

    Harvard University’s endowment gained 10% in the latest fiscal year, a lukewarm showing as it plays catchup with Ivy League schools and other top endowments.

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  • Yale University Under Federal Investigation for Use of Race in Admissions Practices

    Officials are investigating whether Yale illegally discriminates against Asian-American applicants.

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  • Colleges, Buffeted by Courts and Washington, Navigate Sexual Assault

    Colleges and universities are wrestling with a rise in sexual-assault claims, lawsuits brought by those accused of assault and conflicting directions from courts and the government on how to handle them.

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  • In Race for Students, Colleges Offer to Match Tuition at Rival Schools

    Some private colleges are offering to match public universities’ in-state tuition, in an escalation of the battle for students.

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  • Justice Department Says Harvard Hurts Asian Americans’ Admissions Prospects With ‘Personal Rating’

    The Justice Department says Harvard puts Asian-American applicants at a disadvantage through the school’s use of a subjective “personal rating.”

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  • Schools Crack Down as More Students Cut Class

    The growing problem of children skipping school has districts across the country experimenting with solutions, from punishments to rewards. But educators are divided about what approach works.

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  • New Rules Would Boost Rights of Those Accused of Campus Sexual Assaults

    Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is preparing to release new rules strengthening protections for students accused of sexual assault on campus and lightening the burden placed on schools.

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  • Columbia Student Accuses Former School Administrator of Sexual Harassment in Lawsuit

    A student at Columbia University’s School of General Studies is suing the university’s trustees and a former dean of students in federal court, alleging that the former administrator coerced her into “an inappropriate sexual and romantic relationship” this summer and that the school failed to protect her.

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  • Welcome Students, Let’s Talk About Confederate Statues

    Institutions from Virginia to Mississippi are coming to terms with statues, markers and building names linked to their Confederate past, without alienating alumni and donors.

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  • Tuition Insurance Catches On as Costs Rise, Students Struggle to Adjust

    The policies protect families in case their son or daughter has to drop out of school past the point at which they can get tuition reimbursement.

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  • NYU Makes Tuition Free for All Medical Students

    NYU said it will cover tuition for all its medical students, a first among the nation’s major medical schools and an attempt to expand career options for graduates who won’t be saddled with six-figure debt.

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  • Vocational Training Is Back as Firms Pair With High Schools to Groom Workers

    CVS, Tesla and others help educators create skills-based programs—and future job candidates.

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  • Temple Staff and Alumni Demand Answers on M.B.A. Rankings Scandal

    Temple University alumni and staff are voicing frustration with how administrators have handled a brewing M.B.A.-rankings scandal that has prompted federal and state investigations.

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  • More Schools Are Buying ‘Active-Shooter’ Insurance Policies

    Schools consider the likelihood of a shooting real enough that some districts are buying active-shooter insurance to cover legal expenses and other costs in the event of a mass shooting.

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  • Will Majoring in Psychology Make You Better Off? The Government Wants to Know

    Trump administration is moving to require that colleges and universities publish more detailed data on the finances of their graduates, part of a broader effort to make higher education more market driven.

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  • Religion Looms Large for Education Official in Charge of Civil Rights

    Ken Marcus, newly in charge of the Education Department’s civil-rights division, has a background in fighting anti-Semitism. But the department doesn’t have jurisdiction over religious discrimination, meaning he has to walk a fine line on enforcement.

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  • Harvard Says Ignoring Race in Admissions Would Hurt School’s Diversity, Academic Excellence

    The university in a court filing rebutted an analysis of six years of its admissions data as “fundamentally unreliable” in trying to prove the school discriminates against Asian-American applicants.

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  • DeVos Plans to Repeal Obama Rule Targeting Underperforming For-Profit Colleges

    Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is planning to repeal an Obama-era rule that aimed to penalize for-profit colleges that leave their students with unreasonable debt and poor job prospects, according to people familiar with the plan.

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  • GAO Seeks Better Promotion of Loan Program for Black Colleges

    Nearly 30% of schools that participated in a loan program for historically black colleges and universities were delinquent on their payments last year, according to a government watchdog report that calls for more participation.

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  • Temple University’s M.B.A. Ranking Scandal Spreads

    Temple University officials said Wednesday that its business school submitted more incorrect data used in academic rankings of its M.B.A. programs than previously disclosed.

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  • School Districts Prepare for New Immigrant Children

    Some school districts are preparing for more immigrant students than usual this fall due to children who were separated from their parents at the border and others who came alone and are settling in their areas.

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  • Temple Online MBA Program Under Investigation Over Marketing

    The Education Department is investigating whether Temple University used deceptive marketing practices to recruit students to its online M.B.A. program.

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  • Charles Koch Foundation to Publish Future University Grant Agreements

    The Charles Koch Foundation says it will post online all future multiyear grant agreements with universities, aiming to head off controversy surrounding the libertarian group’s growing ambitions on campuses.

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  • Rollback of Affirmative Action Guidelines Could Reshape K-12 School Districts

    Districts have wrestled with how to desegregate public schools in ways supported by the law, which forbids districts from using race to determine placement. Now, President Trump’s decision to roll back affirmative action guidelines will likely have a far-reaching impact on K-12 schools.

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