Behind the News

Behind the News

New FCC regulations give the feds

access to internet, phone services

The stories making headlines in higher education.

Miami Dade College (Fla.) perfectly illustrates the tensions between undocumented immigrants and tuition. The community college serves more than 160,000 students in a city replete with immigrants. Its motto is "opportunity changes everything."

The stories making headlines in higher education.

Congress cancels vote on budget cut package

A controversial GOP plan to cut funding to student aid programs was stalled in November by a combination of public outrage and lack of congressional support.

The stories making headlines in higher education

The stories making headlines in higher education

In the wake of a disaster like Hurricane Katrina, who is responsible for paying tuition? Should institutions charge the enrolled students displaced by the storm? And should those schools remit tuition dollars to damaged schools?

The stories making headlines in higher education

The stories making headlines in higher education.

Stories making headlines in higher education.

A handful of IHEs are addressing the needs of their students with alcohol or drug addictions through the development of "recovery dorms."

Stories making headlines in higher education.

Groups At Odds Over Unpaid Student Loans ; Between the Lines ; Campus Team Develops Personal Safety Devices ; Alumni-Sponsored Student Scholarship ; University of Arizona System Gets a Makeover; Monterey Bay Welcomes High-Speed Network ; Colgate Gets the Greeks in Line ;

Seven billion dollars isn't chump change. That's how much the U.S. Department of Education claims it is owed on defaulted student loans--loans never paid back because of a variety of circumstances.

Stories making headlines in higher education.

Student Database Poses Privacy Concerns ; Between the Lines ; New Balcony Restrictions at NYU ; Groups challenge 'liberal bias' on campus ; Sweet Incentives for Students ; Guidelines on Giving ; New SAT Writing Section Under Fire ; 'Master'ing Homeland Security ; Red or White? ; Universities ride growing RFID wave ;

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