HIGHER EDUCATION NEWS

*The Democratic Alternative. Inside Higher Ed reports: https://bit.ly/2OhDwsT

*Moody’s: Private-College Closures at 11 Per Year. Inside Higher Ed reports: https://bit.ly/2uNt305

*Debt-free College? House Democrats introduce higher education bill. The Washington Post reports: https://wapo.st/2mEEwun

*FAFSA for Your Phone. Inside Higher Ed reports: https://bit.ly/2mHb8DW

*Senate Passes Update to Perkins CTE Law. Inside Higher Ed reports: https://bit.ly/2JSA8B7

*Obama’s Best Friend’s For-Profit University Faces Federal Investigation. The Daily Caller reports: https://bit.ly/2A1eqet

*Why We Need To Rethink Conventional Graduation Rates As A Measure Of Colleges’ Success. Forbes reports: https://bit.ly/2A3rxvI

*Summer college enrollment up as Pell Grant money flows, helping students to graduate faster. Ed Source reports: https://bit.ly/2uMplDJ

*Are too few college students asking for federal aid? The Hechinger Report reports: https://bit.ly/2mHtUuN

*Future-proof your college before it’s too late. eCampus News reports: https://bit.ly/2OcHZN6

*Democrats Prepping Own Higher Education Bill as GOP Stumbles. Bloomberg Government reports: https://bit.ly/2Ll8pOX

* The number of colleges and universities eligible to award federal financial aid dropped by 5.6 percent in 2016-17. The vast majority of disappearing institutions were for-profit colleges, but more than 30 private nonprofits were among them. Inside Higher Ed reports: http://snip.ly/wjn0s

* House GOP budget hints at changes to Pell. Inside Higher Ed reports: http://snip.ly/kho2v

* The GI Bill update, the first since 2011, removes 15-year time limit for benefits and awards semester of aid to veterans affected by closures of for-profit colleges. Inside Higher Ed reports: http://snip.ly/bnpeq

* Student debt may be reducing home ownership. Inside Higher Ed writes: http://snip.ly/65klx

* The Trump administration is putting profits over students. The Hill (Opinion by Arne Duncan and John King): http://snip.ly/ic8wd

* Why aren’t students showing up for college? NRP reports: http://snip.ly/ga2ez

* Politico NY: Students attending New York’s proprietary colleges could miss out on the Enhanced Tuition Award program. Donna Stelling-Gurnett, president of the Association of Proprietary Colleges quoted: http://snip.ly/swjwh

* If Trump pulls back, can states do more to regulate for-profit colleges? Francis J. Felser, president of Bryant & Stratton College provides his perspective in The Chronicle of Higher Education: http://snip.ly/tzetb

* Ten myths surrounding financial aid and college affordability. Good Call writes: http://snip.ly/yeris

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HIGHER EDUCATION NEWS

*How Higher Ed Would Fare in Congress’s Spending Proposals. Inside Higher Ed reports: http://bit.ly/2zL5E4h

*Keeping Online Courses Fresh: Valuable, but Costly. Inside Higher Ed reports: http://bit.ly/2NXAJEV

*Americans Still Believe in Higher Ed’s ‘Public Good.’ Inside Higher Ed reports: https://bit.ly/2urpbBQ

*Proposed Fee Increases for International Students. Inside Higher Ed reports: http://bit.ly/2zO3YqO

*Is There a Right to Know a College Might Close? Inside Higher Ed reports: http://bit.ly/2mmUEQZ

*Free Digital Textbooks vs. Purchased Commercial Textbooks. Inside Higher Ed reports: http://bit.ly/2JwwXil

*The Highest-Paid Public University Presidents: No. 1 Is Engulfed In Scandal. Forbes reports: http://bit.ly/2LdLHYd

*To Recruit Students, Colleges Turn to Corporate-Marketing Playbook. The Wall Street Journal Reports: https://on.wsj.com/2JADk4o

*Experts say we’re approaching a third wave of higher-ed reform. E Campus News reports: http://bit.ly/2mq7gqI

*More Students Rely On Mobile Devices to Complete Online Classes. Ed Tech Magazine reports: http://bit.ly/2Npl3t9

HIGHER EDUCATION NEWS

*Lies, Damned Lies and Rankings. Inside Higher Ed reports: https://bit.ly/2KPVy7p

*America Can Fix Its Student Loan Crisis. Just Ask Australia. The NY Times reports: https://nyti.ms/2N1PLbl

*Addressing the gap between enrollment and graduation. Education Dive reports: https://bit.ly/2uhnaqH

*Trump Administration Backs Off Reshuffling of Student Debt Collection. Inside Higher Ed reports: https://bit.ly/2JcSPiH

*As feds pull back, states step in to regulate for-profit colleges and universities. The Hechinger Report: https://bit.ly/2u6wheA

*In the future, college never really ends. The Washington Post reports: https://wapo.st/2L7b2my

*Say Hello to Full Employment. The Atlantic reports: https://bit.ly/2J0y8X4

*Legislation to allow access to more student success data likely to advance. Education Dive reports: https://bit.ly/2m1LjxP

*Private Colleges in Peril. Education Next reports: https://bit.ly/2KWMMDV

HIGHER EDUCATION NEWS

*First-Generation College Students More Engaged Than Peers. Inside Higher Ed reports: https://bit.ly/2lCwaTw

*Senate Jump-Starts Process for New Career-Education Law. Inside Higher Ed reports: https://bit.ly/2IwG0zs

*New FSA Data Report Shows Decrease in Loan Defaults, Delinquency Rates. NASFAAA reports: https://bit.ly/2yMujor

*Defining and Delivering on Quality in Higher Education. Medium.com reports: https://bit.ly/2N0S13F

*Why We Should Spare the Education Department- for Now. The Chronicle of Higher Education reports: https://bit.ly/2tyOSzQ

*Student-Debt Forgiveness Is a Wonderful Boon, Until the IRS Comes Calling. The Wall Street Journal reports: https://on.wsj.com/2MvAvn1

*Employment and Debt of 2008 College Graduates. Inside Higher Ed reports: https://bit.ly/2MoVCav

*How to boost completion rates. Education Drive reports: https://bit.ly/2lrmVpe