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Education Department Finds Michigan, CUNY Failed to Follow Title VI

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Education Department Finds Michigan, CUNY Failed to Follow Title VI Katherine Knott Tue, 06/18/2024 - 03:00 AM Resolution agreements announced Monday are the first regarding campus antisemitism, anti-Muslim and anti-Arab bias since Oct. The findings signal how institutions across the country can comply with federal law.

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Education Department unveils policy proposals for accreditation, state authorization

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The proposed changes are intended to ensure accreditors and state agencies are adequately monitoring colleges under their purview, the department said.

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Should Departments Make Political Statements?

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Should Departments Make Political Statements? Sara Weissman Fri, 01/26/2024 - 03:00 AM The University of California is considering a policy to limit “personal or collective opinions” on department websites. Some say it violates academic freedom. Byline(s) Johanna Alonso Sara Weissman

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Defense Department Cuts 13 of its Language Flagship Programs

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Defense Department Cuts 13 of its Language Flagship Programs kathryn.palmer… Wed, 05/15/2024 - 03:00 AM Linguists are concerned about the implications the elimination of these programs may have on foreign relations. Byline(s) Kathryn Palmer

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Nassau Community College Moves Ahead With ‘Mega Departments’

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Nassau Community College Moves Ahead With ‘Mega Departments’ Sara Weissman Wed, 04/17/2024 - 03:00 AM The institution’s leaders say consolidating departments will make the college more efficient. Its faculty union says the move will do the opposite. Byline(s) Sara Weissman

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After FAFSA Issues, Education Department Faces ‘Crisis of Credibility’

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After FAFSA Issues, Education Department Faces ‘Crisis of Credibility’ Katherine Knott Mon, 04/08/2024 - 03:00 AM Colleges and universities say they need more honesty and transparency from the department to rebuild their trust in the federal financial aid system. Byline(s) Katherine Knott

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330,000 FAFSAs must be reprocessed, Education Department says

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A tax data issue affecting about 5% of submitted applications will be corrected starting in early April.