Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo wants to waive tuition for in-state college students. Her Raimondo says higher education must be more affordable and accessible and she wants Rhode Island's public colleges to be among the first to go tuition-free and subsidize all mandatory fees.would offer two years tuition-free regardless of family income.
With just over a week left in office, the Obama administration continues to crackdown on the for-profit college industry. The U.S. Education Department says hundreds of programs have failed to meet its gainful employment rule.
According to a recent study by the Stanford History Education Group, most students – from middle school all the way through college – are unable to tell real news from fake news or advertisements. These findings have academics on edge. At college campuses around the country, librarians are now partnering with faculty to address this new reality.
The nation's largest accreditor of for-profit colleges has effectively been shut down, losing the right to certify schools. The final decision from the U.S. Department of Education comes in the waning days of the Obama administration, which has regulated the for-profit sector.