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Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo wants to waive tuition for in-state college students. Her plan would offer two years tuition-free regardless of family income. 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.

U.S. Undersecretary of Education Ted Mitchell reflects on the Department’s accomplishments under President Barack Obama’s administration.

The U.S. Department of Education on Friday announced federal student loan discharges for thousands of students who attended several now-shuttered for-profit colleges, including five campuses in Massachusetts.

Libraries on college campuses around the country are upgrading their facilities and rethinking their physical and digital collections. 

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.

Colleges and universities are embracing new software to supplement existing systems -- including the phonathon -- and reach potential donors. 

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.

In an effort to make higher education more affordable and accessible, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh is promising to make community college tuition-free for high schoolers who graduate with passing grades.

The college application process can be confusing and frustrating. Here's a look at what happens behind the curtain.

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.

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