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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.

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. 

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.

For the third year in row, enrollment at Massachusetts public colleges and universities has declined. The trend follows demographic shifts and carries economic implications.

Harvard University says it has achieved a major goal: reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent over the past ten years.

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