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A new report from a government watchdog group urges the Trump administration to forgive student loans for tens of thousands of former for-profit college students who were defrauded by their school.

The Republican tax plans include a new tax on large private college endowments that would affect at least six schools here in Massachusetts. Those colleges worry the tax would reduce how much financial aid they can give students in the future, while some economists say, instead, it would spur them to invest in students and research today.

Brown University is set to wipe out student loans and replace them with grants beginning next year after the Ivy League school reached a fundraising milestone.

Harvard president Drew Faust says the college is backing away from a plan to target single-gender student clubs.

On Monday, the Supreme Court decided it will allow the Trump administration's travel ban on six Muslim-majority countries to be fully enforced. But colleges says the ban is now so watered down that few students will be affected.

Northeastern University students are spreading awareness about sexual harassment and assault on campus through a campaign that uses the university's own marketing materials.

The House Republican tax bill is up for a vote this week and it's got the attention of several groups who are opposed to the legislation. One group that may be particularly impacted: graduate students.

Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts is now the second U.S. college to go 100 percent solar, running completely on electricity generated on campus.

On college campuses across the country, there has been a lot of talk about creating spaces where everyone feels comfortable enough to contribute. Now, a professor at Harvard Kennedy School is taking action, using cloud technology and data inside his classroom. And other professors are following his lead.

New research shows the mere presence of your smartphone – even if it isn’t ringing and you aren't staring at it – undermines your ability to perform certain tasks.

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