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Republican lawmakers are rushing to pass a sweeping $1.5 trillion tax plan before Christmas. And with it, big changes for higher education – and how we pay for it.

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is suing Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for not forgiving the loans of former students at a for-profit college chain.

Governor Charlie Baker has announced a new program for adult residents in Massachusetts to take classes in advanced manufacturing at local vocational high schools.

The National Labor Relations Board has ruled that Harvard prevented a free and fair election on forming a graduate student union, clearing a path for another vote.

The Massachusetts Board of Higher Education unanimously approved extending in-state tuition rates to displaced students from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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.

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