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For parents in states that are expanding work requirements, the inability to seek education and training can have serious repercussions.
The Higher Education Act does not govern K–12 education, but it does affect teacher preparation programs.
Rebecca Blank explains how research universities are key to broadening the benefits of economic growth.
Many researchers do not think hard enough about who they are trying to reach.
States can use many different ways to count low-income students and tie dollars to these student counts.
Free and reduced-price lunch status is in decline as a measure of student need, and states are turning to alternatives.
Using free and reduced price lunch as an indicator of economic disadvantage is in decline, and many stakeholders are turning to replacement measures.
Massachusetts Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jay Gonzalez has proposed taxing large college and university endowments.
Policymakers are divided on how much student loan borrowers should pay, and for how long, based on their income.
In 2016, 31.6 percent of higher education students took at least one distance education course.

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