The bill would take a host of measures to prevent "foreign exploitation" of critical U.S. educational investments and innovation.
Democratic presidential candidate Buttigieg proposed to lower the cost of attending college and increase the value of Pell Grants.
The New America report found that postsecondary education and training programs are important in successful reentry for justice-involved individuals.
Over the next 20 years, the colleges will have 31,000 new graduates in computer science, computer engineering and related fields.
A group of organizations raised concerns over the proposed Information Collection Request (ICR) for reporting foreign gifts and contract and sought various changes to it.
Foreign governments have spent over $9 billion in the last five years on gifts to America’s universities.
Critics allege that the new rules would weaken oversight of the college accreditation system and lower the standards of college accreditation.
The bill was voted 28-22 by the Committee on Education and Labor members and is now headed to the house floor.
The IWPR report sees great potential in partnership between the federally run Head Start programs and higher education institutions to offer childcare options to student parents.