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Colorado Community Colleges Awarded $1 Million Scholarship Fund

The Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges has been awarded $1 million to create a scholarship program to help develop a more diverse healthcare workforce.

‘College for All Act’ Would Make Tuition Free for Low-Income Students

Congressman Joe Morelle unveiled the “College for All Act,” a sweeping initiative to make public education more affordable throughout the country. 

Faculty Organization Sanctions National University for Mass Firing

The American Association of University Professors has sanctioned the National University after investigating the mass firing of full-time professors and associate vice presidents.

Ed Secretary Cardona: Trans Athletes Have a ‘Right to Compete’

US Education Secretary Miguel Cardona said transgender athletes have the right to compete and suggested that the Biden administration will look at measures to protect these students against a rising number of anti-transgender bills.

Delaware Legislation to Address Student Housing Insecurity

Delaware lawmakers are attempting to tackle housing insecurity among college students through new legislation.

South Carolina HBCU Clinton College Cuts Tuition by 50 Percent

Clinton College in Rock Hill will be cutting tuition by 50 percent this fall semester to ease the financial strain on families negatively impacted by the pandemic.

White House Introduces COVID-19 College Vaccine Challenge

The White House launched a COVID-19 College Vaccine Challenge for higher education institutions around the country to encourage students, faculty, and staff to get vaccinated.

Education Bill to Bolster Support for Native American Veterans

The House of Representatives has passed a bill to improve benefits for Native American service members at tribal colleges and universities.