State performance funding polices often result in unintended impacts on higher education institutions, including restrictions on admissions and weakened academic standards, according to a recent study from the Community College Research Center.
"President Obama formally announced Thursday evening a series of controversial executive actions he plans to take to reform a 'broken' immigration system -- policies that have implications for undocumented college students as well as international students who study at American universities," Inside Higher Ed reports.
"The ECMC Group, a nonprofit organization that runs one of the largest student-loan guaranty agencies, announced today that it will purchase 56 campuses from Corinthian Colleges, a crumbling, controversial for-profit chain," Inside Higher Ed reports.
"The federal government has made a big push to help prospective students understand what college might cost them. But there have been unintended consequences," The Chronicle of Higher Education reports.