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HIGHER EDUCATION NEWS, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2017

* The DeVos agenda. Inside Higher Ed reports: http://bit.ly/2k32oJk

* DeVos opposes regulation. What will that mean for higher education? The Urban Institute writes: http://urbn.is/2kNZZ4x

* State support for higher education is up 3.4 percent. Inside Higher Ed reports: http://bit.ly/2kK2apE

* Researchers at the EAB found that the concept of student success has since the 1970s steadily expanded to include new responsibilities for colleges. Inside Higher Ed reports: http://bit.ly/2k2Uk6u

* Congress should update the higher-education law, starting with the student loan mess. The Washington Post writes: http://wapo.st/2lo3V8U

* The New York Times opines that more than 42 million federal student loans borrowers would be at the mercy of loan servicing companies if the Trump administration cripples the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: http://nyti.ms/2lo1ROq

* Community College Daily – More colleges use open educational resources. Community College Daily reports: http://bit.ly/2kuy5Ys

* More low-Income students are graduating from high school, but where are they going next? Forbes reports: http://bit.ly/2k2Ysbm

* Why apprenticeships are taking off. The Atlantic, City Lab reports:  http://bit.ly/2l0bbYx

MEMBER NEWS

* Berkeley College named to Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs List for 4th straight year by U.S. News & World Report: http://bit.ly/2k2ZsMC

APC News

* APC’s Legislative Advocacy Day will be held on February 27 and 28 in Albany. Please contact Donna Gurnett @ dgurnett@apc-colleges.org for more information.

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