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HIGHER EDUCATION NEWS, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29, 2017

* The White House budget proposal released this month would make significant cuts to college-prep programs for low-income and first-generation students but promises to do so guided by evidence of which ones are effective. But there are snags. Inside Higher Ed reports: http://bit.ly/2nvenOd

* With IRS data tool down, lawmakers ask the Department of Education to assist students. Inside Higher Ed reports:  http://bit.ly/2oaCUv5

* According to a new study: Income-based repayment reduced defaults. Inside Higher Ed writes: http://bit.ly/2oaHQ2W

* Long road for regulatory rollbacks. Marc Jerome, president of Monroe College, quoted. Insider Higher Ed reports: http://bit.ly/2oy7IlP

* In working to loosen proprietary-college regulation, contemporary politicians break decades of GOP precedent. The Atlantic reports: http://theatln.tc/2oqX5kB

* College is the goal. The problem? Getting there. The New York Times reports: http://nyti.ms/2nvtppk

* Free college didn’t die with the Clinton campaign. It’s just getting started. The Hechinger Report writes: http://bit.ly/2nW0okt

* Placement rates, other data colleges provide consumers are often alternative facts. The Hechinger Report explains: http://bit.ly/2o9bT7a

MEMBER NEWS

* LIM College graduate Erica Young shares fashion industry career advice in WWD.com: http://bit.ly/2ngU7hu

* Monroe College holds its 5th Annual Female Empowerment Event to inspire young women from area high schools to celebrate their individuality, reject unhealthy social pressures, and find the confidence and courage to pursue their personal, academic, and professional goals. http://bit.ly/2nV9el1

APC News

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APC Innovation Summit will be held Tuesday, June 13 – Thursday, June 15 at the Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, NY. For more information, please contact Donna @ dgurnett@apc-colleges.org

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