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ACTA is an independent, non-profit organization committed to academic freedom, excellence, and accountability at America's colleges and universities.

ACTA is an independent, non-profit organization committed to academic freedom, excellence, and accountability at America's colleges and universities.

Higher Ed News Roundup: More Than Money

September 10, 2014 by ACTA

Fixing higher education requires more than just money.  

Many schools focus, understandably, on increasing completion rates for the highest risk students. Are they overlooking potential big gains in the 'murky middle'.

EdCentral shows how some federal loan forgiveness programs are encouraging graduate students to take on more debt.

College can be fun, but schools should offer more than an expensive playground.

The Pope Center reviews Ivory Tower and gives the film a B+.

Student governments are running amok. With adminstrators looking the other way, trustees must bring them in line. 

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