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Nick Anderson
Washington Post higher education writer. Send story ideas! nick.anderson@washpost.com
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Grad tax dead, student loan interest deduction saved in final bill
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Virginia lawmaker aims to ensure dual-enrollment credits count for college
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Nick Anderson Dec 13
Grad students, take note: This piece Eric just spotted from Bloomberg points out that grad student tax hike is NOT in the final version of tax bill...
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Nick Anderson Dec 13
Perspective | What is college for? (Hint: It’s not just about getting in.) on Grade Point, via
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Nick Anderson Dec 13
Realize markup of HEA is not top of today's headlines. But I'm wondering: when was last time a congressional committee rammed through HEA rewrite on pure party lines?
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Nick Anderson Dec 13
House GOP higher ed bill moves ahead, despite cries to slow down via
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Nick Anderson Dec 8
Interesting new phrase of the day: "discussion of surrogacy." Trent Franks story via ace Capitol Hill reporters and
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Nick Anderson Dec 8
Public dollars for private school tuition? That's what two in Congress want for every D.C. family. via
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Nick Anderson Dec 4
Teenagers in Md. create a pop-up museum to explain their lives, struggles via
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Nick Anderson Dec 1
Just to point out the obvious: confusion over endowment tax and exemptions, thresholds, etc probably arises from fact it didn’t get much (any?) airing in a public hearing
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Nick Anderson Dec 1
Maybe what we have here for Hillsdale fans is a belt-and-suspenders approach. Just to be sure they’re not affected because you never know how this gets tweaked in House-Senate conference ...
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Nick Anderson Dec 1
Interesting note here: home-state politics, home-state colleges and more discussion of exemption...
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Nick Anderson Dec 1
Re Grove City--It's an eligibility thing. As I understand it--and this is all fluid--if you don't take federal funds then you wouldn't be subject to tax. Grove City falls below the per-student $$ threshold anyway, so it's not an issue for them.
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Nick Anderson Dec 1
3/ Also likely to be taxed at $500k/student: Julliard Bowdoin Wellesley Rice Dartmouth CooperUnion, Notre Dame, Wash&Lee, Berea, URichmond, Smith, Princeton Theological Seminary, Claremont McKenna, and a few others.
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Nick Anderson Dec 1
Which whittles the list of universities that would be taxed to, oh, about 25 to 30 wealthy schools. E.g. Harvard Yale Princeton Stanford MIT Amherst Pomona Swarthmore Williams Grinnell CalTech /2
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Nick Anderson Dec 1
Update on endowment tax-- Looks like Senate GOP aims to double the threshold for eligibility for universities to be subject to tax -- to $500k of endowment value/student.
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Nick Anderson Dec 1
Amendment Watch: Word is circulating of GOP Sen. Pat Toomey's effort to exempt certain types of schools (well, one: Hillsdale College) from new endowment tax.
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Nick Anderson Dec 1
GOP bill would allow colleges to delay sexual assault investigations at police request
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Nick Anderson Dec 1
GOP higher ed plan would end student loan forgiveness in repayment program, overhaul federal financial aid via
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Joe Heim Dec 1
Updated: Charlottesville response to white supremacist rally sharply criticized in new report
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