The Supreme Court ruling on affirmative action will change how colleges in Connecticut handle admissions and recruitment.
Some borrowers who earn less than $125,000 will qualify for forgiveness up to $20,000. The average debt for Connecticut borrowers is $35,162.
Yale called the allegations ‘meritless’ and said the Justice Department made its findings before allowing Yale to provide requested documents.
There’s a growing sense Congress should do more to tackle college debt, but no consensus on what should be done.
Colleges may not have “saved” the cities where they are located, but they advanced urban revitalization.
The Trump administration did not say what would prompt a school to lose its funding under the new “free speech” policy.
WASHINGTON – Work in Congress was halted on Monday as the body of former President George Herbert Walker Bush arrived here as part of funeral services that will be held throughout the week. Connecticut’s lawmakers plan to be among those who honor the nation’s 41st president this week.
Washington – A lawyer for former Connecticut resident Deborah Ramirez, who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of exposing himself to her in a Yale dorm room, said the FBI conducted a “detailed and productive interview” Sunday of his client. But in a series of tweets on Tuesday, the attorney said he is concerned “that the FBI is not conducting — or not being permitted to conduct – a serious investigation.”
WASHINGTON – Sen. Richard Blumenthal said he tried to help a Yale classmate of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh send the FBI emails that she says show that the judge’s team was trying to discredit the story of Deborah Ramirez, who has accused the judge of exposing himself to her at a party.
WASHINGTON – Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans have scheduled a vote on Supreme Court candidate Brett Kavanaugh for Friday morning, just one day after he and sexual assault accuser Christine Blasey Ford are due to testify before the lawmakers. The scheduling of the vote provoked Democrats on the panel, including Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., to accuse Republicans of a rush to judgment and of pressing for Kavanaugh’s confirmation with little regard to the allegations against him.
WASHINGTON – A former Yale classmate has accused Supreme Court nominee of Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, according to a story posted by the New Yorker late Sunday. Kavanaugh denied the accusation, calling it “a smear, plain and simple.”
WASHINGTON– Connecticut pays more in taxes than it gets back in federal dollars, but when it comes to federal contracting dollars, the state receives more money than most and this could be a banner year.
WASHINGTON — Universities across the United States spend hundreds of thousands of dollars every year lobbying in Washington, including the University of Connecticut and Yale. A main reason: They are in a tight competition for a dwindling pot of federal research money.
A legislative committee aired two bills Thursday that would establish a state individual health care mandate and push back on Congress’s recent repeal of the Obamacare penalty, but the bills would impose radically different fines for those who fail to buy insurance coverage.
The Yale Corporation voted to make the change Saturday after months of protest over the residential college’s being named for John C. Calhoun, a U.S. senator who was a leading 19th century voice against the abolition of slavery.