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Demand for Older Students Rises—The Wall Street Journal
The Republican bid to overhaul higher education is likely to heat up competition in the fastest-growing segment of the college market: adults over the age of 24.

What STEM Students Need to Know (Opinion)—The Wall Street Journal
The U.S. is about to spend a small fortune on teaching science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM. That’s a good investment in theory, but the American education system is in no position to make the most of it.

Public Universities are Getting Better at Bagging Big Gifts—The Chronicle of Higher Education
When you see a headline about a nine-figure gift to a college, the recipient is typically a private institution with an already bulging endowment and a track record of fund-raising prowess. This year, public universities started catching up.

Final Tax Bill Would Spare Some Higher Ed Worries, but Could Lead to State Budget Cuts—The Chronicle of Higher Education
The Republican-backed tax overhaul is headed for final floor votes in Congress without some of the measures that would directly target higher education. 

University of Houston Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity Indicted on Hazing Charges—Houston Chronicle
The charge against Tennessee-based Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity Inc. is the first for hazing to be filed in Harris County, officials said.