Government

For Some Republicans, Trump’s Higher-Ed Proposals Reflect ‘Lost Opportunity’

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Former governor Jeb Bush, Sen. Marco Rubio, and Donald Trump greeted one another at the GOP primary debate at St. Anselm’s College in Manchester, N.H., in February. Mr. Bush and Mr. Rubio had innovative higher-ed proposals, some analysts say, but the Republican nominee followed through with too little too late.
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Less than a month before Election Day, the Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump introduced some ideas for reforming higher education.

But the measures, which include a new formula for income-based repayment of student loans, have surprised...

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