29 décembre 2016

History With Relevance

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Community college leaders journey through Mississippi and Alabama in hopes of learning how the civil rights movement will help them solve today's problems. Read more...

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New Jersey University Has State Immunity, U.S. Court Rules

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Montclair State University is an arm of the State of New Jersey and is therefore immune from a former employee's employment discrimination lawsuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ruled Tuesday. Read more...

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Retro Approach to Training Online Teachers

HomeBy Doug Lederman. After several iterations, a college at the University of Cincinnati develops an old-time concept -- a radio show -- to teach professors new techniques. Read more...

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Some For-Profits Exceed Limits on Federal Funding

HomeBy Paul Fain. The U.S. Department of Education on Wednesday released the latest version of an annual report on compliance with the so-called 90/10 rule, which prohibits colleges from collecting more than 90 percent of their revenue from federal aid sources. Read more...

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Withholding Social Security to Repay Student Debt

HomeBy Paul Fain. The federal government is withholding a portion of Social Security benefits from a growing number of older Americans to cover defaulted student loan debt, according to a new report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office. Read more...

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Delayed Release of Gainful Employment Template

HomeBy Paul Fain. Last week the U.S. Department of Education announced a delay in the release of an updated template colleges are required to use next year to make gainful employment disclosures. Read more...

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National College Enrollments Continue to Slide

HomeBy Paul Fain. Overall college enrollments declined 1.4 percent this fall compared to one year ago, according to new data from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, a dip of more than 270,000 students. Nationwide enrollments began their slide in 2012 and have now continued for the last 10 consecutive college terms. Read more...

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The Stagnant Wage Premium

HomeBy Paul Fain. The wage gap between college degree holders and workers without a degree has not grown in recent years, and a new study says the culprit is information technology's displacement of "routine" jobs. Read more...

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Print This Federal Aid Cut to For-Profit Law School

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The U.S. Department of Education announced Monday that it would block federal student aid funds to Charlotte School of Law as of Dec. 31, a major blow to the viability of the for-profit institution. Read more...

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Print This ABA Sues Education Dept. on Loan Forgiveness

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The American Bar Association is suing the Department of Education over the denial of Public Service Loan Forgiveness to four attorneys employed at the association and previously approved for the program. Read more...

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