24 novembre 2017

Gainful Employment Failures Cluster in 10 States

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. An analysis from Third Way finds a high concentration of graduates who attended programs that failed the gainful-employment rule in just a handful of states. More...

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Perkins Loan Extension Blocked in House, Senate

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Members of Congress in the House and Senate had introduced identical legislation to extend the program, which authorizes colleges to make small loans to students to bridge the cost of attendance, for another two years. Those bills hadn't gone anywhere in committee. More...

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More Scrutiny of Colleges' Finances? Education Department Says No

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Even as GAO and others say department needs to do more to monitor institutions for financial risks, department doesn't plan changes. More...

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Mixed Reactions to New Head of HBCU Initiative

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. White House ends months of waiting by naming new leader of its HBCU initiative. Some observers cautiously welcome the pick, while others note his lack of experience working in academia or government. More...

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Long Wait for Loan Forgiveness

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. For those who took out loans to attend for-profit institutions accused of fraud and abuse, delays from Education Department in reviewing loan-forgiveness claims are salt in the wounds. Inside Higher Ed spoke to several of those borrowers. More...

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White House to Name Head of HBCU Initiative

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The Trump administration is expected to name Johnathan Holifield, an author and consultant, the executive director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities. More...

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CFPB Orders Student Loan Trust to Stop Collecting on Debt

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Monday ordered a collection of trusts that hold billions in private student loans to stop collecting on debt and pay a settlement restoring harmed borrowers. More...

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Medical Schools Oppose Plan to Kill Obamacare

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The Association of American Medical Colleges came out against the latest effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act in a letter to senators Tuesday. More...

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What DeVos Can't Change

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Education secretary’s speech on Title IX implied she could end many policies suggested by Obama administration. But many policies on campus sexual assault investigations are enshrined in law. More...

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DeVos to Replace Obama-Era Sexual Assault Guidelines

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Education secretary says department will replace “failed” guidance on campus sexual assault, praised by many survivors’ advocates, with temporary compliance “information” before soliciting comment and issuing new regulations. More...

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