24 novembre 2017

Campaign Warning of For-Profits Launches in Maryland

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. The Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition announced a new public awareness campaign "Know Before You Enroll" Tuesday at Baltimore City Community College that seeks to educate students about fraudulent practices committed by some for-profit institutions. More...

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New Research on First-Generation Students

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. A new report from the Institute of Education Sciences compares background, educational characteristics, plans, enrollments and completion patterns of first-generation college students to those of their peers who have at least one parent that has earned at least a bachelor's degree. More...

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Standardization in Online Education

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Accreditor’s rejection of Scottsdale Community College’s proposed expansion suggests that consistency and mandated faculty training could become a focus for quality control in online learning. More...

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Diversity Is Up in Humanities at 2-Year Colleges

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. An increasing number of minority students are pursuing associate degrees in humanities and liberal arts at community colleges. More...

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Religious University and 2-Year College

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. A handful of religious universities are now offering two-year degrees, with a goal of work-force development and serving more low-income students. More...

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Work-Force Training in an Anti-College Climate

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Community colleges stress their role in providing work-force opportunities amid doubts from some working-class people that college won't benefit them or their children. More...

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11 Research Universities Start Aid Initiative

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. A consortium of research universities announced today that it is starting a new initiative to provide students with grants that help them face financial challenges as they near graduation. More...

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CFPB Seeks Proposed Settlement for Corinthian's Lending Program

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is seeking a proposed settlement against Aequitas Capital Management for assisting Corinthian Colleges with providing private loans to its students. More...

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2-Year Colleges in Texas Launch Guided Pathways

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. The Texas Association of Community Colleges announced a new partnership Thursday to expand guided-pathway reforms to all 50 community college districts in the state. More...

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Report: Part-Time Students Overlooked

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. A new report from the Center for American Progress reveals that part-time students are often overlooked by colleges, policy makers and researchers who are looking to increase national college attainment. More...

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