25 novembre 2017

Defining Colleges' Liability for Fraud Claims

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Trump administration will ask negotiators of borrower-defense rule to reconsider institutions’ liability for claims of misrepresentation -- a request that has some worried DeVos plans to let bad programs off the hook. More...

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College Endowments on Table in Tax Overhaul

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The Senate Finance Committee is considering a 2 percent excise tax on university endowments among a number of options to find revenue in an ambitious tax overhaul, according to multiple reports. More...

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ABA Backs Testing Choices on Law Admissions

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The American Bar Association council responsible for overseeing legal education last week approved a recommendation that would give law schools more discretion over whether to use the LSAT or GRE for law school admissions. More...

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Report Highlights Rising Cost of College

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. A report released by Democratic members of the Joint Economic Committee highlights causes of the increasing cost of college for many Americans. It identifies, among those, declining state support for public institutions, incentives for institutions at odds with keeping programs affordable, and failures in the regulatory system to hold programs failing students accountable. More...

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Education Nominee Pulled Over Offensive Blog Posts

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The Trump administration on Thursday said it would pull the nomination of Michigan state Rep. Tim Kelly for assistant secretary for career, technical, and adult education after years-old blog posts making offensive remarks about Muslims, women, and poor people received public attention, according to Education Week and Politico. More...

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