22 mai 2018

A Vice President, the N-Word, a Coffee Shop and Culture

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. After a Duke University administrator complained about rap music being played at a campus coffee shop, two baristas working their shifts were let go, inspiring campus -- and national -- ire. More...

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NCAA Compared to Slavery, Prison

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. Federal officials alleged a scheme to push recruits to certain institutions in exchange for thousands of dollars. Assistant coaches with four high-profile programs were arrested last fall, and prosecutors at the time hinted at much more widespread corruption. More...

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Another Setback for Programs Overseen by Troubled Accreditor

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. A large for-profit college chain fails in first attempt to find a new accreditor, potentially raising the stakes for the Trump administration's review of ACICS, its current agency. More...

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Making the Case for Pell

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Advocates prioritize a stronger Pell Grant as the next appropriations process gets under way, but big changes to the program are viewed as unlikely before an update to Higher Education Act. More...

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New Questions on Racial Disparity and Student Debt

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The proportion of the U.S. college-going population made up by nontraditional students -- at least by some common markers -- has dropped off in recent years as the economy has continued to improve. More...

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Career Training Groups Encouraged by Trump Pick for CTE Job

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Career and technical education groups said they are pleased to have one of their own nominated for assistant secretary for career, technical and adult education -- the top job dealing with work-force issues at the Department of Education. More...

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How Parent PLUS Worsens the Racial Wealth Gap

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Report finds loan program -- critical to many historically black institutions -- exacerbates economic inequality for low-income black families by adding student debt they can't repay. More...

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Law Schools Ask Firms for Harassment Policies

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Yale Law School and other top legal education programs on Monday asked law firms recruiting on their campuses to disclose their workplace harassment policies for summer associates. More...

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Feds Aim for Fall Release of Campus Sexual Misconduct Rule

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The Department of Education plans to issue a draft regulation in September governing colleges' handling of campus sexual misconduct, according to an update of the Trump administration's federal regulatory agenda this week. More...

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DeVos to Review Restrictions on Religious Institutions

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos plans to overhaul restrictions on religious colleges’ access to federal student aid in the next round of deregulation at the Department of Education. More...

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