23 juillet 2018

Former For-Profit Execs Settle Fraud Case

HomeBy Emma Whitford. Two former senior executives of ITT Educational Services Inc., a for-profit university, agreed to settlements with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the SEC announced Friday. More...

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Reading Choice Questioned by S.C. Police

HomeBy Emma Whitford. A Charleston, S.C., police advocacy group requested the removal of The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas from high school summer reading lists, The Post and Courier reports. More...

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As Charges Grow, Trump Backs Congressman

HomeBy Emma Whitford. As accusations grow that U.S. representative Jim Jordan knew and did nothing about alleged sexual abuse of wrestling team members at Ohio State University, President Trump is backing him and calling the allegations part of an effort by "deep state" conspirators who want to bring down the president, The New York Times reports. More...

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Wyoming's Cowboy Slogan Draws Criticism

HomeBy Emma Whitford. The University of Wyoming's new slogan -- "The world needs more cowboys" -- is drawing criticism from professors who say that it is racist, sexist and counterproductive to recruiting out-of-state students, The Laramie Boomerang reported. More...

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Parental Support Key to Student Success

HomeBy Emma Whitford. Family emotional support for low-income first-year students is free, and a new study shows that it has a greater impact on student outcomes than family financial support. More...

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Crushing Student Debt for $400, Alex?

HomeBy Emma Whitford. TruTV's new game show Paid Off gives players a chance to pay off student loans, calls on Congress to find "a better solution than this game show." More...

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Strayer and Capella Merger Approved

HomeBy Emma Whitford. Capella University received approval Monday from its accreditor, the Higher Learning Commission, to merge its parent company, Capella Education Company, with Strayer Education Inc. More...

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Sibling Bonds Can Predict Education Completion

HomeBy Emma Whitford. Sibling relationships can predict similarities and differences in higher education completion, according to a new study at Pennsylvania State University. More...

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Moving Beyond College Completion

HomeBy Emma Whitford. Motivated by 2017 violence in Charlottesville, Lumina Foundation adds racial justice to grant making, which has focused heavily on college completion. More...

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Understanding Campus Climate With an App

HomeBy Emma Whitford. UCLA's mobile app aims to tackle campus climate issues by reaching students through their smartphones. More...

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