24 juillet 2018

Senate Perkins Training Bill Clears Committee Vote

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The Senate education committee approved bipartisan legislation by voice vote Tuesday to update the Perkins Career and Technical Education Act. More...

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An 'Education and the Workforce' Agency?

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. White House plan to merge two cabinet departments, likely a political nonstarter, renews debate over how best to rationalize government role in educating and training Americans. More...

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Court Tells Department of Ed to Stop Debt Collections for Defrauded Borrowers

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. A federal district court this week ordered the Trump administration to halt collections on loans held by former Corinthian Colleges students while it sorts out the legality of a system to provide partial debt relief to borrowers who were defrauded or misled by their institution. More...

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Enrollment Boost From Summer Pell

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Enrollment numbers at many colleges -- especially those in areas with less generous state aid -- show significant boosts in attendance in the first full summer since Congress restored year-round grants. More...

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Think Tank Proposal Would Aim for No Student Borrowing

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. An ambitious college affordability plan released by the Center for American Progress Wednesday would aim to guarantee that no student has to borrow to pay for their education. More...

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Senate Appropriators Boost Pell Grant

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Senate appropriators on Tuesday advanced a fiscal year 2019 funding bill that boosts the Pell Grant and appropriates new funds to address eligibility issues for borrowers seeking Public Service Loan Forgiveness. More...

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Reports: Trump Administration May Propose Merging Education, Labor Departments

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The Trump administration may release as early as today a proposal to combine the Education Department and Department of Labor, according to multiple reports Wednesday. More...

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An 'Education and the Workforce' Agency?

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. White House plan to merge two cabinet departments, likely a political nonstarter, renews debate over how best to rationalize government role in educating and training Americans. More...

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Americans Still Believe in Higher Ed's 'Public Good'

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Most political discussion of higher education these days focuses on the return on investment to individuals, rather than on the contributions that colleges and universities make to society broadly. So it wouldn't be surprising to find that many Americans don't put much stock in the "public good" arguments on which much government funding of higher education was premised. More...

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Peril for Small Private Colleges: A Survey of Business Officers

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Private four-year colleges may be getting real about their institutions’ financial future, to judge by the views of the men and women closest to their balance sheets. More...

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