25 juillet 2018

Westminster Sale Progresses as Opponents Dig In

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Buyer commits to keeping Westminster on its Princeton campus for 10 years and maintaining current academics for five, but opponents of the deal are unimpressed. More...

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Senate Jump-Starts Process for New Career-Education Law

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Bipartisan agreement to reauthorize Perkins Career and Technical Education law would give more authority to states to determine progress of federal skills training program. More...

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Senate Passes Update to Perkins CTE Law

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The Senate on Monday unanimously passed an update to the Perkins Career and Technical Education Law. More...

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How Higher Ed Would Fare in Congress's Spending Proposals

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Pell Grants may see a modest increase, but separate appropriations proposals from Senate and House would largely keep programs in line with 2018 funding levels. More...

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FAFSA for Your Phone

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Education Department this week will take another step toward mobile access to the federal student aid application. More...

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Democrats Want IRS to Clarify Student Debt Relief Won't Be Taxed

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Washington Senator Patty Murray and Oregon Senator Ron Wyden, both Democrats, asked the IRS and Treasury Department in a letter this week to clarify that student loan relief issued to former Corinthian Colleges students should not be taxed. More...

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The Wrong Kind of Transparency?

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Higher ed groups in recent weeks have joined opposition to proposed Environmental Protection Agency rule they say would block good research from being used in drafting new regulations. More...

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Trump Administration Backs Off Reshuffling of Student Debt Collection

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. An Education Department plan to begin cutting large debt collection firms out of the student loan system is on hold after Congress warned against move. More...

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Senate Confirms Trump Nominee for Career Education

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The Senate on Monday confirmed the nomination of Scott Stump, the White House pick for assistant secretary for career, technical and adult education. More...

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85 Colleges Kept Aid After DeVos Restored Accreditor

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Eighty-five colleges overseen by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools would likely have lost access to federal student aid -- and most of their revenue -- if Education Secretary Betsy DeVos had not opted to temporarily reinstate the accreditor earlier this year. More...

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