01 novembre 2018

Unanswered Questions on a President

HomeBy Emma Whitford. Amid reports about jokes and comments viewed as insulting or worse, Boston Architectural College faculty and staff members get few answers after closely guarded investigation of president results in minor changes. More...

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Students Don't Vote… for Want of a Postage Stamp?

HomeBy Emma Whitford. A suburban Washington, D.C., county is urging college students to participate in this November’s election by voting “in-person absentee” at polling places in their hometowns while visiting during fall breaks. More...

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Education for All… Even a ‘Nazi’?

HomeBy Emma Whitford. Colleges are routinely accused of intolerance toward nonliberal views. One university did all it could to ensure that a literal poster boy for white supremacy got his degree. More...

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DeVos Won't Seek Another Delay of Obama Borrower Defense Rule

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The Education Department said Friday it won't seek another delay of the 2016 Obama borrower defense rule, which spells out loan forgiveness options for defrauded student borrowers and bars colleges from enforcing arbitration agreements. More...

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VA Dealing With Backlog of GI Bill Benefits

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. There were 158,922 pending claims as of Monday at the Department of Veterans Affairs, according to an agency spokesman -- a 51 percent increase over the same time last year. The backlog has decreased in recent days, the spokesman said, but the VA expects a higher than normal backlog through the rest of the year. More...

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Bill Would Address Evaluation, Transparency of Experimental Sites

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The Higher Education Act gives the department authority to temporarily waive requirements for Title IV federal student aid programs to run initiatives known as experimental sites. The idea is that the experimental sites will allow the department and lawmakers to assess new policy ideas. More...

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Oversight Agenda of a Democratic House

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. A potential Democratic House takeover would likely entail far more congressional scrutiny of the Education Department's agenda under Betsy DeVos. More...

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Obama Student Loan Rule to Take Effect

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Federal judge rejects challenge to 2016 borrower-defense rule, clearing the way for new benefits for borrowers, including tens of thousands who attended defunct for-profit colleges. More...

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For-Profit College Chain Sues to Keep U.S. Aid

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. In lawsuit filed against Betsy DeVos, Education Corporation of America argues that it needs major financial restructuring but that campuses will have to close without federal student aid. More...

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For-Profits Stay on Campaign Sidelines

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Sector's spending on political campaigns has fallen off sharply during the 2018 midterm campaign cycle. More...

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