28 novembre 2018

Majority of Veterans Eligible for Loan Forgiveness Are in Default

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The Education Department and the Department of Veterans Affairs announced earlier this year that they would work together to notify student veterans of their eligibility for discharge of their federal student loan debt because of permanent disability. More...

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What a Divided Congress Means for Higher Education

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Democrats have taken control of the U.S. House of Representatives for the first time in eight years. And one of the biggest losers of the midterm elections may be Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. More...

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Carrières des officiers du transport maritime : l’« effet mer » est de courte durée

Céreq Bref n°368 novembre 2018 4 pp.
Les officiers de la marine marchande ne sont plus tout à fait ce qu’ils étaient. Si les aînés passaient souvent leur vie à naviguer, les nouvelles générations ont tendance à se reconvertir précocement dans des carrières terrestres. Ces nouveaux « marins éphémères », qui ont suscité la crainte d’une pénurie d’officiers chez les armateurs, obligent les formations maritimes à s’adapter et interrogent la régulation d’ensemble de la filière. Plus...

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For-Profit Suit Against Education Dept. Dismissed

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. A federal judge on Monday dismissed a lawsuit brought by a for-profit college chain seeking to assure access to Title IV federal student aid money while it undertakes a financial restructuring. More...

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Presidents Oppose End of Trans Protections

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The heads of Rutgers University, Princeton University and the University of Wisconsin at Madison asked Betsy DeVos in an open letter Thursday “to do everything you can” to stop the Trump administration from undermining the rights of transgender students. More...

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AGs Call on DeVos to Grant Loan Relief

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. After the Trump administration lost a federal court battle over 2016 Obama borrower-defense regulations, Democratic attorneys general are seeking answers about when Education Secretary Betsy DeVos will begin issuing loan forgiveness to borrowers who attended now defunct for-profit colleges. More...

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Improper Grade Changes at Community College

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. An investigation into a Texas community college found that administrators improperly changed nursing students' grades from failing to passing. More...

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Employer Engagement by Community Colleges

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. A report released Wednesday by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York found that New York community colleges engaged widely with employers. More...

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Racial Inequality in College Enrollment Patterns

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. A report released Tuesday by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce is warning that admission practices and inequality in state education funding are creating two separate and unequal tracks to public colleges and universities. More...

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Report Examines State of Latinx Education in Calif.

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. A report released today by the Campaign for College Opportunity examines the growing population of Latinx people in California and their academic achievement.
According to the report, only 18 percent of Latinx adults in California have a college degree, compared to 34 percent of black people, 52 percent of white people and 62 percent of Asians in the state. More...

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