29 novembre 2018

An About-Face for House Science Committee

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Democratic takeover promises sharp change in direction for science committee, whose GOP leaders had promoted climate change denialism, meddled in federal grant making and badgered researchers. More...

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What the DeVos Title IX Rule Means for Misconduct Off Campus

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Colleges are likely to continue investigating off-campus sexual misconduct with implications for classroom environment despite changes advanced in proposed Title IX rule, higher ed lawyers say. But questions remain. More...

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DeVos Restores Recognition for Troubled For-Profit Accreditor​

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos will restore federal recognition to a for-profit college accreditor for which the Obama administration withdrew recognition. More...

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Education Department Updates Manual for Civil Rights Investigations

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The Department of Education on Tuesday announced updates to the handbook governing federal civil rights investigations that emphasize First Amendment principles. More...

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Audit Faulted Navient Handling of Borrowers

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The audit found that for nearly 10 percent of borrower calls monitored by the department, Navient offered no options besides forbearance, which allows borrowers to temporarily stop making payments while interest continues to accumulate. The findings of the audit were first reported by the Associated Press. More...

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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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