28 janvier 2019

Roiled Over Rules on Regional Accreditors

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. A Trump administration proposal would set new rules for who qualifies as a regional accreditor, potentially forcing some oversight bodies to drop hundreds of schools if enacted. More...

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Rule-Making Panel at Odds Over Adding State AGs

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. In the U.S. higher education system, the so-called regulatory triad of the Education Department, accreditors and the states decide what institutions qualify to receive federal student aid. But the department didn’t reserve a seat for states in a negotiated rule-making process that began Tuesday, which could significantly overhaul the rules governing college accreditors. More...

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Snow Delays Federal Rule-Making Process

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The first day of the rule-making process the Education Department was set to begin Monday was nixed because of a Washington-area snowstorm. More...

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Impact of Shutdown on Research

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. During the ongoing federal government shutdown that began Dec. 21, the National Science Foundation, one of several affected agencies, has stopped awarding scientific research grants. More...

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VA Inspector General Cites Poor Oversight of College Programs Approved for GI Benefits

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Millions of dollars in veterans' benefits may be going to colleges and programs that don't offer a quality education. More...

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Nonprofit Dream Center Institutions Placed in Receivership

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Art Institutes, Argosy and South University campuses are part of the system. Argosy faces loss of accreditation. More...

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Enrollment Rebounds Amid Budget Cuts at City College of San Francisco

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. For years City College of San Francisco faced declining enrollments as it weathered budget shortfalls, an accreditation crisis and leadership turnover. More...

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Report Shows Benefit of Prison Education

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. A new report by the Vera Institute of Justice and Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality that examined the economic benefits of educating incarcerated people recommends lifting the ban on providing federal financial aid to inmates. More...

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For-Profit Nursing Graduates More Likely to Fail Licensure Test

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. A study published by researchers at George Washington University's Milken Institute School of Public Health found that graduates from for-profit nursing programs were more likely to fail the National Council Licensure Examination on the first try compared to their peers from public and nonprofit institutions. More...

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New York Governor Proposes New For-Profit Regulations

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. New York governor Andrew Cuomo has proposed increasing regulations on for-profit institutions as part of his 2019-20 budget plan. More...

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