23 août 2019

Rewriting the Rules for Accreditors

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Many regulatory changes sought by the Trump administration in an accreditation overhaul reflect shortcomings found at for-profit accreditor restored by Betsy DeVos. More...

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For-Profit Chain Reaches $30 Million Settlement With FTC

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Career Education Corporation reached a $30 million settlement agreement with the Federal Trade Commission last month, it disclosed in a filing to the Securities and Exchange Commission. More...

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Title IX a Sticking Point in Talks Over New Higher Ed Law

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Resolving differences over sexual assault procedures, including requirements for live hearings, emerges as one of the biggest challenges for negotiating a reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. More...

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Report Says More Data Needed on Nondegree Credentials

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. As lawmakers debate expanding Pell Grant eligibility to short-term programs, a new report from the Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations released Thursday urges more efforts to collect data on the outcomes of current short-term programs. More...

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Community College Leaders Send Lawmakers HEA Wish List

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The leaders of 12 community college systems urged House and Senate lawmakers this week to pass an update to the Higher Education Act that includes priorities for two-year institutions. More...

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Weighing Responses to Latest Higher Ed Scandal

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. State lawmakers scrutinize steps to address a legal loophole used by some affluent Illinois families to improperly gain access to aid. But financial aid groups warn against overreaction that would hurt low-income students. More...

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ITT Reaches $60 Million Settlement With Consumer Agency

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. ITT Education Services Inc., which owned and operated the defunct for-profit ITT Tech college chain, reached a $60 million legal settlement Monday with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. More...

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Could For-Profit Question Impede Short-Term Pell?

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. For-profit colleges were shut out of proposed legislation to expand Pell Grants to short-term programs. They’ve offered little pushback so far, though -- a sign the sector is focused on other legislative concerns. More...

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Turning Point for Student Loans

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. A new report shows student loans outpacing other household debt among most severely delinquent loans. More...

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Contentious Choice for Student Borrower Advocate

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Consumer groups say Trump administration's choice of industry executive for student loan ombudsman shows disregard for borrowers. More...

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