13 janvier 2020

FTC and Phoenix Settle Over Ad Probe

HomeBy Paul Fain. University of Phoenix and the Federal Trade Commission settle a five-year investigation into whether the university falsely touted its relationships with big employers. More...

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Free 2-Year College Proposal in Va.

HomeBy Paul Fain. Governor Ralph Northam of Virginia, a Democrat, on Thursday unveiled a budget proposal for $145 million over two years to make community college tuition free for low- and middle-income students who pursue jobs in high-demand fields. More...

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Feds Drop Experiment on Competency-Based Ed

HomeBy Paul Fain. The U.S. Department of Education has discontinued experiments on the disbursement of federal aid in competency-based education programs and ones that are a hybrid of competency-based and traditional academic programs. More...

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Federal Loans and ISAs

HomeBy Paul Fain. Trump administration plans to create an experiment where a limited group of colleges could take on students' federal loan debt and have them repay it through income-share agreements. More...

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Pell Grants, NIH Get Boost in Budget Deal

HomeBy Paul Fain. The U.S. Congress on Monday released a $1.3 trillion spending deal it is expected to pass before the government shutdown deadline Friday. More...

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Closing Art School to Sell Collection

HomeBy Paul Fain. The Memphis College of Art announced two years ago that it was closing. Next month the college will auction off its entire legacy collection of 500 works of art, according to WMC 5, a local television station. More...

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Out of Poverty, Into Health-Care Jobs

HomeBy Paul Fain. The College of Health Care Professions, a for-profit in Texas, has solid outcomes for low-income students in health-care fields. How does the model work. More...

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DeVos Wants to Spin Off Student Loan Office

HomeBy Paul Fain. Betsy DeVos, the U.S. secretary of education, on Tuesday proposed creating a new, stand-alone federal agency to manage the Education Department's $1.5 trillion student loan portfolio. More...

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Study on Marketplace for Income-Share Agreements

HomeBy Paul Fain. A new discussion paper from the Consumer Finance Institute of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia analyzes the nascent marketplace for income-share agreements in postsecondary education. More...

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Senate Compromise on HBCU Funding, FAFSA

HomeBy Paul Fain. Leaders of the education committee of the U.S. Senate on Tuesday released a bipartisan proposed amendment that would make permanent $255 million in annual funding for historically black colleges and universities and other minority-serving institutions, simplify the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and eliminate paperwork for income-driven student loan repayment plans. More...

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