29 janvier 2020

Teachers' Union Sues DeVos Over Gainful Employment

HomeBy Kery Murakami. The advocacy group Student Defense, on behalf of the American Federation of Teachers, sued Education Secretary Betsy DeVos in a California federal court yesterday, seeking the restoration of an Obama administration rule mainly targeting for-profit colleges. More...

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Maine Moves Ahead With Unified Accreditation

HomeBy Kery Murakami. The state's university system aims to become first in the nation to accredit its institutions jointly instead of individually. Officials say it will help meet challenges of tighter budgets and shrinking numbers of students. More...

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Woman Admits She Paid Man to Take Online Classes for Her Son

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. A California woman pleaded guilty in federal court in Boston to one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud for paying a man to take online courses for her son to graduate on time from Georgetown University. More...

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Caltech Drops SAT Subject Scores for Admission

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The California Institute of Technology announced Thursday that it is eliminating the SAT Subject Test scores as a requirement for admissions. More...

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Caltech Drops SAT Subject Tests

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. And three colleges abandon the SAT and ACT. More...

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Washington & Lee Students Want Diplomas Without Namesakes' Portraits

HomeBy Scott JaschikSome students at Washington & Lee University are petitioning to have diplomas without portraits of George Washington and Robert E. Lee, for whom the institution is named, CNN reported. More...

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For Provosts, Pressure Over Money

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Only 22 percent of provosts believe their institution is very effective at recruiting and retaining talented faculty members, according to the 2020 Survey of College and University Chief Academic Officers by Inside Higher Ed. More...

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Michelle Obama Launches Web Series

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Former first lady Michelle Obama has launched a new web series to encourage students to enroll in and stay in college. More...

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Rise Seen in Admissions Officers Checking Social Media

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Of officers, 36 percent say they check the sites, up for 25 percent last year. More...

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Is Early Decision Reaching Its Limits?

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. It still has enormous weight at many highly selective colleges, but its popularity isn't growing there. More...

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