29 janvier 2020

Catholic Contraception? Get the App

HomeBy Lilah Burke. Two Catholic colleges, Georgetown University and Marquette University, have been helping to create apps for natural family planning. More...

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Google Releases New IT Certificate

HomeBy Lilah Burke. Google’s professional certificate in IT automation with Python became available this week for enrollment. The company launched a previous certificate in IT support in 2018. More...

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Going Online With a Learning Disability

HomeBy Lilah Burke. Landmark College, the first institution for students with learning disabilities, is growing online courses. Here's how they're different. More...

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Changing Court Attitudes on Bankruptcies

HomeBy Kery Murakami. Recent court rulings could show more willingness to let people discharge student loans through bankruptcy, but advocates say need for legislation remains. More...

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Liberal Arts Pay Off in the Long Run

HomeBy Kery Murakami. A liberal arts education may not have the highest returns in the short run, but a study finds that after 40 years, liberal arts institutions bring a higher return than most colleges. More...

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Bloomberg Pledges Funding for Community Colleges

HomeBy Kery Murakami. Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former New York City mayor and candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, pledged in unveiling his economic plan Wednesday to make “major new investments” in community and technical colleges aimed at preparing workers for higher-paying jobs in new industries. More...

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Many Nonprofit College Programs Would Fail Gainful Test

HomeBy Kery Murakami. Data in a new online tool raise questions about how well public and nonprofit colleges and universities are doing in helping students earn enough to repay their debt. More...

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House Rebukes DeVos on Borrower Defense

HomeBy Kery Murakami. The Democratic U.S. House of Representatives easily passed a resolution Thursday expressing disapproval of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s borrower-defense rule, which will make it significantly harder for student borrowers to receive debt forgiveness after being defrauded by colleges. More...

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Ed Department Opens New Civil Rights Center

HomeBy Kery Murakami. The U.S. Department of Education's civil rights office is launching a center to increase awareness of civil rights laws by schools, educators, families and students to help them avoid facing complaints, Secretary Betsy DeVos said Tuesday. More...

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Muddied Picture for Defrauded Borrowers

HomeBy Kery Murakami. Betsy DeVos has sought to make it more difficult for defrauded student loan borrowers to get full debt relief with an approach that is facing political and legal challenges. More...

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