20 août 2019

Proposal for Federal Income-Share Agreement Program

Techno-News BlogA paper released Tuesday by the Manhattan Institute proposes a federal income-share agreement that would extend students a single $50,000 line of credit. Students would commit to paying back 1 percent of their income for every $10,000 of credit they draw down for 25 years. More...

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24 juillet 2019

Procédures d'agrément ou d'habilitation des organismes de formation

Logo cap-métiersCap Métiers Nouvelle-Aquitaine publie le "Guide des procédures d'agrément ou d'habilitation pour la formation, la préparation ou la validation de certifications". Ce guide a pour objectif de référencer les modifications engendrées par la réforme de la formation professionnelle, et d'apporter aux organismes de formation, qui souhaitent faire évoluer leur offre, des points de repères sur les procédures d’agrément ou d’habilitation ainsi qu'un accès aux informations clés sur les certifications. Plus...

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04 juillet 2019

Agreement Allows Virginia International to Continue Operating

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The State Council of Higher Education of Virginia voted in March to move ahead with revoking VIU’s certificate to operate after an audit found deficiencies in the quality and rigor of its online education offerings. More...

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03 avril 2019

Examination of Income-Share Agreements

HomeBy Paul Fain. A new paper from the Manhattan Institute looks at the small but growing number of income-share agreements in higher education, which give students the option of using some of their postgraduate income to help pay for college. More...

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DeVos Tells Colleges to Drop Arbitration Agreements

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The Department of Education on Friday released new guidance on the 2016 borrower-defense rule instructing colleges to drop enforcement of mandatory arbitration agreements. More...

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02 avril 2019

Agreement for Westminster Choir College Sale Raises Concerns

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Opponents of Rider University’s planned sale of Westminster Choir College to a Chinese education company say the newly released purchase agreement undermines Rider’s public promises that the company will continue to operate the Princeton, N.J.-based choir college for at least 10 years after the sale. More...

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07 mars 2019

Income Share Agreements (Part 2)

By Alex Usher. Yesterday, I described Income Share Agreements (ISAs) as basically a version of Milton Friedman-like Human Capital Contracts, which are very much like privately administered graduate taxes. More...

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Income Share Agreements (Part 1)

By Alex Usher. Every once in awhile, someone comes up a “new” concept in student financing and people get very excited about it.  As in most other policy fields, the “newness” is a matter of perspective and debate: there’s only so many ways you can lend students money and many of the “new” ideas are just old ideas that got discarded for various reasons and resurrect either because circumstances have changed or because proponents aren’t aware of the history (or both). More...

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02 mars 2019

Purdue Global Nixes Student Arbitration Agreement

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. The Purdue University Global confirmed Tuesday that it had eliminated forced arbitration agreements for students. Purdue’s controversial plan to ban class-action lawsuits and push arbitration, even in fraud cases brought by students, came to light in August. More...

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01 février 2019

TUAS signs agreement with Fleming College

By Kerrie Kennedy. Students from Fleming College’s School of Business in Ontario, Canada will now have the opportunity to study in Finland under a new exchange agreement signed with Turku University of Applied Sciences. More...

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