06 janvier 2019

Education Department Approved No Borrower Defense Claims Since June

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. New data posted by the Office of Federal Student Aid Thursday showed the Education Department received 35,000 new borrower-defense claims between July and the end of September. But the department didn't approve or deny any claims over that period. More...

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DeVos Outlines ‘Rethinking’ of Higher Education

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Secretary and Education Department officials today outline plans for looming accreditation reform negotiation, describing focus on credit transfer and credential inflation. More...

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Vatterott Educational Centers to Close

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Vatterott Educational Centers is the second national chain to close this month after Education Corporation of America announced it would close its campuses. Like Education Corporation of America, Vatterott cited restrictions on its access to federal student aid, known as heightened cash monitoring, as a factor in the closure. More...

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Lamar Alexander Calls It Quits

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The chairman of the Senate education committee, planning retirement in 2020, could step up efforts to pass a new higher ed law in the next Congress. More...

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Push for Student-Level Data the Feds Don’t Collect

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Major education foundations aren't waiting for Congress to provide data needed to better analyze and serve students. They've partnered to get the data themselves and are encouraging more colleges to join them. More...

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National College Completion Rate Continues to Rise

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. National college completion rates have increased for a third consecutive year, according to a new report from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. More...

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Fears of a Ruling by Trump NLRB

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. Organizers of a student labor union at Grinnell College have said they are ending their effort to expand, fearing that protections for other units could be rolled back. More...

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Students Against Lewdness

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. Students at Notre Dame have launched a campaign that has inspired others around the country to ask their institutions to block explicit content. More...

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Agents Welcome

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. State Department reverses long-standing policy against working with commissioned international recruiting agents, will welcome them at EducationUSA events. More...

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Patterns of Student Protest

HomeBy Emma Whitford. College leaders often aren't the top hindrance to campus protests that have proliferated in recent years -- holiday breaks, finals week and graduation tend to be the biggest challenge for student activists. More...

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