17 décembre 2017

CUNY Faculty Sees Teaching Load Reduction

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. The City University of New York and its faculty union, the Professional Staff Congress, reached an agreement on restructuring the full-time faculty workload to allow more time for individual work with students, advising, office hours and doing research, they announced Friday. More...

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Scapegoating a Department?

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. University of Nebraska professors want board to defend them against Republican politicians who, after incident with lecturer, have launched a series of salvos against English faculty members and the entire institution. More...

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Inspector General: Resume Processing Borrower-Defense Claims

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The Department of Education's inspector general said Monday that review of student loan relief applications known as borrower-defense claims should resume after months without a single ruling from the Trump administration. More...

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Analysis: 28 Colleges Would Fail Grad Rate Requirement in House Bill

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. A new analysis from the Center for American Progress found more than two dozen minority-serving institutions would fail a graduation rate requirement for funding in the proposed House update to the Higher Education Act. More...

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DeVos on GOP's Higher Education Act Rewrite

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said Thursday that she viewed the U.S. House of Representatives' update to the Higher Education Act as "conceptually, a starting point," although she declined to address specific provisions and said she hadn't had an opportunity to look at the details of the bill. More...

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Democratic AGs Sue DeVos on Borrower Defense

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Four Democratic attorneys general filed separate lawsuits Thursday seeking to compel Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to grant debt relief to students defrauded by for-profit colleges. More...

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GOP Pushes Ahead on Higher Ed Act

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Republicans on House education committee -- with little patience for complaints over rushed process -- advanced out of committee an expansive update to law governing federal aid programs. More...

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Baby Steps on ‘Unit Records’ in House

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The massive Higher Education Act bill that the House of Representatives education committee will begin debating today got a slight revision Monday, as the panel's Republican leaders offered a modest nod to greater transparency about student outcomes. More...

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Reversal on Graduate Lending

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. As Republicans in Congress look to change course on graduate lending policies, some higher education groups warn about limiting access and tougher paths to service-oriented careers. More...

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How the Tax Bills Would Hit Higher Ed

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. On eve of vote on Senate tax reform plan, we compare it to the House version, which would hurt students and families more. Both would hit colleges and universities hard by imposing new taxes and constraining state budgets. More...

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