24 août 2015

New Colorado higher ed rules allow state to match scholarships

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. Colorado students who have had difficulty affording college in the past may get some relief after the Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative board adopted new rules relating to the state's ability to match scholarship funds. More...

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How a for-profit university flouts San Francisco's land-use laws

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. The Stephens family of San Francisco is best known for its for-profit Academy of Art University (see main story, “Black Arts”), but the bulk of their estimated $800 million fortune is in real estate. More...

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Pencils down: More U.S. colleges drop standardized tests

University Business LogoBy Tim Goral. Hey, high schoolers, scared of bombing on the SATs and not getting into college? Don't worry, a growing number of U.S. schools are scrapping standardized test scores as part of admission. More...

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OriginLab debuts special coursework package for higher ed students

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. OriginLab, a leading publisher of data analysis and graphing software, announced it will begin offering an OriginPro Coursework Package to students and instructors at the undergraduate and graduate levels of accredited academic institutions this coming semester. More...

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Pell Grants and Fire Departments

By Matt Reed. Taxpayers have funneled millions -- nay, billions -- of dollars into fire departments around the country over the years. More...

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More Borrowers Enroll in Income-Based Repayment

HomeThe number of federal student loan borrowers enrolling in income-based repayment options grew by more than half over the past year, the Education Department said on Thursday. Read more...

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Clinton Seeks to Boost College Benefits of AmeriCorps

HomeHillary Clinton on Thursday said she wanted to boost the number of AmeriCorps members and significantly expand the educational benefits associated with the program. Read more...

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Clinton Pushes Aid for College Students Who Are Parents

HomeHillary Clinton on Friday outlined some of the details to her plan for the federal government to do more to support students working to get undergraduate degrees while also raising children. Read more...

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New Owners for Ellucian

HomePrivate equity firms Leonard Green & Partners and TPG Capital have agreed to buy higher education software provider Ellucian. Read more...

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Judge Invalidates Component of Foreign Student Work Program

HomeA federal judge's ruling last week invalidated the 17-month extension for postgraduation work training for international students in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields, but stayed the decision until February to give the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) time to submit the rules for the program for public comment. Read more...

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