26 juin 2016

Defunct For-Profit Admits to Defrauding Students

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. American Career Institute, a now-closed for-profit institution that operated in Massachusetts and Maryland, admitted to engaging in deceptive schemes and violating state law, according to the state's attorney general. The AG's office sued ACI in 2013, and a consent judgment was issued last week. Read more...

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ITT Tech Told to Increase Letter of Credit

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. The U.S. Department of Education wants ITT Technical Institutes to increase its letter of credit from 10 percent to 20 percent after the institution's accreditor questioned its integrity, according to a department letter sent Monday to the for-profit institution. Read more...

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AFT Urges Stronger Regulation of For-Profits

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. The American Federation of Teachers released a report Wednesday examining ways the Education Department can handle failing for-profit institutions. Read more...

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Overtime Impact at 2-Year Colleges

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Employees at community colleges may be the most affected by the Obama administration's new rules for overtime pay, especially as the sector continues to see dwindling resources from their states. Read more...

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Pride and Silence

HomeBy Maxine Joselow. While Wellesley College points with pride to alumna Hillary Clinton, the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania stays largely silent about alumnus Donald Trump. Read more...

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Final Push for State Authorization Rule

HomeBy Carl Straumsheim. Education Department will push to finalize rule on state approval of online programs before the end of the year. Read more...

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College Majors and Voting

HomeBy Ellen Wexler. On college campuses, voter turnout is low. But voting behavior varies widely across disciplines and regions, a new study finds. Read more...

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More State Funds, on One Condition

HomeBy Ellen Wexler. To receive portions of the money allocated to them in the new state budget, California's public universities will need to admit more in-state students. Read more...

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Moody's: Funding Cuts in Kansas Threaten Universities

HomeBy Paul Fain. Moody's, the credit ratings agency, this week said it changed its financial outlook to negative for three of the seven public universities in Kansas. Read more...

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For-Profit College Association Changes Name

HomeBy Paul Fain. The Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities (APSCU) has changed its name to Career Education Colleges and Universities. Read more...

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