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Leaked DeVos Vetting Documents From Trump Transition Note Her Opposition to His Policies, Personality – Education Week

An apparent vetting document created when then President-elect Donald Trump was considering appointing Betsy DeVos as education secretary flagged her reservations about Trump’s personality and policy positions that lasted through the 2016 GOP convention, where she cast a vote for Ohio Gov. John Kasich as an at-large delegate. “Our party needs to be one of More Info »

Kids tour open house at Dillon’s veterinary tech school – KULR8

DILLON- On Friday, PIMA Medical Institute put on a public open house at their Veterinary Technician School. It’s the only vet tech program in the state. The school is located on Montana Western’s campus, which allows students to still be able to get the full college experience. One of the kids on the tour, Celia, More Info »

As college enrollment falls, recruiters descend on a state that still has lots of applicants – The Hechinger Report

Institutions that are running out of students look to a place that has more than it can handle PASADENA, Calif. — Busloads of boisterous high school students from across the Los Angeles basin poured into the Pasadena Convention Center, where colleges from around the world were poised to pitch them. There were recruiters from the More Info »

Rasmussen College Master of Science in Nursing Program Earns Accreditation

Accreditation demonstrates the College’s commitment to meeting nursing education standards Rasmussen College, a regionally accredited private college, today announced its Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program earned programmatic accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).1,2 Accreditation highlights the College’s commitment to meeting rigorous education standards and signifies the MSN program has met More Info »

Sanders to propose canceling entire $1.6 trillion in U.S. student loan debt, escalating Democratic policy battle – The Washington Post

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will propose on Monday eliminating all $1.6 trillion of student debt held in the United States, a significant escalation of the policy fight in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary two days before the candidates’ first debate in Miami. Sanders is proposing the federal government pay to wipe clean the student debt More Info »

Fact-checking nine 2020 Democratic candidates in South Carolina – CNN

For-profit colleges Harris, the former attorney general of California, took credit for putting for-profit colleges out of business. “Not only am I the child of parents who were active in civil rights, fighters and marchers, I also had a career as a prosecutor. So let me tell you a little bit about that. … I More Info »

The ’90-10 rule’ in higher education is a target on veterans’ back – The Hill

For the past 10 years, service members, veterans, their families and survivors, using their GI Bill and tuition assistance (TA) benefits, have had a large target on their backs. This year, having just marked the 75th anniversary of the GI Bill on Saturday, Congress has the chance to fix it. The 90-10 rule in the More Info »

Trident University College of Education Professor Receives Teaching Excellence Award

Dr. Pamela A. Wilson is the recipient of Trident’s Teaching Excellence Award for the Winter 2019 quarter. A total of 65 faculty members were nominated by students, with Dr. Wilson being selected as the winner by University leadership based on the strength of the positive feedback submitted by students. Trident University International (Trident) is proud More Info »

America’s Lying And Cheating Universities – Forbes

As you may know, my wife writes for television. Her show is The Handmaid’s Tale, which means no joking at home, ever. (Welcome to my alternative outlet…) As she figures the fault lines of America’s dystopian future (some would say present), she’s also navigating a major divide in her own industry. In April, her union More Info »

Taking a Stand on Conflicts of Interest in Admissions – Inside Higher Ed

University of California adopts post-scandal plan, including ban on consideration of legacy status or ties to potential donors. Move comes as higher ed groups oppose federal legislation. System also tightens rules for admitting athletes. University of California campuses were not as heavily implicated in the admissions scandal as were colleges such as the University of More Info »