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Glendale Career College Makes It Possible for More Than 300 Former Brightwood College Nursing Students to Finish Their Studies Following School Closure

California Board-Approval is a Testament to GCC’s Quality Programs and Organizational Resilience GLENDALE, Calif.—More than three hundred nursing students in San Diego are breathing easier after learning they will be able to transfer to Glendale Career College (GCC) to complete their nursing programs, following the closure of their previous school, Brightwood College. Several weeks ago More Info »

Ed Dept. backpedals its proposed distance learning stance with latest revision – Education Dive

Dive Brief: The Education Department has revised its proposed rules around distance education to clarify the role of subject-matter experts and their interaction with students, Inside Higher Ed reported. The changes are part of the department’s ongoing negotiated rulemaking on accreditation. The latest proposal nixes language letting accreditors define distance education. The revision also calls More Info »

Monroe College Students and Staff Volunteers to Mark Fifth Annual Mustang Day of Service on Feb. 18

160 student athletes to volunteer at various community organizations across New Rochelle Monroe College, a national leader in educating urban and international students, today announced that it will proudly host its annual Mustang Day of Service on Monday, February 18. Now in its fifth consecutive year, the Mustang Day of Service gives the College’s students, More Info »

Alumni Try to Stomp on the Brakes – Inside Higher Ed

Organizers want to fight for the future of Hampshire and Green Mountain Colleges. They’ve been in touch with those who prevented Sweet Briar from closing. Protests were planned for today as Hampshire College prepares to put layoffs in place on the heels of its controversial decision to stop admitting additional students for the upcoming fall More Info »

Bridgepoint Education Announces Receipt by AU NFP of IRS Determination of Nonprofit Status

Approval supports the business transformation SAN DIEGO, Feb. 15, 2019 — Bridgepoint Education announced today that AU NFP received determination from the Internal Revenue Service that it is exempt from federal income tax under Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 501 (c) (3). This determination is one of the steps needed in the process of separating More Info »

Don’t Wait Out the Federal Rulemaking: These State Authorization Related Federal Regulations are Currently Enforceable! – WCET Frontiers

Dan Silverman, WCET/State Authorization Network Assistant Director, and I are taking a brief break from the coverage of Negotiated Rulemaking as it affects State Authorization. We remembered that we needed to make good on a promise we made last summer to more fully explain several other currently effective Federal Regulations that relate to the work More Info »

Hampshire College leaders explain decision to not admit a full class – Greenfield Recorder

Hampshire College’s campus was tense last Friday afternoon as everyone waited for a scheduled announcement on the fate of the incoming 2019 class of Hampshire College. But that decision was delayed until evening as the board of trustees held intense discussions. It wasn’t until 7:30 p.m. that the trustees, at a rescheduled event in the More Info »

Federal Watchdog Issues Scathing Report On Ed Department’s Handling Of Student Loans – NPR

A critical new report from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Inspector General finds the department’s student loan unit failed to adequately supervise the companies it pays to manage the nation’s trillion-dollar portfolio of federal student loans. The report also rebukes the department’s office of Federal Student Aid (FSA) for rarely penalizing companies that More Info »

Third Circuit Compels Arbitration Finding that Failure to Carefully Read Arbitration Agreement Does Not Vitiate Assent – The National Law Review

Plaintiff entered into an agreement with Kaplan University (Kaplan) as part of registration for online courses through the university’s website portal. After entering the necessary information, Plaintiff electronically signed an “Enrollment Packet,” which included an arbitration agreement and a waiver of a jury trial. When Plaintiff later brought suit against Kaplan for various causes of More Info »

Wilbur Ross, Ivanka Trump Introduce Workforce Advisory Board – Bloomberg

The chief executives of Apple Inc., Lockheed Martin Corp. and Walmart Inc., are among 25 prominent Americans who will shape Trump administration efforts to develop job training programs to meet the changing demands of U.S. employers. The creation of the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board, announced by Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and President Donald Trump’s More Info »