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Trump eases student loan forgiveness for disabled veterans – Politico

President Donald Trump on Wednesday directed the Education Department to more easily forgive the federal student loans owed by veterans with disabilities, making a move Education Secretary Betsy DeVos had resisted for months. Veterans and other student loan borrowers who are “totally and permanently” disabled are entitled under existing law to have their federal student More Info »

Why Conservatives Are Turning Against Higher Education – The Atlantic

College isn’t providing an effective engine of upward mobility for most Americans. A native of small-town Missouri who excelled at Stanford and Yale Law School, Josh Hawley, the junior senator from Missouri, is keenly aware of how higher education can serve as a springboard into the elite and the challenges facing those it leaves behind. More Info »

Sullivan University administrator elected president of KACCS – The Lane Report

LOUISVILLE – Chris Ernst, senior vice president for Administration at Sullivan University, has been elected president of the Kentucky Association of Career Colleges and Schools (KACCS). Ernst, a Louisville native and Sullivan University graduate, officially began his tenure as president during the Aug. 9 KACCS annual conference, which was held at Sullivan University in Louisville. More Info »

The 10 highest-paying college majors of 2019, according to PayScale – CNBC

College students arriving on campuses across the U.S. this fall may think that choosing a school was the biggest decision they’d have to make for a while. But now, they’ll need to choose a major. “Research shows that in many ways it doesn’t really matter where you go to college,” Jon Marcus, higher education editor More Info »

Clary Runway to Hold Informational Friendraiser on August 23rd

Tulsa, Oklahoma, August 21, 2019 – Clary Sage College will hold an informational event for Clary Runway 2019. This event will allow participants to learn more about Clary Runway, preview student designs, and learn more about how they can get involved. This event will be at Clary Sage College on August 23rd from 4:00 pm More Info »

Parents Gave Up Custody of Their Children to Help Them Get Financial Aid. Now, Some Are Abandoning That Idea. – ProPublica Illinois

Some families are frustrated about a public backlash, saying what they did was legal. They say the real problem is the cost of higher education. Amid state and federal scrutiny as well as a public backlash, more than a half-dozen suburban Chicago families who had recently gone to court to give up guardianship of their More Info »

Even Some College Tends to Pay Off – Inside Higher Ed

Students who attended college but didn’t earn a credential were more likely to hold a job and earned more than their peers who stopped at high school, new research finds. Much of the attention around rising college costs and loan debt has focused on students who never earn a credential, with conventional wisdom holding that More Info »

Pima Medical Institute launches Medical Administrative Assistant program at its Mesa Campus

Pima Medical Institute has officially launched a Medical Administrative Assistant certificate program at its Mesa Campus. Now students across the Phoenix-Metro area can become a key front-office member of the medical team, at our East Valley, Phoenix and Mesa campuses. Medical administrative assistants greet patients, manage electronic health records and ensure the office operates efficiently More Info »

Veterans should have school choice – The Joplin Globe

After two deployments, including one in Iraq, and nearly eight years in the U.S. Army as a combat engineer, I transitioned out of the military in search of my next career. I did extensive research on colleges and universities before choosing an IT program at Wichita Technical Institute in Joplin. I graduated from the 18-month More Info »

Lincoln Tech & Mazda Brand Announce New Technician Training Opportunity at Queens campus

Eligible students may receive loan repayment, guaranteed living wage and more. WHITESTONE, QUEENS, N.Y., Aug. 20, 2019 — Lincoln Tech (NASDAQ: LINC), a national leader in career training, recently announced a partnership with Mazda North American Operations. The automaker’s dealer body will have the opportunity to recruit Automotive Technician students as they near completion of More Info »