Humanity in Our Hands: Educators Embrace Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

By Dana M. Grant, DNP, RN, CNE, NEA-BC, Associate Professor, Radford University
The forever changing culture of today must prepare educators with culturally responsive teaching methodology that will establish the relationship between intrinsic motivation and student engaged learning. Application of innovative strategies that embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion among the student population provides a student-centered learning environment.

Negotiated Rulemaking Committee on Affordability and Student Loans – Session One

By Devin Miller, Director of Communications, Career Education Colleges and Universities (CECU)
In early October, the U.S. Department of Education’s negotiated rulemaking committee on Affordability and Student Loans convened for the first of three sessions to consider changes to various regulations under Title IV of the Higher Education Act, including borrower defense to repayment, closed school discharge, and pre-dispute arbitration agreements.

New OSHA Rules for Vaccination in the Workplace

By Nicholas Kent, Senior Vice President of Policy and Regulatory Affairs, Career Education Colleges and Universities (CECU)
On November 5, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published an emergency temporary standard (ETS) to protect employees from being infected by COVID-19. The ETS is an interim final rule that establishes workplace vaccination, vaccination verification, and face covering and testing requirements.