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Capella U shares lessons from 5 years of competency-based education – Education Dive

Dive Brief: Capella University offers a look at the first five years of its direct assessment competency-based education program (CBE), FlexPath, in a report released Thursday that includes lessons learned so far and barriers to broader implementation of the model throughout higher ed. FlexPath participants finish bachelor’s degrees 59% faster and master’s degrees 42% faster More Info »

Trump Administration to Automatically Forgive Federal Student Loan Debt for Totally and Permanently Disabled Veterans

Presidential Memorandum builds on Secretary DeVos’ efforts to provide relief for eligible borrowers LOUISVILLE, KY— Today, President Donald J. Trump signed a Presidential Memorandum that will significantly streamline the process to erase federal student loan debt for totally and permanently disabled veterans. Through a process called Total and Permanent Disability (TPD) Discharge, veterans will now More Info »

Keiser University’s Port St. Lucie Campus School Supply Drive Benefits School District’s Homeless Students

Keiser University, through its Port St. Lucie Kits for Kids school supply drive, recently presented items to leaders of the Port St. Lucie Public School District’s Homeless Services Program. Port St. Lucie, Florida, United States – August 21, 2019 — Keiser University, through its Port St. Lucie Campus Kits for Kids’ school supply drive, recently 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 »

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 »