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Galen College of Nursing Expands Access to Quality Nursing Education With New Campus in Pembroke Pines

MIAMI, Jan. 14, 2021 — Galen College of Nursing has opened a new state-of-the-art campus dedicated solely to quality nursing education in South Florida. As the largest educator of nurses in the South, Galen strives to elevate the student experience and inspire thousands of nursing students who graduate each year with licensure pass rates consistently More Info »

California Challenges Feds’ Laxer Oversight of For-Profit Schools – Courthouse News Service

California’s lawsuit claims a new Trump administration rule will make it easier for “predatory” for-profit colleges to receive federal funds while offering low-quality educational programs. SAN FRANCISCO (CN) — In one of its final lawsuits against the Trump administration, California on Friday challenged two provisions of a new U.S. Education Department rule that relaxes oversight More Info »

Private College Worries – Inside Higher Ed

Private universities are dismayed that a fact sheet of President-elect Joe Biden’s coronavirus relief package only mentions helping public universities. Private colleges and universities are dismayed that President-elect Joe Biden might be leaving most of them out of getting additional help in the coronavirus relief package he will be proposing upon taking office Wednesday. Causing More Info »

Electronic Announcements on IFAP

Ability to Benefit Frequently Asked Questions (EA ID: OPE Announcements-21-02) Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) – Submitter/Editor Information Reporting Requirements (EA ID: OPE Announcements-21-03) Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) – Student Reporting Requirements (EA ID: OPE Announcements-21-04) Publication in the Federal Register of updated waivers and modifications of statutory and regulatory provisions under More Info »

‘It’s just too much’: Why students are abandoning community colleges in droves – The Hechinger Report

With first-time enrollment down 21 percent, two-year colleges face an existential question: Will students return? Community colleges have traditionally been a refuge where recent high school graduates — and adults of all ages — could pick up credits and develop new skills during a poor job market. Enrollment at two-year schools swelled during the downturn More Info »