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Alexander’s Loan-Repayment Overhaul – Inside Higher Ed

Proposal to automatically deduct loan payments as a share of borrowers’ paychecks promises big improvements but raises questions over some new complications, too. Student advocates have for years complained about the complex set of options borrowers must navigate to repay their student loans. Student loan borrowers are faced with a dizzying nine repayment plans based More Info »

House Democrats Prepare to Scrutinize DeVos’s Education Department – The New York Times

Universal Technical Institute Provides Norwood Campus Update

Campus to remain open through fall 2020; current students will have the opportunity to graduate and continue receiving employment and student support services SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 18, 2019 — Universal Technical Institute (NYSE: UTI) today announced that, after 14 years and more than 6,500 graduates, its campus in Norwood, Massachusetts, is no longer accepting new More Info »

House Democrats Prepare to Scrutinize DeVos’s Education Department – The New York Times

The Rise of the Mega-University – The Chronicle of Higher Education

Paul J. LeBlanc remembers the day, about a decade ago, when a public research university in New England announced that it was starting an online M.B.A. Southern New Hampshire University, where LeBlanc is president, had just rolled out its own ambitious online program and started its rise from undistinguished private institution with a few thousand More Info »

House Democrats Prepare to Scrutinize DeVos’s Education Department – The New York Times

Education Dept. steps in to help Argosy University students shorted $13 million in financial aid – The Washington Post

Weeks into the spring semester, students at Argosy University, a chain of career schools stretching from Virginia to California, are still waiting for $13 million in federal financial aid, according to court documents. The delay is the latest development in the ill-fated acquisition of Argosy, South University and Art Institutes campuses by Dream Center Education More Info »

House Democrats Prepare to Scrutinize DeVos’s Education Department – The New York Times

REP. KATIE PORTER GIVES TRUMP AND DEVOS A WESTERN STATE LAW SCHOOL ULTIMATUM – OC Weekly

Congresswoman Katie Porter (D-Irvine), who is on leave as a law professor at UC Irvine, where she founded the Consumer Protection Unit, is using her expertise to intervene on behalf of struggling students caught up in the mess involving Dream Center Education Holdings, Argosy University and Western State College of Law. Porter, who holds her More Info »

House Democrats Prepare to Scrutinize DeVos’s Education Department – The New York Times

Rasmussen College Launches Professional Nursing Associate’s Degree Program to Orlando to Meet Community Needs

ADN program marks first Nursing program offered at new campus ORLANDO, Fla.–Rasmussen College, a regionally accredited private college, today announced the expansion of its Professional Nursing Associate’s degree (ADN) program to its new Orlando campus.1 The Rasmussen College ADN program, which can be completed in as few as 18 months, prepares students to sit for More Info »

House Democrats Prepare to Scrutinize DeVos’s Education Department – The New York Times

A Worrisome Glimpse Through a Spyglass – Inside Higher Ed

Where higher ed is likely to be a decade from now. If I were forced to predict what higher education will look like ten years from now, I’d say this: Small liberal arts colleges will be limited to a handful of highly endowed institutions. It’s not just under-endowed, rural colleges with fewer than a thousand More Info »

House Democrats Prepare to Scrutinize DeVos’s Education Department – The New York Times

Ross University School of Medicine & Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Partner to Increase Physician Diversity in the U.S.

Schools create pathway program for graduates of the HBCU to attend medical school TALLAHASSEE, Fla.–African Americans make up only six percent1 of U.S. physicians. With the goal of driving diversity among U.S. physicians, today Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) and Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) announced a new agreement to help more African More Info »

House Democrats Prepare to Scrutinize DeVos’s Education Department – The New York Times

America has fallen behind in the global education race – Medium

We’re getting better but we’re still a long way from great when it comes to post-high school learning in the United States. I recently spoke on a video link for World Access to Higher Education Day at a conference called, “Beyond Borders: Widening Access to International Higher Education Through International Cooperation.” Americans like to pride More Info »

House Democrats Prepare to Scrutinize DeVos’s Education Department – The New York Times

Judge pulls plug on ex-students’ class action vs DeVry over graduate job placement claims – Cook County Record

A federal judge has again dismissed a class action that former DeVry University students brought against the school, claiming they were misled by ads for the school which, they said, promised them jobs related to their degrees after they graduated. The October 2016 lawsuit from named plaintiffs Debbie Petrizzo of New York; Renee H. Polly More Info »

House Democrats Prepare to Scrutinize DeVos’s Education Department – The New York Times