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Monroe College Marks 15 Years of Saturday Morning “Jumpstart” Program for Ambitious High School Students

High School Seniors and Juniors Take College Courses and Earn Transferable Credits at No Cost As part of its efforts to increase college access, affordability, and completion, Monroe College, a national leader in educating urban and international students, today announced that its Saturday morning Jumpstart program for high school seniors and juniors will start its More Info »

Education Principle Foundation Acquires The Arts Institutes and South University From Dream Center Education Holdings

NEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2019 – On January 7, 2019, Education Principle Foundation, a non-profit foundation (the “Foundation”), acquired The Arts Institutes International, LLC (the “Arts Institutes”) and Dream Center South University, LLC (“South University”) from Dream Center Educational Holdings, LLC (“DCEH”). The acquisition of Arts Institutes included three main campuses, Atlanta, Miami and Houston, More Info »

VA Inspector General Cites Poor Oversight of College Programs Approved for GI Benefits – Inside Higher Ed

Millions of dollars in veterans’ benefits may be going to colleges and programs that don’t offer a quality education. Hundreds of college programs that enroll military service members and veterans have gone years without adequate oversight to determine if they are delivering quality education, according to a recent audit by the U.S. Department of Veterans More Info »

Arbitration Roundup: Three Recent Cases Consider the Interpretation and Enforceability of Arbitration Agreements – JD Supra

The Supreme Court and the Third Circuit decided three cases in the last week relating to the interpretation and enforceability of arbitration agreements. We discuss them below. Third Circuit Compels Arbitration of an E-Signed Enrollment Agreement The Third Circuit compelled arbitration of an agreement signed electronically by a student taking online courses. In Dicent v. More Info »

Accreditation and Innovation Neg Reg Opens to Controversy over Significant ED Proposals – CooleyED

The US Department of Education and the panel of 20-plus negotiators this week concluded their first round of discussions on a sweeping set of proposed new rules affecting the regulation of accrediting bodies, distance education and other matters. Despite winter weather that shut down the remaining parts of the federal government on Monday, the US More Info »