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Nightingale College Granted Candidacy for NWCCU Accreditation

SALT LAKE CITY–Nightingale College, a leader in blended learning programs for prelicensure nursing education, today announced it has been accepted as a candidate for regional accreditation by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). The non-profit membership organization granted the pre-accreditation status after considering evidence provided by the College during 2020 and a virtual More Info »

125+ Full Sail Graduates Contributed to Nominated Releases at the 78th Golden Globe® Awards

WINTER PARK, Fla., Feb. 23, 2021  — Today, Full Sail University, an award-winning educational leader for those pursuing careers in entertainment, media, arts and technology, is proud to announce that 125+ graduates have been credited on 45+ Golden Globe®-nominated projects at the 78th Golden Globe® Awards. This year’s virtual ceremony is scheduled to broadcast live More Info »

Around the Administration – Bloomberg Government

Biden Taps Obama Economic Official for Education Post: The Biden administration named Jordan Matsudaira, an academic at Columbia University and an Obama-era chief economist at the Council of Economic Advisers, as deputy undersecretary for the Department of Education. The announcement, shared in an email seen by Bloomberg Government, adds to a number of officials in More Info »

Congress is deciding the future of the 90/10 rule. Here’s what you need to know. – Higher Ed Dive

The relief package lawmakers are considering includes a measure that would further restrain how much federal aid for-profit colleges can receive. Tucked away in Congressional Democrats’ coronavirus relief proposal is a measure that would shake up the for-profit college industry. They’re hoping to change the 90/10 rule, which bars for-profit schools from receiving more than More Info »

How healthcare simulation supports medical education – eCampus News

Healthcare simulation experiences will play a pivotal role as medication education moves forward post-COVID Healthcare simulation is the modern way to educate and train healthcare professionals to master cognitive, technical, and behavioral skill sets through technologically advanced crafted experiences. The term healthcare simulation is also commonly referred to as medical simulation or, in specific circumstances, More Info »

Eleventh Circuit Holds University Cannot Arbitrate Student’s Breach of Contract and Misrepresentation Claims – JD Supra

Written by Carlton Fields In Young v. Grand Canyon University, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals held that the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia was wrong to compel arbitration of a student’s breach of contract and misrepresentation claims against a university, as federal regulation 34 C.F.R. § 685.300(e)-(f) prohibits a college More Info »

‘Time to Go Big’ – Inside Higher Ed

Unions and education policy groups are pushing for more accountability for institutions, including whether students end up broke. When the American Association of University Professors and the American Federation of Teachers recently launched a campaign to hold the nation’s colleges and universities more accountable for how they treat workers, the groups’ leaders had an ambitious More Info »