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ECPI University Stands Out in Annual US. News & World Report’s Best Colleges – Top 5 Rankings for Ethnic and Economic Diversity

U.S. News & World Report has announced its annual rankings of America’s Best Colleges and once again, ECPI University has been selected for excellence in academics and superior student support. U.S. News & World Report has announced its annual rankings of America’s Best Colleges and once again, ECPI University has been selected for excellence in More Info »

Noodle Partners teams with for-profit college operator to launch tuition benefit platform – Education Dive

Dive Brief: Noodle Partners, a prominent online program manager, is teaming up with the parent company of two for-profit universities to create a platform for employers to administer tuition assistance benefits. WorkforceEdge will allow employees to enroll in online undergraduate and graduate programs offered by participating colleges within Noodle Partners’ network — including Boston College, More Info »

Dallas Area Educator Awarded State’s Highest Honor for Health Information Professionals

College of Health Care Professions’ Shawna Ridley wins TxHIMA Legacy Award DALLAS, Sept. 17, 2020 — Today, the Texas Health Information Management Association (TxHIMA) announced Shawna Ridley, a longtime faculty member at the College of Health Care Professions (CHCP) Dallas campus, as the recipient of the 2020 TxHIMA Legacy Award. This prestigious accolade adds to More Info »

Education Department investigates Princeton for admitting ‘systemic racism’ on campus – Politico

Education Department officials will be examining whether the university’s “admitted racism” means that the school made false claims when it said it doesn’t discriminate on race. The Trump administration has opened an investigation into Princeton University over the school president’s recent statement that students there face “systematic racism” and that racism is “embedded” in the More Info »

DeVos Accused of Violating Settlement With Blanket Student Debt Relief Denials – Courthouse News Service

SAN FRANCISCO (CN) — Student borrowers claim Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is violating the terms of a settlement and her department’s own rules by using “boilerplate language” to issue blanket denials of student debt relief claims. This past April, DeVos agreed to settle a federal class action claiming the Education Department illegally stopped processing borrower More Info »

CARES Act Review Highlights Lack of Support for Public Colleges – NASFAA

While the ongoing pandemic and stalled congressional negotiations over additional coronavirus aid continues to squeeze the fiscal belts of higher education institutions, a new report found public colleges were provided with insufficient aid through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The review — conducted by Accountable.US, a nonprofit government watchdog group — More Info »