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CA Opening for Strong School Manager sector wide

CA Opening for Strong School Manager sector wide

Position Open – Academy Director – Bellus Academy – Poway, CA The Academy Director is primarily responsible for creating an environment that upholds the company mission: to create a culture of excellence for post-secondary education where students are inspired to achieve their dreams. This position requires strong leadership and the […]

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Education Department sets up standard for partial relief of defrauded borrowers

Education Department sets up standard for partial relief of defrauded borrowers

Inside Higher Ed Partial Relief for Defrauded Borrowers Department’s decision is major departure from Obama administration, which provided full relief for approved claims. Advocates for students say policy provides inadequate help and creates confusion. By Andrew Kreighbaum December 21, 2017 Education Department officials today announced a plan to grant partial debt relief […]

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The battle over entry-level degree for nursing continues

The battle over entry-level degree for nursing continues

Inside Higher Ed Debate Continues on Nursing Degrees A proposed policy statement has reignited the question of whether the associate or bachelor’s degree should be the entry-level requirement in the nursing profession. By Ashley A. Smith December 22, 2017 The argument over which degree should be the decisive credential for entry […]

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National enrollments decline for sixth straight year, but at slower rate

National enrollments decline for sixth straight year, but at slower rate

Inside Higher Ed Enrollment Slide Continues, at Slower Rate College enrollments in the U.S. decline for a sixth straight year — although at a slower rate — while the bachelor’s degree got more popular. By Paul Fain December 20, 2017 Overall college enrollments in the U.S. have declined for a sixth straight year, […]

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Women Are Majority of New Medical Students

Women Are Majority of New Medical Students

Inside Higher Ed Women Are Majority of New Medical Students By Scott Jaschik December 19, 2017 For the first time ever, women make up a majority (50.7 percent) of those enrolling in medical school, according to new data from the Association of American Medical Colleges. This fall, the number of new female medical students […]

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California Community Colleges: Interim Evaluation of Baccalaureate Degree Pilot Program

California Community Colleges: Interim Evaluation of Baccalaureate Degree Pilot Program

LAO  Report in PDF   California Community Colleges: Interim Evaluation of Baccalaureate Degree Pilot Program Introduction Background Evaluation Issues for Legislative Consideration Conclusion Executive Summary   Background Legislature Authorizes Community Colleges to Offer Bachelor’s Degrees on a Pilot Basis. Chapter 747 of 2014 (SB 850, Block) authorizes the California Community Colleges (CCC) to […]

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GOP Seeks to Shift Accountability for Colleges

GOP Seeks to Shift Accountability for Colleges

Inside Higher Ed GOP Seeks to Shift Accountability for Colleges While for-profits get the relief they’ve long clamored for, the GOP’s proposed overhaul of the Higher Education Act would add performance-funding standards for most colleges. By Andrew Kreighbaum December 4, 2017 Education groups scrambled Friday to dissect a massive bill from Republicans in […]

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House Republicans Press for Higher-Ed Overhaul in 2018

House Republicans Press for Higher-Ed Overhaul in 2018

The Chronicle of Higher Education House Republicans Press for Higher-Ed Overhaul in 2018 By Adam Harris and Eric Kelderman DECEMBER 12, 2017 WASHINGTON Updated (12/13/2017, 10:34 a.m.) with results of the Tuesday session of the House committee and comment from Paul Mitchell, a Republican congressman. Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives began […]

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Growing Number of Borrowers Are in Default

Growing Number of Borrowers Are in Default

Inside Higher Ed Growing Number of Borrowers Are in Default By Paul Fain December 14, 2017 The U.S. Department of Education this week released new federal loan data showing that 4.6 million student loan borrowers were in default as of Sept. 30, an increase from the 2.2 million who were in default four years earlier. Roughly […]

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