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DeVos to Announce New Push for Deregulation, Innovation

DeVos to Announce New Push for Deregulation, Innovation

Inside Higher Ed by Andrea Kreighbaum The Trump administration says it wants more innovation in higher education. And it believes rewriting the rules for college accrediting agencies is the best way to encourage innovation. In an exclusive interview with Inside Higher Ed, the administration’s top higher education official described the philosophy […]

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DeVos Plans to Ax Gainful-Employment Rule, Which Targeted For-Profit Colleges

DeVos Plans to Ax Gainful-Employment Rule, Which Targeted For-Profit Colleges

Chronicle of Higher Education by Andy Thomason The Education Department plans to repeal the gainful-employment rule, which sought to punish higher-education programs whose graduates bear a high level of student-loan debt, according to The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal.Experts had predicted that the education secretary, Betsy DeVos, aimed to weaken […]

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In New Profile, DeVos Blames Staff for Rocky Confirmation Hearing – The Chronicle of Higher Education

In New Profile, DeVos Blames Staff for Rocky Confirmation Hearing – The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education In New Profile, DeVos Blames Staff for Rocky Confirmation Hearing By Adam Harris NOVEMBER 01, 2017 Chronicle photo by Julia Schmalz Betsy DeVos appeared before the U.S. Senate’s education committee in January for her confirmation hearing. Pressed to support precise positions, Ms. DeVos avoided specifics and […]

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Betsy DeVos Asks the Education Establishment to ‘Rethink’ Schools | Education News | US News

Betsy DeVos Asks the Education Establishment to ‘Rethink’ Schools | Education News | US News

US News DeVos Asks the Education Establishment to ‘Rethink’ Schools The education secretary is on a multistate tour highlighting innovative approaches to learning. By Lauren Camera, Education Reporter |Sept. 12, 2017, at 3:21 p.m.  DeVos Asks the Education Establishment to ‘Rethink’ Schools  Education Secretary Betsy DeVos kicked off her weeklong tour at […]

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How Will the Feds Protect Student-Loan Borrowers in the Future? 2 Visions Are Aired

How Will the Feds Protect Student-Loan Borrowers in the Future? 2 Visions Are Aired

The Chronicle of Higher Education By Adam Harris JULY 10, 2017 WASHINGTON The Education Department announced in June that it would delay and renegotiate a pair of Obama-era regulations aimed at reining in abuses by colleges. And Monday marked the tipoff of that process. RELATED CONTENT 18 States Sue Education Dept. Over Rollback of Borrower-Defense […]

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