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Wednesday, September 25th
Ultimate Medical Academy to Host Hundreds of Students From Around the U.S. for Fall Commencement
Ultimate Medical Academy (UMA), a non-profit higher education institution with the mission of equipping and empowering students to excel in healthcare careers, will host more than 850 students for its Fall Commencement on October 5, 2019.
Colleges provide misleading information about their costs – The Hechinger Report
But though advocates applaud this transparency researchers are discovering that some of the data being made available through or linked from the College Scorecard, the principal federal higher education consumer website, is inaccessible, inaccurate or out of date.
What’s at stake for colleges as employers rethink hiring and training? – Education Dive
To contend with a reported lack of critical skills internally and among new hires, employers are sharpening their focus on workforce planning. And they expect the types of educational opportunities colleges offer to change.
Education Politics and Policy
RECAP: AB 1343, The Bill That Would Have Taken Down For-Profit Universities In California – California Globe
Part of a group of seven bills aimed at giving for-profit universities more regulation, AB 1343 would have stopped universities from enrolling students if more than 85 percent of the schools revenue came from federal or state sources.
Senators Warren, Brown, Hirono, and Murphy, Representatives Hayes, Scanlon, and McBath Introduce Bicameral Legislation Restoring Pell Grant Eligibility to Victims of Predatory For-Profit Colleges
This critical legislation would amend Title IV of the Higher Education Act to restore students’ Pell Grant eligibility for any period of time during which they would have qualified for loan forgiveness due to school closure or institutional fraud or misconduct.
Sights on September 30 – Community College Daily
A major gap between Democrats’ and Republicans’ thinking on appropriations now makes it inevitable that Congress will pass a temporary measure — the all-too-common “continuing resolution” (CR) — to keep the government running at current spending levels.
Here are America’s best paid, most popular jobs — and the worst paid, yet most in-demand, job in every U.S. state – MarketWatch
Home-health and personal-care aides were among the lowest paid, fastest-growing in every U.S. state and Washington, D.C. Only one state (Michigan) didn’t list home-health aide or personal-care aide as among the lowest paid, most in-demand jobs.