Veterans for Career Education (VCE)
(Video) U.S. Army Veteran Pamela Larry talks about her experience of being able to go to the school of her choice. After realizing community college was not a good fit for her, she has found her place at Western Tech.
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Accreditation and Innovation – Inside Higher Ed
The accreditation system worked — slowly — for a unusual start-up college aimed at adult students, according to a case study by the American Council on Education.
9 Benchmarks that Inform How a Student Chooses a School – Campus Technology
When faced with choosing between two institutions, how does a student make the decision about which college or university to attend? It’s a combination of factors, according to a new report from Eduventures, the research arm of NRCCUA.
Judge sides with Harvard in case challenging use of race in admissions – Politico
A federal judge Monday sided with Harvard University in a Trump administration-backed challenge to Harvard’s use of race in admissions — the first ruling in a case widely believed to become the Supreme Court’s next opening to ban affirmative action.
Education Politics and Policy
VA to approve GI Bill benefits programs in California – U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Effective Oct. 1, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will serve as the State Approving Agency (SAA) for California in fiscal year 2020. The department will determine which programs of education are eligible for GI Bill benefits in California.
‘Fear’ of a President Warren Is Hurting For-Profit Education Stocks, Analysts Say – Bloomberg
For-profit education stocks may continue to be volatile as the sector prices in the rising poll figures for Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren, who’s been an outspoken critic of the industry.
Financial Aid and Student Loans Issues
Secretary DeVos Continues to Transform FAFSA Experience with New Mobile App Features, Enhanced Student Privacy Protections as 2020-21 Cycle Launches
In its continued efforts to modernize and improve the federal student aid process, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) announced today that it has added new features to the online Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form and myStudentAid mobile app.
FTC to pay more than $5.4 million to people scammed by student loan debt relief fraudsters – Fox Business
The Federal Trade Commission is sending more than $5.4 million to nearly 40,000 people who were scammed by a student loan debt relief companies, the government agency announced.