Education Politics and Policy
Bipartisan Movement in Washington – Inside Higher Ed
Senator Alexander backs a bill aimed at recruiting of student veterans by for-profits, a compromise amid negotiations with Democrats over his proposed package of higher education bills.
Republican leader backs restrictions that could end for-profit colleges’ aggressive recruitment of veterans – The Washington Post
In an unexpected move, Alexander’s decision, which comes after years of opposition on his part, arrives a week after Sens. Thomas R. Carper (D-Del.), James Lankford (R-Okla.), Bill Cassidy (R-La.) and Jon Tester (D-Mont.) introduced legislation to close a loophole in the 90/10 rule.
Pete Buttigieg Proposes Free College for Low-Income Students, Increased Pell Grant – NASFAA
On Monday, Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Indiana, released his $500 billion plan for higher education.
“Examining the Policies and Priorities of the Labor Department’s Apprenticeship Program."
Subcommittee: Higher Education and Workforce Investment SubcommitteeDate: Wednesday, November 20, 2019
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Nightingale College Commences the Master of Science in Nursing Education Program to Address Nationwide Nursing Faculty Shortage
Nightingale College launches the online Master of Science in Nursing Education (MSNEd) Program and opens enrollment for the Spring 2020 semester.
Longtime Sullivan University exec retires – Louisville Business First
Jan Gordon, who has been employed by the Sullivan University System for 41 years, retired on September 27, according to a statement from the school. Gordon had been the executive director for Spencerian College for the last 20 years of her career.
Veterans for Career Education (VCE)
(Video) U.S. Navy Veteran Larry Goerzen speaks about the importance of Veterans' choice when it comes to their education.
Click here to watch the interview.
6 Reasons Why Higher Education Needs to Be Disrupted – Harvard Business Review
The reality in today’s digital-first world is that we need to teach every generation how to learn, unlearn, and relearn — quickly — so they can transform the future of work, rather than be transformed by it.
How colleges are navigating a new world of enrollment – University Business
Enrollment has fallen for eight consecutive years, but, using data from the National Center for Education Statistics, USA Today and 24/7 Wall St. identified 100 colleges where applications numbers have climbed. Here are the top 10
EdX’s co-CEO answers 3 questions about higher ed’s future – Education Dive
EdX, which was launched in 2012 by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has used its online platform to give learners more options for earning a credential and its partner colleges a new way to generate demand and vet students.
Where America’s International Students Come From [Infographic] – Forbes
For the tenth year in succession, China is the largest source of international students with 369,548 enrolled in undergraduate, graduate, non-degree and optional practicing training programs.
CECU Annual Convention
in conjunction with the FAPSC Annual Conference
June 7-10 | Orlando, FL | www.career.org/convention
This year CECU will be partnering with FAPSC, the Florida state association. The CECU Annual Convention and FAPSC Annual Conference have joined forces to maximize the conference experience for all attendees!
Nov 26 - Last day to book 10x20 booths BEFORE registration opens
Dec 2 - Allied Plus Member booth registration opens
Dec 9 - Allied Member booth registration opens
Dec 16 - Booth registration open to the public
Feb 3 - Attendee registration opens
Feb 3 - Call for Sessions opens