Today, Career Education Colleges and Universities launched an information webpage for institutions responding to Coronavirus (COVID-19). CECU’s Coronavirus webpage includes a multitude of helpful resources to assist higher education leaders understand the various legal and operational implications of temporarily closing a campus or adapting courses to online learning.
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CECU Applauds the Department of Veterans Affairs Standing up for Veterans
Career Education Colleges and Universities (CECU) praised the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Benefits Administration for their recent decision to suspend approval of new enrollments for the education and training of Veterans at five universities following alleged abuses by those institutions.
Answers From Experts on Regulatory Flexibility – Inside Higher Ed
The U.S. Department of Education is offering regulatory flexibility to colleges as they close campuses and move classes online. Experts discuss the new guidelines.
Accreditation, Continuity of Operations, and COVID-19 – WCET Frontiers
Today’s Frontiers post will examine the response of accreditors to COVID-19 and the use of online learning for institutional continuity of operations.
Coursera, EdX Offer Free Access to Courses for Universities Impacted by Coronavirus – Campus Technology
Coursera announced today it will provide the Coursera for Campus platform free to higher education institutions impacted by coronavirus.
Additional Coronavirus Coverage
Managing COVID-19 Disruption – CooleyED; Managing COVID-19 Disruption: Title IV Processing – CooleyED; U.S. Department of Education Issues COVID-19 Guidance to Schools – Duane Morris.
Education Politics and Policy
Regulatory Ping-Pong And Borrower Defense – Forbes
The regulation has now whiplashed through three different iterations in the past four years as administrations come in and out of power.
Colorado Sen. Gardner joins Dems in rejection of DeVos student loan policy – The Colorado Independent
In a statement issued by his office Wednesday, Gardner said “there should be no excuse for defrauding students.” He singled out veterans who have been defrauded as an “unfortunate target of unethical institutions.”
The ROI of CBE: A Six-Year Analysis – The Evolllution
CBE programs may cost you more upfront, early evidence shows when institutions will make returns on their investment.