Legal and Regulatory Issues
Higher education should pay attention to the CCPA – Thompson Coburn LLP
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) takes effect on January 1, 2020. When it does, it will be the strictest privacy law in the country, and may be a model for other states as well.
Financial Aid & Student Loan Issues
Trump Administration Weighs Plans to Reduce Student Debt – WSJ
The Trump administration is considering ways to help Americans with their student-loan debt, according to senior administration officials, including by refinancing loans at lower interest rates and eliminating debt in bankruptcy.
Re-Enrolling Adults Who Dropped Out – Inside Higher Ed
For adults with some college credit but no degree, the challenge of balancing work with going to class is the most common reason they end up leaving college, according to a new report.
Colleges Could See Lower Enrollment Due to Great Recession – U.S. News
Universities in Washington state and Idaho fear there may soon be fewer students to fill their classes due to a national decrease in births during the Great Recession.
Study Shows Higher Ed for Single Mothers Pays Dividends – Diverse
Single mothers who earn an associate’s or bachelor’s degree earn more, pay more in taxes and require little if any public assistance according to a new study.
Career Education Corporation to Become Perdoceo Education Corporation
Career Education Corporation (NASDAQ: CECO), a provider of postsecondary education programs, today announced that the company will change its name to Perdoceo Education Corporation effective January 1, 2020.
Career Education to rebrand as Perdoceo next year – Daily Herald
Career Education CEO Todd Nelson said the name change marks “a new era for our organization” as the company reinvents itself into an online-based educational entity.