Veterans for Career Education (VCE)
Steve Gonzalez, Executive Director of Veterans for Career Education, participated in a veterans education policy panel discussion, alongside veteran service organizations, at the National Association of Veterans’ Program Administrators 44th Annual Conference. The discussion surrounded the implementation of the Forever G.I. Bill, quality of education, and higher education credentials.
Veteran organizations express support for Senator Alexander’s bipartisan efforts on higher education policy. Two letters by VCE, Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the US (ENAGUS), and Reserve Officers Association (ROA) supporting Chairman Alexander’s HEA bill.
(Video) Jessica Thompson speaks on behalf of her husband, Zachary Thompson, who is currently serving in the United States Army. Because of their ability to choose their educational path, both Jessica and Zachary have been able to provide for their family.
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Legislation in the 116th Congress Against the Proprietary School Sector (Updated) – Career Education Colleges and Universities
Do you want a list of the proposals currently offered in the 116th Congress to harm our sector and our ability to provide students with postsecondary career education? Here it is!
Education 2020: Visions and Strategies for the Future
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Paintings by Nationally Recognized Artist Diana Madaras Help Inspire Students at Pima Medical Institute’s Tucson Campus
Along with the new building design, were paintings by Diana Madaras, who is a staple in the Tucson artists’ community and across the country.
Maintaining Your Enrollment Pipeline: How to Help Students Choose You – The Evolllution
Students are consumers, and they choose a postsecondary institution using the same decision-making process they use to make any other major purchase.
Closing the gap for LatinX – Community College Daily
LatinX students, which comprise 42 percent of the Illinois college’s student population, still lag slightly behind white and Asian students, but they are nearly catching up, says Philip Garber, ECC’s vice president of planning, institutional effectiveness and technology.
15 ideas for ensuring first-generation college student success – University Business
First-generation college student success now has its own honor society. With 36 credit hours completed toward a degree and a GPA above 3.2, first-generation students at several colleges can now earn a lifetime membership in Alpha Alpha Alpha.
Education Politics and Policy
House Democrats’ opening shot on higher education – Politico
The bill largely restores major Obama-era policies, such as gainful employment and borrower defense to repayment, that were undone by the Trump administration. And it would block DeVos from finalizing her proposed Title IX campus sexual assault rules.
Warren to DeVos: Drop Navient’s Contract – Inside Higher Ed
In a sign of growing scrutiny of student loan companies, Senator Elizabeth Warren is urging the Trump administration to end its contract with Navient, one of the biggest contractors that collects payments on federal student loans.