Education Politics and Policy
Flexibility and mission-driven accountability – Community College Daily
Speaking at the 2020 Community College National Legislative Summit, D.C., Diane Auer Jones, highlighted the Trump administration’s efforts over the past year to provide such flexibility, which ranged from revamping federal accreditation rules to testing new ways to leverage work-based learning in programs such as the Federal Work-Study (FWS) program.
The Accreditation Reform Act of 2020 – Center for American Progress
Now, a new bill, the Accreditation Reform Act of 2020, aims to address some of these problems by targeting an unreliable part of the higher education system: the U.S. Department of Education’s oversight of accreditation agencies.
Boot Camp Growth Rate Slowed in 2019 – Campus Technology
Boot camps generated nearly half a billion dollars ($460.7 million) in 2019 and graduated almost 34,000 students.
Student’s father charged in alleged sex cult at New York college – ABC7NY
The father of a former student at Sarah Lawrence College in New York has officially been charged in connection with an alleged sex cult he is accused of running out of his daughter’s dorm room.
Former Obama Official to Lead Calbright – Inside Higher Ed
Menon will replace Heather Hiles at Calbright College, which opened its programs in October, according to a news release. Hiles announced last month she was leaving after less than a year on the job. She is on paid leave through March.
Revenue from Trilogy Bootcamps Help 2U, But Future Still Uncertain – EdSurge
On his company’s latest quarterly earnings call, 2U CEO and co-founder Chip Paucek shared an example of why he brought his company—an online graduate program manager for colleges—into the coding bootcamp business.
Ivy Tech, Uber partner to get students to class – kokomo perspective
A new pilot program launched between Ivy Tech Community College and Uber aims to take away a barrier that keeps some students from being successful: transportation.
Universal Technical Institute Announces New California Initiatives in Response to Industry and Student Demand
Universal Technical Institute (UTI), the nation’s leading provider of transportation technician training, today announced two new California-based programs to address the state’s strong need for skilled workers.