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Wednesday, September 25th
Clary Runway Offers VIP Experience at Cain’s Ballroom on September 28th
VIP ticket holders will enjoy valet service, early access to view raffle items and purchase raffle tickets, access to the VIP private lounge, a swag bag, premier VIP seating, and a private hors d’oeuvres reception.
Lincoln Tech Introduces Welding Training Program to Columbia, MD Campus
Lincoln Educational Services Corporation (NASDAQ: LINC), a national leader in specialized technical training, will introduce a Welding and Metal Fabrication program at the Columbia, Maryland campus this fall.
What are the keys to the success of student parents? – University Business
College students who are parents should receive more public assistance to pay for quality childcare, which can cost an average $11,000 a year—which can be more than tuition, the U.S. Government Accountability Office found in an August report to Congress.
To keep up with blockchain, colleges look across disciplines – Education Dive
To tap into emerging industries, colleges often have to break through the walls that separate academic disciplines. One of the latest barriers they’re addressing stands between their business and technology programs.
Education Politics and Policy
Scaled-Back HEA Plan Coming Soon? – Inside Higher Ed
GOP senator Lamar Alexander is expected to introduce legislation soon that would offer a path to piecemeal reauthorization of the Higher Education Act, after months of stalled talks over a bipartisan overhaul of the landmark law, which wasn’t expected to move until at least next year.
Warren, Pocan Investigate How Private Equity Buyouts Exacerbate Problems Plaguing For-Profit Colleges
United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Representative Mark Pocan (D-Wisc.) wrote to six private equity firms with current or recent holdings in for-profit colleges, KKR, Sterling Partners, Altas Partners, Vistra, Leeds Equity Partners, and Apollo Global Management, and requested information about the firms’ management of colleges and universities.
Warren Takes on Private Equity Buyouts of For-Profit Colleges – Politico
Warren and Pocan wrote in letters to six private equity firms that they have “particular concerns” about the effects of for-profit college buyouts on student outcomes.
NASFAA Supports Bipartisan Bill Aimed at Improving Financial Aid Offers
The FACT Act, which is supported by NASFAA, mandates few formatting requirements except for the requirement that any formatting doesn’t present loan options as aid that reduces the amount owed to the institution or the net price.
Federal funds can support dual enrollment for students with disabilities – Community College Daily
Vocational rehabilitation (VR) and Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) funds can be used for dual enrollment and other postsecondary education programs for students and youths with disabilities, according to a new guide from the U.S. Education Department (ED).
Over 250 tech industry leaders were asked which skills are in highest demand at their companies. Here’s what they said. – Business Insider
Over 250 tech industry leaders weighed in on the evolving tech workforce for the Consumer Technology Association’s Future of Work Study published earlier this week.
How LinkedIn Is Looking To Help Close The Ever-Growing Skills Gap – Forbes
On Tuesday, the professional social network announced the launch of a “Skills Assessments” tool, through which users can put their knowledge to the test.
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