Education Politics and Policy
Education Department puts hold on 5-day suspension of employee who provided The Post with budget information – The Washington Post
Rebecca Delaney, an analyst in the Education Department’s Office of Finance and Operations since 2016, received a letter dated Nov. 15 from an agency official saying the suspension would be delayed “until further notice.”
Lease Points Colleges and Universities Should Not Miss – Duane Morris
If your institution is reviewing a lease form and you are considering signing it for the tenant, make sure that you don’t gloss over it in the belief that its terms cannot be negotiated.
Financial Aid/Student Loan Issues
2020-2021 FAFSA Verification-IRS Tax Return Transcript Matrix – IFAP
Attached to this Electronic Announcement is the 2020-2021 FAFSA Verification-IRS Tax Return Transcript Matrix that institutions can use for 2020-2021 verification of tax return information.
Trump administration fights cancer patient on student debt relief – The Washington Post
The Trump administration is taking legal steps to keep a former Argosy University student from having his federal student loans canceled after the closing of the for-profit chain of schools.
Veterans for Career Education (VCE)
(Video) Sodapop Genier, currently serving in the U.S. Army, speaks about how his experience at Western Tech is giving him the hands-on tools and experience he needs to be successful in his career path.
Click here to watch the interview.
What employers want from colleges in tuition benefit partnerships – Education Dive
We asked leaders from Walmart, Chipotle, JetBlue and Uber how they’re using education benefits as more companies connect the offering to their bottom line.
How Fit Is Your School? The Methodology Behind Forbes’ 2019 College Financial Health Grades
Forbes’ 6th report on the financial health of private-not-for profit colleges finds that the overall financial well being of colleges has deteriorated and many are danger of closing or merging.
Google is expanding its IT support program to more community colleges – eCampus News
Google and JFF are partnering to expand the Google IT Support Professional Certificate from 30 schools to 100 schools by the end of 2020, according to an announcement on Google’s blog.
Credly’s CEO on how colleges can prepare students for skills-based hiring
Jonathan Finkelstein, Credly’s founder and CEO, is optimistic that the market will become more open to these credentials.
Did you Know - CECU Past Webinars
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Career Education Convention
hosted by CECU & FAPSC
June 7-10 | Orlando, FL | www.career.org/convention
This year CECU will be partnering with FAPSC, the Florida state association. The CECU Annual Convention and FAPSC Annual Conference have joined forces to maximize the conference experience for all attendees!
Dec 2 - Allied Plus Member booth registration opens, (reg. link will be emailed 9am EST)
Dec 9 - Allied Member booth registration opens, (reg. link will be emailed 9am EST)
Dec 16 - Booth registration open to the public (reg. link will be posted here)
Feb 3 - Attendee registration opens
Feb 3 - Call for Sessions opens