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House Committee on Education and Labor held a markup on H.R. 4674, the College Affordability Act
Yesterday, the House Committee on Education and Labor concluded Day 1 of a markup titled “markup of the H.R. 4674, College Affordability Act.”
On Tuesday, the House Committee on Education and Labor adopted several amendments to the Democrats' sweeping $400 billion plan to overhaul federal higher education policy. The Committee had more than two dozen proposed amendments during the first-day markup of H.R. 4674.
The most important amendment from Day 1 is the following change on 90/10:
House Education Committee HEA Bill Markup
Watch Day 2 of the House Committee on Education and Labor markup of the College Affordability Act, a bill from House Democrats seeking to update the Higher Education Act: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ADv02WdWtDA
CECU Comments on Access Threat Posed by the College Affordability Act
Steve Gunderson, president and CEO of Career Education Colleges and Universities, released the following statement regarding the markup of The College Affordability Act in the U.S. House Education and Labor Committee:
“The College Affordability Act, approved by the House Education and Labor Committee today, is a far cry from the comprehensive and bipartisan reauthorization of the Higher Education Act that the Committee leaders promised.”
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Education Politics and Policy
Foxx Opening Statement at Markup of Democrats’ Partisan Higher Education Bill
Today, Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), Republican Leader of the Committee on Education and Labor, delivered the following opening statement, as prepared for delivery, at a committee markup of H.R. 4674, the College Affordability Act.
Chairman Scott Opening Statement at Markup of College Affordability Act
Chairman Bobby Scott (VA-03) delivered the following opening statement at today’s markup of the College Affordability Act, H.R.4674.
Smucker Statement at Markup of Democrats’ Higher Education Bill
Today, Rep. Lloyd Smucker (R-PA), Republican Leader of the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Investment, delivered the following statement, as prepared for delivery, at a committee markup of H.R. 4674, the College Affordability Act.
Would CAA help non-degree students? – Community College Daily
As the House Education and Labor Committee on Tuesday began to mark up the College Affordability Act (H.R. 4674), members took their partisan sides on the legislation. (Editor’s note: The committee was still marking up the bill at our press time.)
Chairman Scott Asks Secretary DeVos to Testify About Education Department’s Refusal to Provide Debt Relief to Defrauded Students
Education and Labor Committee Chairman Bobby Scott (VA-03) formally invited Secretary DeVos to testify before the Committee on Tuesday, November 19, to discuss the Department’s refusal to provide debt relief to nearly 60,000 students who were defrauded by Corinthian Colleges, a defunct for-profit college chain.
Understanding the Entry-Level Driver Training Regulation
Join Don Lefeve, President of the Commercial Vehicle Training Association as he covers the new Entry-Level Driver Training (ELDT) rule, taking effect February 7, 2020. This webinar will discuss how the changing requirements impact both the student and instructor, as well as regulation requirements, state requirements and potential issues at the state level.
Presenter: Don Lefeve - President, Commercial Vehicle Training Association
Date: Wednesday, November 6th
Time: 2pm EDT
Southeastern Institute Charlotte addresses rising enrollment with new campus location
Southeastern Institute Charlotte has moved to a new location in the Clanton Park neighborhood of South Charlotte. The new campus is located at 207 Regency Executive Park Drive, Charlotte, NC 28217, minutes form the confluence of Interstates 77 and 495.
Veterans for Career Education (VCE)
(Video) Christian Vasquez, 20 year U.S. Army Combat Veteran, speaks about why he chose Western Tech. He knew he wanted a program that would give him the knowledge and skills so that when he graduated he would be able to provide for his family and for the future.
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A Certificate, Then a Degree – Education Next
One promising strategy to combat the completion crisis is to flip the script and make sure students earn a meaningful, job-ready certificate in the first semester or year of college.
With interest rates low, colleges get in on 100-year debt – Education Dive
Colleges in need of capital are eyeing a financing option that lets them pay back their investment over a longer period than most bonds.
NCAA Says It Will Allow College Athletes to Profit From Their Celebrity – The Chronicle of Higher Education
The National Collegiate Athletic Association’s Board of Governors voted unanimously on Tuesday to allow college athletes to benefit from their name, image, and likeness as long as those benefits stay within the “collegiate model.”
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