Education Politics and Policy
Secretary DeVos Delivers on Promise to Provide Students Relevant, Actionable Information Needed to Make Personalized Education Decisions
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos delivered on her promise to provide students more information than ever before as they make decisions about their postsecondary education options.
Additional Coverage Regarding the College Scorecard
Subject: College Scorecard Metrics by Field of Study – IFAP; ED Adds Programmatic Data to the College Scorecard – NASFAA; U.S. Releases Earnings Data for Thousands of College Programs – Inside Higher Ed
A. Wayne Johnson’s Response Letter to Senator Warren and Representative Clyburn – NASFAA
I am compelled to write to you in order to express my opinion regarding aspects of your November 12, 2019 letter to U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Federal Student Aid Chief Operating Officer Major General Mark A. Brown, USAF (Ret.).
Sen. Patty Murray urges DeVos to halt changes to a popular student loan repayment plan – The Washington Post
With new findings questioning the risk of fraud, Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) is asking the Education Department to suspend an expanded initiative to ensure that borrowers qualify for popular student loan repayment plans.
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Herzing University Makes Long-Term Investment in New Orleans Area
Less than a year after launching a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program, Herzing University-New Orleans today announced it will relocate its local campus to Metairie.
Veterans for Career Education (VCE)
(Video) U.S. Navy Veteran Larry Goerzen speaks about the importance of Veterans' choice when it comes to their education.
Click here to watch the interview.
Fifth Circuit Rules For-Profit Student Loans Are Dischargeable Without Proof of “Undue Borrower Hardship” – JDSupra
The court ruled that certain private, for-profit student loans can in fact be discharged without the borrower providing a showing of undue hardship.
Wrestling over IRAPs – Community College Daily
About $1.1 million of federal funding appropriated for registered apprenticeships was used for a proposed apprenticeship model led by industry, even though congressional lawmakers specifically prohibited the department from doing so.
Smucker Opening Statement at Hearing on DOL’s Apprenticeship Programs
Today, Rep. Lloyd Smucker (R-PA), Republican Leader of the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Investment, delivered the following opening statement, as prepared for delivery, at the subcommittee’s hearing on the Department of Labor’s apprenticeship programs.
Is college worth it? A Georgetown study measures return on investment — with some surprising results. – The Washington Post
Is college worth it? Researchers at the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce tried to answer that question, using newly released federal data to try to calculate return on investment for thousands of colleges across the country.
Report: Higher ed’s regulatory ‘triad’ needs an overhaul – Education Dive
The three bodies that together oversee higher education in the U.S. are in need of an extreme overhaul, argues a new report from New America.
CECU Annual Convention
in conjunction with the FAPSC Annual Conference
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!
Nov 26 - Last day to book 10x20 booths BEFORE registration opens
Dec 2 - Allied Plus Member booth registration opens
Dec 9 - Allied Member booth registration opens
Dec 16 - Booth registration open to the public
Feb 3 - Attendee registration opens
Feb 3 - Call for Sessions opens