CECU Announcement - Career Education Blog Launched!
CECU has created the new "Career Education Blog" as a resource of news related to the postsecondary career education sector to keep you informed. It’s free to create a Medium account and once you’re following the page, you will get email notifications each time an article is posted. The blog will feature pieces from members of the career education community including faculty and staff from our member schools. Check out the first two posts below!
A Plan for School Closures - February 13, 2020
A Guide to 90/10 Rule Legislation - February 12, 2020
Education Politics and Policy
Democrats Delay Senate Vote to Block DeVos ‘Borrower Defense’ Rule – Politico
Senate Democrats are postponing a vote on legislation to stop Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ new rule that curtails loan forgiveness for defrauded students.
Key Vote NO on the Borrower Defense Institutional Accountability Rule CRA Resolution, H.J.Res. 76 – Freedom Works
On behalf of FreedomWorks’ activist community, I urge you to contact your senators and ask them to vote NO on the Borrower Defense Institutional Accountability Rule CRA Resolution, H.J.Res. 76, to roll back a Department of Education rule related to higher education.
What Led Concordia Portland to Close? – Inside Higher Ed
University leaders are tight-lipped after suddenly announcing closure plans, but in retrospect, a few events may have been warning signs. Now, details emerge about tensions with the university’s affiliated church, leaving other colleges, church members and higher education sorting through the pieces.
Exclusive: Education firm Galileo up for sale with $2.7 billion price tag – sources – Reuters
The private equity owner of one of Europe’s largest private education groups, Galileo Global Education, has put the business up for the sale in a deal worth about 2.5 billion euros ($2.72 billion), three sources told Reuters.
This state will pay workers up to $2,000 to upgrade their tech skills – CNBC
Part of this initiative is through the state’s TechCred program, which will reimburse up to $2,000 per employee, and up to $30,000 per employer, when a business pays for a current or prospective worker to earn an industry-recognized technology-focused credential, including those from Google Cloud, AWS, Oracle, Microsoft Azure and more.
New Jersey offers $2M grants for apprentices to earn college credit – Education Dive
New Jersey’s Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) recently announced a $2 million grant opportunity for organizations in the state that create “degree apprenticeship” programs.
6 Ed Tech Trends to Watch in 2020 – Campus Technology
This year’s top issues in education technology reflect the bigger picture of a student’s pathway from individual course all the way to graduation and career.