October 24, 2017

DOE Will Allow Two Large For-Profit Colleges To Become Nonprofits

The Education Department has offered its stamp of approval for the controversial sale of two massive for-profit colleges, Kaplan University and the Art Institutes, according to emails obtained by BuzzFeed News — allowing both schools to convert to nonprofit colleges. Kaplan, which was purchased by Purdue University, will become a public college. The two high-profile […]

Are changes in Title IX coming?

  Wednesday, the U.S. Education Department confirmed that the education secretary, Betsy DeVos, would appear at George Mason University on Thursday to make a “major policy address on Title IX enforcement.” That announcement, previously reported by BuzzFeed News, heightened advocates’ fears that Ms. DeVos was poised to roll back the department’s efforts on mitigating campus sexual assault, […]

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epic clerical error may wipe out $5 billion in student loan debt

According to The New York Times, National Collegiate, a conglomeration of 15 trusts that hold 800,000 private student loans worth $12 billion, has recently lost multiple court cases due to bad paperwork — effectively clearing dozens of debtors of the money they owe. The loans currently being disputed total more than $5 billion. The Times spoke with […]

Cosmetology Schools get a little win in Gainful Employment

A small victory for Cosmetology schools. A Federal Judge Partially Blocks Enforcement of Gainful-Employment Rule as it pertains to cosmetology schools 6/28/17 A federal district court judge issued an order Wednesday partially blocking enforcement of the gainful-employment rule for cosmetology schools that sued in February to halt the regulation.  Case 1:17-cv-00263-RC Document 30 Filed 06/28/17 The […]

Devos to potentially roll back Gainful employment and borrower repayment policies

DeVos Will Roll Back 2 Obama Regulations, a Blow to Consumer Advocates – The Chronicle of Higher Education. The U.S. Department of Education is beginning the process of rolling back two Obama-era regulations aimed at holding for-profit colleges accountable and helping students who may have been misled or defrauded by them: the borrower-defense-to-repayment regulation, which […]

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