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AACRAO featured the SEM-Endorsement Program  Panel session at the 2015 Annual Meeting in Baltimore, MD.  Panelists included Joe Head, Special Advisor for SEM-EP and former VP of Enrollmen... Read More

Kelly Brooks and Kelly Simon, both of Capella University, shared their experience with designing and implementing a full competency-based program – with no credits or grades to speak of. Cap... Read More

Scott Simon, host of NPR’s Weekend Edition Saturday, whose latest book, Unforgettable, just debuted on the New York Times bestsellers list, kicked off the AACRAO Annual Meeting with a intimat... Read More

One of the hot topics at this year’s annual meeting is experiential learning – specifically, how to convert traditional or non-traditional academic achievements into transitive competen... Read More

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Corinthian Dismantling Continues

Posted on April 16 2015

The U.S. Department of Education on Tuesday fined Corinthian Colleges nearly $30 million for misrepresenting job placement rates at its Heald College chain, which officials said the troubled f... Read More

Each year, roughly 65,000 students who came to the United States illegally graduate from high school, according to the Immigration Policy Center. For such students, finding an affordable path ... Read More

Over the past few weeks, four candidates have officially announced that they're running for president. The Republican field includes three U.S. senators: Florida's Marco Rubio, the son of C... Read More

Debt Collector Suit Fails

Posted on April 16 2015

A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education by four student loan debt collection companies that claim the department arbitrarily cut ties with ... Read More

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A group of nine state attorneys general sent a letter to the U.S. Education Department on Thursday urging the agency to "immediately relieve" the debt of students who attended the no... Read More

The U.S. Education Department recently added two new academic programs to its approved list of direct assessment programs eligible for federal aid, Inside Higher Ed reported. Walden University, a ... Read More

Recent changes to the loan standards for Parent Loans for Undergraduate Students (PLUS) hit historically black college and university (HBCU) students especially hard, according to a new report from... Read More

The University of Wisconsin System's Board of Regents on Friday approved tuition increases for out-of-state undergraduates and some professional students at nine campuses, The Milwaukee Journal... Read More

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