Mark Brenner

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Name: Mark Brenner
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Join the Caucus of Working Educators today

Last night, the Caucus of Working Educators hosted an event to celebrate a summer of learning about social justice in unions and education. At Frankford Hall (1210 Frankford Avenue), members, co-authors, and guests gathered to hear from the book groups ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

John Sperling, University of Phoenix founder, dies

PHOENIX (AP) - John G. Sperling, founder of the for-profit University of Phoenix, has died, company officials said Sunday. He was 93. Mark Brenner, chief of staff of the Apollo Education Group, the parent company of the University of Phoenix, said ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 3 reports

Education Department Launches Review of the University of Phoenix

Article Overview:While the review is a standard practice—the agency conducted more than 300 similar reviews last year—it comes at a time of increased scrutiny and regulatory activity directed at the for-profit college sector. The volume of financial aid ... [Published Career College Central - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Minimum Wage, Minimum Cost

SeattleSecond article in a series on minimum wages.Note: This is an expanded, footnoted version of the article published by Inter Press Service.Graphic: Peter CostantiniIn 1958, when New York State was considering raising its minimum wage 33% from $0.75 ... [Published Inter Press Service - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

VA overturns veteran enrollment ban on University of Phoenix programs

Within days of news that California regulators had blocked enrollment of additional veterans in seven programs at the University of Phoenix's San Diego campus, the federal Department of Veterans Affairs has stepped in and lifted the ban.The VA said Monday ... [Published Fresno Bee - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

For-profit heads off sanctions - University of Phoenix ban lifted - College students get off easy for alcohol violations

With help from Allie Grasgreen and Nirvi ShahFOR-PROFIT HEADS OFF SANCTIONS:  ITT Educational Services extended its letter of credit in case the Education Department decides to impose new financial restrictions on the major for-profit provider, a spokeswoman ... [Published Politico - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 2 reports

U. of Phoenix Campus Is Cleared in Dispute Over Veterans’ Enrollment

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs said Friday that an enrollment issue concerning veterans in some programs at the University of Phoenix’s San Diego campus had been resolved, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported.Last week, the Center for Investigative ... [Published Chronicle of Higher Education - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

U. of Phoenix enrollment cap resolved

Federal Veterans Affairs officials on Friday said an enrollment compliance issue at the University of Phoenix San Diego campus has been resolved, and veterans can continue signing up for classes uninterrupted.U-T Watchdog and other news agencies this ... [Published U-T San Diego - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 2 reports

University of Phoenix hits veterans cap

As many as seven University of Phoenix degree programs in San Diego have become so crowded with veterans, the school has been asked by the state to stop enrolling them to comply with federal limits on schools receiving military benefits.University officials ... [Published U-T San Diego - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

University Of Phoenix Barred From Enrolling Veterans In 7 Programs On San Diego Campus

Above: Course catalogs for the University of Phoenix, San Diego are arranged before an audit by the California Department of Veterans Affairs in May.Wednesday, July 30, 2014Aaron Glantz, The Center for Investigative ReportingCalifornia regulators have ... [Published KPBS - Jul 30 2014]

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...to have a 2020 goal of getting additional people into and through college," Mark Brenner, Apollo's chief of staff, told National Journal recently. "to do that through the community college system alone, an additional $13.1 million [people] would need to graduate. so we know that the university of phoenix has a role to play in that big goal for the country and for our students." Brenner also stressed that the University of Phoenix network, while an industry leader, is not synonymous with the entire for-profit college sector...

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Join the Caucus of Working Educators today [Published Examiner.com - Aug 29 2014]
University of Phoenix founder dies [Published NewsNet 5 - Aug 25 2014]
John Sperling, University of Phoenix Founder, Dies [Published Education News - Aug 25 2014]
John Sperling, University of Phoenix founder, dies [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Aug 25 2014]
Education Department Launches Review of the Uni... [Published Career College Central - Aug 12 2014]
Education Department Launches Review of the Uni... [Published Government Executive - Aug 12 2014]
Education Department Launches Review of the Uni... [Published National Journal - Aug 11 2014]
Minimum Wage, Minimum Cost [Published Inter Press Service - Aug 08 2014]
VA overturns veteran enrollment ban on Universi... [Published Fresno Bee - Aug 06 2014]
For-profit heads off sanctions - University of ... [Published Politico - Aug 04 2014]
U. of Phoenix Campus Is Cleared in Dispute Over... [Published Chronicle of Higher Education - Aug 04 2014]
U. of Phoenix wins push for corrected numbers o... [Published Inside Higher Ed - Aug 04 2014]
U. of Phoenix enrollment cap resolved [Published U-T San Diego - Aug 02 2014]
University of Phoenix hits veterans cap [Published U-T San Diego - Aug 01 2014]
San Diego Veterans Advocates Demand Answers Fro... [Published KPBS - Jul 31 2014]
University Of Phoenix Barred From Enrolling Vet... [Published KPBS - Jul 30 2014]
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