New England Association of Schools and Colleges

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Name: New England Association of Schools and Colleges
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Christian College to Review Policy Forbidding Homosexuality

Gordon College’s accreditor has given the Christian college one year to review its policy forbidding “homosexual practice,” the Boston Business Journal  reports. The New England Association of Schools and Colleges met last week to discuss whether the ... [Published Chronicle of Higher Education - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Accreditor Gives Gordon College a Year to Justify Policy on Gay Marriage

Gordon College has a year to prove to a regional accrediting agency that its policies on gay people meet the accreditor's standards for non-discrimination, Boston Business Journal reported . Gordon's policies barring sex outside of heterosexual marriage ... [Published Inside Higher Ed - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Accreditation board gives Gordon College a year to review policy on homosexuality

The regional body that accredits colleges and universities has given Gordon College a year to report back about a campus policy on homosexuality, one that may be in violation of accreditation standards.The higher education commission of the New England ... [Published Boston Business Journal - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Be a Part of the Five-Star Lifestyle

According to the World Travel and Tourism Council, Travel and Tourism is expected to increase its Gross Domestic Product contribution by $3.5 trillion to reach $10.4 trillion in 2023. It is expected that employment within the sector will increase by one ... [Published New Indian Express - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

PC Adds Two Weeks to Academic Year Length

by Meaghan Dodson ’17News StaffDepartment of Education, which features a credit-hour definition that must be followed in order to receive federal funding. This definition states that for each semester hour of credit, “One hour of classroom or direct faculty ... [Published Cowl - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Jette to lead NEASC evaluation visiting committee at Masco

Michael R. Jette, Ph.D., the Assistant Superintendent of Schools in Bedford, New Hampshire has accepted the role of chair of the visiting committee to Masconomet Regional High School which will occur on Sept. 28 to Oct. 1. Founded in 1885, the New England ... [Published Wicked Local Topsfield - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Plymouth South High gets glowing report card from accreditation agency

PLYMOUTH – When she interviewed for the job as principal at Plymouth South High School in 2005, Patty Fry was given a copy of the school’s most recent accreditation report and asked how she would fix things. Just a year earlier, Plymouth South had received ... [Published Wicked Local Plymouth - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Jim Clark: Is western NV ready for College for America system?

Perhaps the most logical letter to the editor published in the Reno Gazette-Journal regarding the proposed business margins tax on the November ballot appeared last week.It briefly cited arguments made by both proponents and opponents and then asked, ... [Published Tahoe Daily Tribune - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Seminars extended to meet federal guidelines

Students shopping courses may notice that some seminars are a bit longer this year.The Office of the Registrar has extended most late-afternoon seminar classes by 10 minutes this semester, so many courses that used to end at 5:20 p.m. and 6:20 p.m. now ... [Published Brown Daily Herald - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

TAISM marks 16 years of continuous growth

The American International School of Muscat (TAISM) recently welcomed to its campus 775 students, representing 63 nationalities.This is the largest population the school has admitted at the start of a school year.The students were greeted by over 100 ... [Published Oman Observer - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Deep in Debt, Burlington College Introduces Transition Team

BURLINGTON - Problems continue to plague Burlington College.Board Chair Yves Bradley introduced a new transition team to students and media Tuesday, four days after protests led to a dramatic resignation by President Christine Plunkett.The school is $10.5 ... [Published My Champlain Valley - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

College president out, transition team in place

We also have more stories about:(click the phrases to see a list)Subjects:Places:BURLINGTON, Vermont — A three-person transition team has been appointed to oversee operations at Burlington College following the departure of its president.Christine Plunkett ... [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Sep 02 2014]

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...The statement said Gordon would report back by next September to ensure that its "policies and processes are non-discriminatory and that it ensures its ability to foster an atmosphere that respects and supports people of diverse characteristics and backgrounds, consistent with the Commission’s Standards for Accreditation."
The higherhigher education commission of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges met last week and "considered whether Gordon College's traditional inclusion of 'homosexual practice' as a forbidden activity" runs afoul of the commission's standards for accreditation, according to a joint statement…
...of initiatives in the past several years and we're on a very good path," Bassett said Friday, adding that there is more community involvement now. "Student achievement has been up, teachers are very positive and I'd like to keep it going that way."
"I never knew that was holding it up," bagley said last week. "If that was the case, we could have just had a special meeting of the full board. Information is the key to this whole matter."

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PC Adds Two Weeks to Academic Year Length [Published Cowl - Sep 18 2014]
Attack Ad Hits Sanders With Charge of 'Golden P... [Published Vermont Public Radio - Sep 18 2014]
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As fingers point, Bassick roof still needs fixing [Published Greenwich Time - Sep 12 2014]
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Plymouth South High gets glowing report card fr... [Published Wicked Local Plymouth - Sep 10 2014]
Jim Clark: Is western NV ready for College for ... [Published Tahoe Daily Tribune - Sep 08 2014]
Seminars extended to meet federal guidelines [Published Brown Daily Herald - Sep 08 2014]
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Deep in Debt, Burlington College Introduces Tra... [Published My Champlain Valley - Sep 03 2014]
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College president out, transition team in place [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Sep 02 2014]
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