US Department of Education

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Name: US Department of Education
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News & Notes: Interest in Romance languages falls quickly

Romance languages and literatures experienced the fastest decline of core academic fields from 1971 to 2006, according to information released by The Chronicle of Higher Education on Monday.The Chronicle sorted academic fields into categories based on ... [Published Individual.com - 29 mins ago]
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5 Places You Didn’t Know You Could Find College Scholarships

As you watch your teen fill out their college applications, you’re probably proud, excited and wondering, “How am I going to pay for it?”You might be surprised: According to the U.S. Department of Education, undergraduates received $21.8 billion in merit ... [Published Tutor.com - 2 hours ago]
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Tampa middle school gets national honor

TAMPA (FOX 13) -A job well done goes out to Terrace Community Middle School. When it comes to student achievement, Terrace Community is What's Right with Tampa Bay.The news is out that the school is one of the best middle schools in the nation."We say ... [Published WTVT FOX 13 - 3 hours ago]
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Following suicide attempt, student filed complaint against Princeton alleging discrimination

In February 2012, a freshman was allegedly asked to withdraw from the University following a suicide attempt, according to a discrimination complaint filed with the United States Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights. The student attempted ... [Published Individual.com - 4 hours ago]
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Final Gainful Employment Regulations Fail Students, Institutions And The Public

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) believes that the U.S. Department of Education's final gainful employment (GE) regulations are deeply flawed.  The regulations aim to provide meaningful information…Click ... [Published Rock Hill Herald - 8 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

U.S. places new student debt rules on for-profit colleges

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Education on Thursday outlined new rules that could restrict the use of federal funds at for-profit colleges.Click to Continue » ... [Published Macon Telegraph - 9 hours ago]
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New rule aims to protect students at for-profit universities

(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The federal government wants to make sure that for-profit schools don't abuse their students.The U.S. Department of Education is set to announce a new rule Thursday.The schools will have to show that the estimated annual loan payment ... [Published WWMT - 10 hours ago]
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STATEMENT: CAP Vice President for Postsecondary Education David A. Bergeron Applauds Final Gainful Employment Rule from the U.S. Department of Education

Washington, D.C. — Today, the U.S. Department of Education released its final “gainful employment” rule. Under current law, career-focused educational programs are required to prepare students for employment in a recognized occupation in order for the ... [Published Center for American Progress - 10 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

U.S. education department gets stricter with for-profit colleges

By Ankit Ajmera and Sagarika Jaisinghani (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Education will introduce new regulations next year in its latest attempt to improve the job prospects of those graduating from for-profit colleges and universities. Under the ... [Published Yahoo! Canada - 11 hours ago]
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For-profit schools face new federal regulations in July

The U.S. Department of Education dealt a blow to for-profit education providers Thursday with the release of its final gainful employment regulations.The regulations are an attempt to improve outcomes at career colleges and protect students from becoming ... [Published Pittsburgh Business Times - 11 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 3 reports

U.S. Department of Education Regulation Denies Access to Millions of New Traditional Students

Following the release of the final gainful employment regulation, Steve Gunderson, president and CEO of the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities, released the following statement:Click to Continue » ... [Published Fort Mills Times - 14 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Dropout Nation » The Beltway’s Shameful Discipline

Last week’s Dropout Nation analysis[1] of how poorly D.C. area districts were providing black and Latino children with college-preparatory curricula provoked plenty of reaction. The piece also came just as the U.S. Department of Education issued a “Dear ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 21 hours ago]

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...National Center for Education Statistics; and Steven Brint, Kristopher Proctor, Kerry Mulligan, Matthew Rotondi and Robert Hanneman, the authors of "Declining Academic Fields in U S Four-Year Colleges and Universities, 1970-2"
"I am very pleased with the outcome of this process," Eisgruber said. "There are some contexts where specificity is favored. We thought it was very important to make clear that these were kinds of conduct that would subject you to very serious punishment."
"As for private student loans, only 0.4 percent of undergraduates used them last year" he said
"It's going to transform the education offered at Roosevelt High School," Isaacs said. "The design of the facility is state of the art."

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Early Learning Needs to Be National Priority [Published Huffington Post - 5 hours ago]
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Common Core repeal could cost New York State up... [Published Staten Island Live - 8 hours ago]
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Final Gainful Employment Regulations Fail Stude... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - 8 hours ago]
WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) believes that the U.S. Department of Education's final gainful employment (GE) regulations are deeply flawed.  The regulations aim to provide ...
U.S. Department of Education Regulation Denies ... [Published Business Wire Education News - 14 hours ago]
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Following the release of the final gainful employment regulation, Steve Gunderson, president and CEO of the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities, released the following statement: “The gainful employment ...
U.S. Department of Education Regulation Denies ... [Published Business Wire Public Policy/Government News - 14 hours ago]
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Following the release of the final gainful employment regulation, Steve Gunderson, president and CEO of the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities, released the following statement: “The gainful employment ...
Do Value-Added Estimates Identify Causal Effect... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - 15 hours ago]
In 25 years as an education researcher, I have never witnessed a rapid outpouring of new research in education such as we’ve seen in recent years.  In what may be the most important byproduct of the No Child Left Behind Act and the Institute of Education ...
Why PhDs Shouldn’t Teach College Students [Published TIME.com - Oct 29 2014]
Despite a college degree’s enormous cost, almost half of college freshmen (43%) don’t graduate even if given six years. If they graduate, a 2011 national study found that 36% of the 1,600 tested students “did not demonstrate any significant improvement ...
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