Department Of Education
Students At For-Profit College Say They Weren't Told Their School Was Being Sold
Interviews with nearly 20 students at Everest Colleges across the country paint a picture of misleading information or half-truths being disseminated by advisors about its financial state. Half of them had never been told that their school's campus was up for sale.
The Government Is Finally Forcing A Major For-Profit College To Shut Down
Corinthian Colleges will attempt to sell almost all of its 97 US campuses, according to an agreement reached with the Education Department late last night. Experts say the Education Department's move to shut down Corinthian is a warning, and a possible threat, to other for-profit colleges.
Education Department: Federal Law Protects Transgender Students From Discrimination
Sex discrimination under Title IX extends to claims based on gender identity and failure to conform to stereotypes of masculinity and femininity, the U.S. Department of Education formalized Tuesday in guidance relating to sexual violence in schools.
Broke Grad Students Are The Next Debt Crisis And It's Partly The Government's Fault
The latest study from the New American Foundation, released today, found that about 40% of the more than $1 trillion in outstanding student loans went to finance graduate and professional degrees. And thanks to changes in repayment terms, the federal government is likely to end up bankrolling many graduate degrees.
For-Profit Colleges Face Big Losses Under New Rules Proposed By Obama Administration
Regulations proposed Friday will crack down on programs with low graduation rates and high student debt. Many of those are at for-profit schools like the University of Phoenix and Everest College, which get huge chunks of their revenue from federal dollars.
Department Of Education Website Quotes Mao Zedong
The "Kids' Zone" of the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) website, part of the Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences, quotes communist leader Mao Zedong. The NCES is the"primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education in the U.S. and other nations." Update: The quote has been removed and the Department of Education has issued a statement.