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The Closing of the Republican Mind on For-Profit Colleges

In working to loosen proprietary-college regulation, contemporary politicians break decades of GOP precedent. In Congress, on the presidential campaign trail, and in the editorial pages of The Wall Street Journal, Republicans have been unified in the belief that the Obama administration badly overreached in its attempts to regulate for-profit career colleges that leave graduates unable More Info »

Washington News Brief

By Sharon H. Bob, Ph.D., Higher Education Specialist, Powers Pyles Sutter and Verville, PC
The following is a summary of important higher education news originating from Washington D.C.

Cost of Attendance and the Student Debt Crisis: A Case for Policy Reform

By Marc M. Jerome, President, Monroe College
Thousands of students across the country take on unnecessary student loan debt as a result of cost of attendance and other financial aid policies. There is more the Department should do to partner with colleges in reducing student debt.

 
 

Healthcare Students Learn With Virtual Reality

Written from an interview with Yasith Weerasuriya, President, Stanbridge University
Stanbridge University’s new Virtual Reality lab is allowing students, using a stylus and 3-D glasses, to virtually ‘lift’ an object off a screen, manipulate and adjust to see it at different angles, and magnify for fine details. Students can also dissect layers and components of a model for a deeper understanding of interconnectivity.

The 2017 Higher Education Benchmarks

2016 Proprietary Higher Education Review: “Have you Tried Rebooting?”

By Tony Guida, Partner, Education Group of Duane Morris LLP
The 2016 presidential election was the equivalent of a “reboot” of the political landscape and creates an opportunity for a more predictable and prosperous future for the proprietary education sector. While rebooting works surprisingly well to fix problems for technology, the when, the how, and maybe even the why of the fixes for the sector will not be known until well into 2017.

Make the Department of Education Fair Again: An Open Letter to our Next Secretary of Education