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DeVos: Obama Administration ‘Failed Miserably’ at Improving Education

Despite feeling the sting of criticism in the “mainstream media,” U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos unleashed a critique of her own against the Obama administration Thursday for spending money on a failed effort to turn around the nation’s schools. “The previous administration spent seven billion of your dollars on ‘School Improvement Grants,’ thinking they More Info »

Lincoln Tech Announces Sponsorship of Schmidt Peterson Motorsports in 2017

Associate sponsorship includes opportunities for students to become participating members of the IndyCar team. Lincoln Technical Institute (NASDAQ: LINC), a national leader in specialized automotive training, is proud to announce it will be an associate sponsor of the No. 5 Arrow Electronics Honda driven by James Hinchcliffe for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (SPM) in the 2017 More Info »

Fourth Kaitlyn English Memorial Scholarship Awarded to National American University Nursing Student

Tiffany Walter of Wichita, Kansas and a nursing student at National American University’s Wichita West location, has been awarded the fourth Kaitlyn English Memorial Scholarship from the National American University Foundation (NAUF). “Becoming a nurse is something I have always been interested in pursuing,” said Tiffany. “I’ve never seriously considered any other career path.” Tiffany’s More Info »

Attorneys General warn of “open season” on students attending for-profit colleges

The 18 AGs plead with Education Secretary DeVos and Congress not to roll back for-profit regulations A group of state attorneys general are asking Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Congressional leaders not to declare “open season” on students by rolling back regulations governing for-profit colleges. “Over the past fifteen years, millions of students have been More Info »

Back after a century, for-profit medical schools could make impact

More than 100 years ago, the influential “Flexner Report” on medical education decried the then-prevalent model of for-profit medical education, leading to its complete disappearance from the United States for decades. But just recently, for-profit medical education has returned, note three Brown University scholars in a new JAMA article that considers what the revival might More Info »

Federal Panel Gives Controversial Community-College Accreditor a Clean Slate

A federal advisory panel recommended on Thursday that the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges continue its status as a gatekeeper of federal student aid for 18 months. If approved, the recommendation would also allow the commission to accredit some baccalaureate degrees at two-year colleges. The recommendation, by the National Advisory Committee on Institutional More Info »