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Repeal of Obama's higher education regulations won't be swift process for GOP

GOP lawmakers have been clear since November’s election about plans to dismantle several Obama administration higher education regulations, including two major rules aimed at the for-profit college sector. U.S. Representative Virginia Foxx, a North Carolina Republican, said shortly after Donald Trump’s election, “You’ll see us do everything we can to roll back” those regulations. As More Info »

Education Department erodes student protections

During the nearly four hours of questioning at her confirmation hearing in January, Betsy DeVos, the education secretary, did not speak with specificity about her views on a host of Obama administration regulations meant to rein in abuses by for-profit colleges. [This is an article from The Chronicle of Higher Education, America’s leading higher education More Info »

Keiser University Partners With G-Star School Of The Arts To Recognize Filmmakers At Opening Film Festival Party

As Palm Beach County high school filmmakers are lauded, former Bob Hope producer Dick Arlett will be presented a Lifetime Achievement Award in Film & Television. West Palm Beach’s CityPlace will be abuzz with producers, directors and teen filmmakers as they kick off the opening night of the 2017 Palm Beach International Film Festival (PBIFF) More Info »

Split verdict for Graham Spanier

A jury on Friday convicted Graham Spanier, a former president of Pennsylvania State University, of one count of child endangerment, capping a remarkable downfall for a man who was once a leading figure not just at Penn State but in American higher education. Spanier was convicted of not taking appropriate action when he learned that More Info »