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Trump administration let nearly $11 million in student aid go to unaccredited for-profit colleges

October 23rd, 2019 by schoolbound

Mounting evidence shows the Trump administration took extraordinary steps to keep two Art Institute campuses accredited after both lost the designation and access to federal student aid. One former student is suing the Education Department, saying the agency violated its own rules.


Investigation into suspected vandalism at Education Department concludes that incident was an accident

October 23rd, 2019 by schoolbound

Two months after the agency began investigating an apparent act of vandalism, a joint investigation has concluded the incident was an accident.


Lori Loughlin’s daughters are no longer enrolled at USC

October 22nd, 2019 by schoolbound

Their parents are actress Lori Loughlin, who gained fame in the 1980s and 1990s TV situation comedy “Full House,” and fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli.


University of Maryland fires two in connection with contract ‘irregularities’

October 22nd, 2019 by schoolbound

Internal review focuses on Smith School of Business and an affiliated foundation.


Elizabeth Warren calls for billions of new dollars to reform pre-K-12 schools and fight privatization. Here’s how she plans to pay for it.

October 21st, 2019 by schoolbound

Warren said she would fund her education vision with a proposed “wealth tax.” It would levy a 2 percent tax on wealth above $50 million and 3 percent tax on wealth above $1 billion.


California developer gets one month of prison in college admissions scandal

October 18th, 2019 by schoolbound

Robert Flaxman had arranged a $75,000 payment in a scheme to rig his daughter’s ACT score.


A record number of colleges drop SAT/ACT admissions requirement amid growing disenchantment with standardized tests

October 18th, 2019 by schoolbound

Two Ivy League schools also dropped the requirement of a Graduate Record Exam test for many of their graduate programs.


Jury awards $450,000 to father of Sandy Hook victim in defamation case

October 17th, 2019 by schoolbound

Lenny Pozner has battled conspiracy theorists’ claims that the 2012 shooting death of his son at Sandy Hook Elementary School was a hoax.


Hits and misses in the House higher education bill

October 16th, 2019 by schoolbound

The 1,200-page bill is full of reforms and restorations of higher education regulations, but experts say these changes could have meaningful impacts.


California woman gets three weeks of prison in college admissions scandal

October 16th, 2019 by schoolbound

Marjorie Klapper had pleaded guilty to fraud conspiracy in a test-cheating scheme.