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  • Trade schools have to find grads jobs, or lose financial aid

    Exotic dancers hired as admissions counselors. Recruiters told to seek out "impatient" individuals who have "few people in their lives who care about them." Military personnel still recovering from brain damage told to sign on the dotted line.
  • Why the gov't let many trade schools become diploma mills

    How did trade schools go from being mom-and-pop shops that trained mechanics and hair stylists to making billions on Wall Street? And if the industry is as predatory as the Education Department and many lawmakers suggest, why didn't they stop it? In...

    Hundreds of volunteers recruited for Urban League's Fort Lauderdale conference

    Hundreds of volunteers recruited for Urban League's Fort Lauderdale conference
    With just about a month to go, hosting plans for the National Urban League's annual conference in Fort Lauderdale are ahead of schedule, with volunteers committed from throughout the community, corporate sponsors on board, hotel rooms booked and high-...

    US Education Secretary to meet with black college reps in NC

    U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan is scheduled to hear about challenges confronting historically black colleges and universities in North Carolina. Duncan and U.S. Rep. Alma Adams of Greensboro plan to meet Thursday with presidents, chancellors, and...

    Indiana awaits decision on waiver from federal education law

    Indiana education officials expect to know in the coming months whether the state will have continued flexibility from the requirements of federal No Child Left Behind law. The Indiana Department of Education has asked federal officials for a three-...