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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...

    American dean fired from Russian university after TV show

    A Russian university has fired an American businessman after his presence on the faculty was questioned during a pro-Kremlin weekly television news program. The firing was seen as fallout from the tensions between the United States and Russia, which have...

    Hartt At The Cape; Reading At Playwrights Conference

    Hartt At The Cape; Reading At Playwrights Conference
    Two of the creators of the Tony Award-winning musical "Spring Awakening" are trying out a different kind of show with music as part of the National Playwrights Conference at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford in July. "No One's Sonata" by...

    University mine rescue teams join to set rules, competitions

    Don Hager knows that not all of the students he trains on Virginia Tech's mine rescue team will follow his career path into a coal mine, especially as that industry lays off workers. Those who do, though, could become the next generation of miners...