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U.S. Department of Education

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  • For-profit Corinthian Colleges in O.C. warns it could shut down

    A besieged chain of for-profit colleges based in Orange County is in danger of shutting down after the U.S. Department of Education levied new restrictions on its students' access to federal student aid. Santa Ana-based Corinthian Colleges Inc., which...
  • Folly Quarter Middle ends year with celebration of national honors

    Folly Quarter Middle ends year with celebration of national honors
    As the school year in Howard County came to a close last week, the Folly Quarter Middle School community was celebrating its National Blue Ribbon honor when school officials announced another recent accolade — an online education resource named...
  • Misguided proposal would harm students: Front Burner

    In Florida, more than 300,000 students obtain their post-high-school education at career colleges. Many are from Central Florida, where 73,000 students choose to attend private, for-profit schools to gain skills necessary to change their lives through...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Union School's History at the Unionville Museum

    Every class at Union School has visited the Unionville Museum this month to see the new exhibit, "Happy 75th Birthday, Union School! 1939-2014." Union School Principal Lynn Katz said it was important for all students to see the history of Union School at...
  • Obama moves to ease student-loan burdens, but is it enough?

    If President Barack Obama is calling 2014 his year of action, then this must be student loan summer. And the president has just checked one college-debt initiative off his to-do list. In an effort to relieve some of the financial burden on borrowers...
  • Apodaca: Topic of sexual assaults on campus finally receiving proper attention

    A friend once told me about a horrendous experience she had as a teenager. She had liked a young man, a popular athlete, but when they were alone together he pushed her to the floor. Her head struck a table, and while she was dazed, he raped her. Years...
  • New rules could keep San Francisco community college open

    New rules could keep San Francisco community college open
    The battle to save San Francisco’s community college may finally be resolved as a private panel on Wednesday announced new rules that could allow the troubled institution to retain accreditation. Under the proposed policy, the City College of...
  • Panel considers plan to keep San Francisco community college open

    Panel considers plan to keep San Francisco community college open
    San Francisco's only community college and its 80,000 students won a victory this week when a private panel announced new rules that could allow the troubled institution to remain open. The Novato-based Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior...
  • Florida colleges revise sexual assault policies

    Florida colleges revise sexual assault policies
    Few rapes have been reported on Florida's college campuses, and many see that as a problem. Sexual assault tends to be the most under-reported crime, often because victims are "afraid of the system" or think no one will believe them, said Michaela Denny,...
  • S.F. college supporters hope new policy will extend accreditation

    S.F. college supporters hope new policy will extend accreditation
    Supporters of San Francisco’s embattled community college are waiting to learn if a proposed policy change will keep the school from being stripped of accreditation next month. The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges...
  • Appeal seeks making Richmond, Davis K-5 schools again

    Appeal seeks making Richmond, Davis K-5 schools again
    Unsatisfied with a Kane County judge's decision last fall requiring the St. Charles school district to develop a new improvement plan for Richmond and Davis schools, an attorney representing parents asked justices in the state's appellate court on...