Week in Review

Oct/03/2017 - 11:13am

For-profit Charlotte School of Law and its parent company, InfiLaw, were under criminal investigation as they sought to negotiate restoration of federal student aid for Charlotte students, according to recently unsealed court filings from a whistle-blower lawsuit filed against the school.

Politico and the Charlotte Observer first reported the criminal probe. The lawsuit, which was brought …

Oct/03/2017 - 11:08am

While many photographers and journalists learn their craft in a classroom or studio, Cassandra Monroe‘s professional training was a little different. Cassandra learned the skills necessary to tell stories through words and photographs while serving as a servicemember in the United States Army, and she’s transferred those skills into a career as a Food Stylist …

Oct/03/2017 - 10:27am

Ever wonder how photographers get those awesome images of lightning down strikes? Here is a short description from Tampa photographer Ray Reyes about how he captured several lighting photos from Davis Islands in Tampa.

I had packed my gear after shooting the sunset at Davis Islands in June and was heading home when I noticed a …

Apr/25/2017 - 9:29am

Associations join forces as a stronger voice for career education


Ohio and Michigan Associations of Career Colleges and Schools announce merger 


Columbus, Ohio – Two non-profit associations serving private career colleges and schools announced their merger today, creating the Ohio-Michigan Association of Career Colleges and Schools. 


The new association will have a combined membership of 95 campuses, providing career training in many high-demand occupations, including business, information technology and health care. 


Apr/05/2017 - 9:18am

Steep cuts in research funding and the elimination of some programs in President Trump’s budget blueprint would be a credit negative for the higher-education sector, according to a report released on Tuesday by Moody’s Investors Service.

In the "skinny budget" released this month, President Trump called for a $9-billion cut at the U.S. Department of Education, …

Apr/05/2017 - 9:14am

The Trump administration has called on the U.S. Congress to cut $3 billion from the U.S. Department of Education's budget as part of $18 billion in new proposed cuts to social programs for the current fiscal year, according to news reports. The White House previously called for a $9.2 billion (or 13.5 percent) cut to …

Apr/05/2017 - 9:07am

"Dirty Jobs" host Mike Rowe wants to clean up the American workforce.

The Discovery Channel star, who spends his time exploring how unsung laborers make a living in some of the most difficult and strangest ways, has launched the 2017 Work Ethic Scholarship Program to encourage Americans to get back to work.

"Every year, we do a …

Feb/06/2017 - 9:43am

After two terms of harsh criticism and strong regulatory oversight under the Obama administration brought the sector to its knees, the 2016 conservative takeover of the presidency, the Senate and the House has the sector positioned for new life.

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Feb/06/2017 - 9:38am

More than 200 colleges have given the U.S. Department of Education notice that they will appeal gainful employment ratings that found their programs to be failing or close to failing. The colleges filed a required notice of intent to appeal within 14 days of the release of ratings for 536 individual programs, according to data …

Feb/06/2017 - 9:36am

Demand for electricians is expected to go up, with an expected 263,140 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 6.39 percent over the next few years.?

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