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Tough Questions for DeVos

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An hour into Tuesday’s confirmation hearing for Betsy DeVos, a clear pattern had emerged. Democrats on the Senate education committee sought to nail down answers from Donald Trump’s nominee for education secretary on a series of specific questions — but they received few or no specific answers.

When Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, an Independent, asked …

Appeals Court Rules for Education Management on Debt-Cutting Plan

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Education Management Corp scored a victory in its fight against an investor opposed to its $1.5 billion debt-cutting plan on Tuesday, when a U.S. appeals court overturned a decision in a closely watched case involving creditors' rights.

The U.S. Court of Appeals in Manhattan said a lower court erred in its ruling that a Depression-era law, …

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Dem plan could put crunch on for-profit higher ed

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If Congress adopts a proposal from President Barack Obama and other Democrats to change how much money for-profit schools may receive from the federal government, hundreds of schools would have to diversify their sources of income or risk losing temporary access to federal dollars.

None of the for-profit institutions in West Virginia surpassed the current requirement …

Gingrich: The Other Half of Trump’s ‘Jobs, Jobs, Jobs’ Promise (Hint: It’s About Skills)

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President-elect Trump has said that his administration will be focused on three very important words: Jobs, jobs, jobs.

He has outlined a bold agenda to achieve 4 percent economic growth in America, and much of that agenda involves undoing the Obama administration’s disastrous regulations that get in the way of job creation.

But job creation is only …

Revived plan broadens reach of dental hygienists

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Lawmakers will revisit a controversial plan to let dental hygienists work in nursing homes, schools and other settings without the presence of a dentist.

A similar measure failed last session when the Georgia Dental Association withdrew support and fought against the bill, to the dismay of supporters who thought they'd reached a compromise.

Under the proposal, hygienists …

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Career Colleges & SETA Unite to Increase Student Enrollment

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This unique Career College Fair, organized by Sacramento Ultrasound Institute, in collaboration with 5 private post-secondary schools & SETA, will bring together multiple career colleges on SUI's campus. The fair will share more than 15 career programs with the local community, high school guidance counselors and VA representatives from San Juan Unified School District and …

For-profit schools are piling into New York’s education market

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For parents in New York City, trying to get their kids into quality schools can be a long, hard slog. But help is on the way.

A record number of new private schools are flooding the New York market, while existing schools are expanding at a rapid pace. The boom comes in response to skyrocketing demand …

Expert Outlines Litmus Test for Conservative Education Secretary

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Education policy expert Frederick Hess on Monday published a list of 10 criteria that conservatives could use to select a reform-minded and principled secretary of education.

Hess, the director of education policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute, wrote in National Review that the next secretary of education cannot just be a reformer, because “the ‘reform’ …

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