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Education Dept. updates higher ed consumer tool, adds new comparison feature

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The Department of Education rolls out updated information on its college transparency tool, including a new comparison feature.

Education Dept.'s inspector general calls for Western Governors to repay $713 million in federal aid

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Education Department’s inspector general labels Western Governors as a correspondence-course provider, seeks reimbursement of $713 million in aid and may broadly threaten competency-based education.

Online university picks pace over prestige on path to accreditation

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Arkansas’s new public online university chooses national accreditor over its regional agency, raising questions about pace, prestige and the state of quality assurance.

For-profits seek legislative overhaul of gainful employment as bureaucratic review unfolds

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Biggest for-profit college trade group isn't waiting for favorable outcome from Department of Education's rule-making process.

Increasing share of good-paying jobs go to college graduates

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Associate and four-year degrees lead to a growing share of well-paying jobs, study finds, as struggles increase for workers with only a high school credential.

Delay by DeVos means reprieve for poor-performing programs

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Seizing on a narrow court order affecting cosmetology programs, education secretary delayed key provisions of gainful-employment regulations. But the suspended provisions will affect a broad range of vocational programs with questionable outcomes.

Education Department announces new delays for gainful employment

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Shift on gainful-employment rule is latest move by Trump administration that pleases for-profit sector but dismays its critics.

Bipartisan bill would overturn federal ban on student unit record database

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Bipartisan group of senators wants to end ban on collecting data many say would help students and the public judge colleges. Opponents appear unmoved, citing privacy concerns.

Accreditor's rules about faculty members spark debate at Wayne State College and among philosophers

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Accreditor’s new rules are forcing a professor who has taught philosophy for 50 years to stop doing so, because her Ph.D. is in English. Many object.

ABA cracks down on low-performing law schools in wake of criticism by feds

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In the wake of federal criticism of its accreditation standards, the American Bar Association sanctions another for-profit law school.

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