July 9, 2024

House Republicans Press Biden Administration To Stop Helping Broke, Ripped-Off Students

Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives are once again pressuring the Biden Department of Education to overlook abuses by predatory colleges, and to stop granting debt relief to former students — veterans, single parents, and others — who have been victimized by these schools. The House Appropriations committee is set on Wednesday morning to
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June 26, 2024

Report: U of Arizona Global Campus, aka Ashford, Continues Deceiving Students

A major investigative report from the Arizona Republic finds that the University of Arizona Global Campus, the online college that the state’s flagship university bought from a for-profit company, has continued to mislead students about the value and costs of their degrees. Students who spoke with the Republic described UAGC admissions staff engaging in aggressive
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June 21, 2024

Texas Judge Declines to Block Gainful Employment Rule, For Now

A Fort Worth-based federal judge on Thursday denied a motion by two for-profit cosmetology schools that sought to block implementation of the Biden Department of Education’s gainful employment rule, a regulation that would, over time, cut off federal aid to for-profit and career college programs that consistently leave graduates with debt they cannot afford to
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June 21, 2024

Troubled For-Profit Paier College Keeps Recruiting Students

Paier College, a for-profit arts, design, coding, and business school in Bridgeport, CT, continues to recruit students, even though it apparently now has no faculty, is on sharp warning status from its accreditor, has lost access to federal student aid, and has been sued for deceptive practices by the state’s attorney general. Recent students tell
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May 30, 2024

Donald Trump is a Criminal

Business fraud, real estate fraud, charity fraud, education fraud, tax fraud, election fraud, sedition, government corruption, classified document theft, obstruction of justice, sexual assault, conspiracy to overturn the lawful results of the 2020 election. And today, May 30, 2024, Donald Trump was convicted of 34 felony charges of falsifying business records to conceal facts from
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May 30, 2024

There Are 750 Doctoral Student Complaints To Education Dept. About Grand Canyon U.

Brian Mueller, the president of Grand Canyon University, which bills itself as a Christian school and is the largest recipient of federal aid of any institution of higher education, has engaged in an aggressive counterattack after (and even before) the U.S. Department of Education last October imposed a $37 million fine on the school f0r
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May 29, 2024

Clinging To Phoenix, U of Idaho President Spreads Cash, FOMO

University of Idaho president C. Scott Green is still trying to keep alive the dream of his school acquiring the troubled for-profit University of Phoenix, even though the proposed deal has been met with sharp disapproval from state legislators, the state’s attorney general and treasurer, and many others in Idaho. Idaho Education News reports this
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May 22, 2024

Justice Alito To Speak At Flag Day Celebration

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. will address the annual Flag Day celebration on June 14 in Benedict, New Jersey, city officials there announced today. The event, to be held at the city’s historic Darroll Hall, and I’m kidding.