Until the relatively recent past, “for-profit” universities weren’t really a thing. Educational institutions were usually non-profit entities, and so long as they followed the rules set out by the DOE, students were free to use their Pell Grants and Federal Stafford Loans to finance their higher education. But as large corporations started to play professor, the need for some kind of regulation became obvious. … [Read more...] about Trump Education Secretary Pick Sure Doesn’t Seem Willing to Enforce Laws Against Fake Colleges
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Most educators agree that the current system of community college funding, largely based on head-count, needs reform. But a key goal of reform must be to increase, not decrease, equity for students. Because the new formula proposes to fund colleges based on a narrow and poorly analyzed set of assumptions it may have damaging unintended consequences that should be of deep concern to families across the state — who have counted on their community college for higher education at an affordable price and without crushing debt. … [Read more...] about Opinion: Community college plan could hurt Bay Area students
Take Chrisa Walters, a rising senior at UNC, where she's majoring in exercise and sports science. She jokingly calls herself an "extra extra nontraditional student." Walters is a 48-year-old grandmother with two part-time jobs. She began her studies at Cape Fear Community College before earning an associate's degree from Durham Tech. … [Read more...] about These programs push viable – and cheaper – paths to NC State or UNC degrees
In granting the temporary restraining order, Judge McConnell concluded that once Mr. Fachon started participating in the clinical trial, he had a protectable interest in continuing his participation that entitled him to due process. The key aspects of due process are notice and an opportunity to be heard. Thus, Judge McConnell concluded that before FDA could take away Mr. Fachon’s right to continue receiving the investigational drugs, FDA may have been required to notify Mr. Fachon and provide him an opportunity to convince FDA otherwise. … [Read more...] about Will Sad Facts Make Bad Law?
As discussed by Ms. Kerridge, SEC administrative enforcement proceedings provide the SEC with distinct procedural advantages compared to federal courts. Moreover, the administrative law judges are likely more amenable to the SEC’s aggressive theories of insider trading liability and other interpretations of the law that have been rejected by some courts and juries. This expansion will enable the SEC to bring more insider trading actions in these friendlier venues. … [Read more...] about Is the SEC Poised to Bring More Administrative Enforcement Actions In Wake of Insider Trading Trial Court Losses? Yes