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Education, Hardware & Software, Industry, Tech

Why IPaaS is key to gaining insights in higher education

November 22, 2022

Via: CIO

Higher education is entering a new era of data-driven insights, which promise to elevate both learner experience and institutional performance. The HE colleges and universities capable of collecting and leveraging data in a timely manner will not only boost student […]


Education, Industry

Supreme Court likely to ban affirmative action in college admissions, legal experts say

November 1, 2022

Via: Fox News

After lengthy and heated oral arguments Monday, Supreme Court experts say the justices are likely to bar the use of affirmative action in college admissions. “This proved to be a full-contact oral argument for both the advocates and the justices,” […]


Education, Industry

CFPB Signals Interest in Higher Education Lending Practices

October 28, 2022

Via: JD Supra

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently issued a report, focused on the current student loan servicing market that laid out the results of several supervisory efforts related to student lending. Higher education lenders and loan servicers should pay close […]


Education, Industry

The Education Department Announces More Tweaks to Public Service Loan Forgiveness

October 27, 2022

Via: Government Executive

The Education Department on Wednesday announced additional measures to make the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program more accessible to applicants when a set of a temporary reforms ends on Oct. 31. The popular, yet sometimes frustrating, program offers college graduates […]


Education, Industry

Test scores show historic COVID setbacks for kids across US

October 24, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

The COVID-19 pandemic spared no state or region as it caused historic learning setbacks for America’s children, erasing decades of academic progress and widening racial disparities, according to results of a national test that provide the sharpest look yet at […]


Education, Industry

Biden Student Debt Forgiveness Plan on Temporary Hold after Appeals Court Ruling

October 24, 2022

Via: Government Executive

A federal appeals court on Friday temporarily blocked the Biden administration from carrying out its student loan forgiveness plan, until the court makes a determination on a request for an injunction brought by six Republican-led states, according to multiple media […]


Education, Industry

Biden’s 2022 Federal Student Loan Debt Relief

October 21, 2022

Via: JD Supra

In August, the Biden administration announced the long-anticipated plan for the cancellation of student loan debt for many student loan borrowers. This has been a controversial political topic for many, but a sigh of relief for millions of low- and […]


Education, Industry

Department of Education Releases New Guidance on Pregnancy and Related Conditions

October 11, 2022

Via: JD Supra

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released a fact resource on October 4, 2022, reaffirming that Title IX of the Education Amendments Act protects students and employees from discrimination based on pregnancy and related conditions. This […]


Education, Industry

Small business group files suit over Biden student loan plan

October 10, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

A small-business advocacy group has filed a new lawsuit seeking to block the Biden administration’s efforts to forgive student loan debt for tens of millions of Americans — the latest legal challenge to the program. The suit, filed Monday by […]


Cybersecurity, Education, Industry

LAUSD Ransomware Attack: Understanding Cybersecurity Risks in Education

October 7, 2022

Via: InformationWeek

On September 5, Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) announced that it had been the victim of a ransomware attack. The group behind the attack, Vice Society, threatened to leak the stolen data. The school district opted not to pay […]


Education, Industry

States confirm plan to tax student loan handout funds

September 9, 2022

Via: Fox News

Student loan borrowers across the country could soon see up to $20,000 of their student loan debt forgiven in the massive handout announced by President Biden – but it still may come at a cost. State tax may be charged […]


Education, Industry

What Schools Should Know as IRS Increases Educator Expense Tax Deduction for 2022

September 7, 2022

Via: JD Supra

Earlier this year, teachers who buy school supplies out of their own pocket received a bit of much-needed good news from an unlikely source: the Internal Revenue Service. Yes, you read that correctly – the IRS. In March, the agency […]


Education, Industry

States’ plans to make school safer reflect political divides

September 6, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

In the aftermath of the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, governors around the country vowed to take steps to ensure their students would be kept safe. Months later, as students return to classrooms, money has begun to flow for school […]


Education, Industry

Colleges, universities that may benefit from Biden student loan giveaway spent over $130 million on lobbying

August 24, 2022

Via: Fox News

Some of the nation’s top universities and colleges may benefit from President Joe Biden’s $300 billion student loan debt handout, after reports reveal they have spent millions lobbying for education policies, including student loan handouts. On Wednesday, President Joe Biden […]


Education, Industry

U.S. Department of Education Issues Three Accreditation Guidance Documents

August 23, 2022

Via: JD Supra

On July 19, 2022, the U.S. Department of Education (the Department) issued three new guidance documents pertaining to institutions adding or changing an institutional accreditor. This new guidance was announced by Department Undersecretary James Kvaal during his opening remarks at […]


Education, Industry

Student loan help for millions coming from Biden after delay

August 23, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

President Joe Biden on Wednesday is set to announce his long-delayed move to forgive up to $10,000 in federal student loans for many Americans and extend a pause on payments to January, according to three people familiar with the plan. […]


Education, Industry

U.S. Department of Education Proposes Revised Regulations on Borrower Defense and Other Student Loan Discharge Matters

August 5, 2022

Via: JD Supra

On July 13, 2022, the U.S. Department of Education (the Department) published in the Federal Register a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (the Proposed Rule) to revise its regulations governing student loan discharge standards and processes, including but not limited to […]


Education, Industry

Faced with a desperate skills shortage, tech leaders plea for computer science reform in schools

July 18, 2022

Via: ZDnet

More than 600 leaders of nonprofits, universities, and tech giants – as well as 50 US governors – have signed a letter in support of updating the US K-12 curriculum to include opportunities to learn computer science. Industry giants such […]


Education, Industry

Department of Education Anti-Arbitration Regulation Fails Supreme Court Tests

July 11, 2022

Via: JD Supra

The U.S. Department of Education recently announced proposed regulations designed to expand and improve the major student loan discharge programs authorized by the Higher Education Act. Among other things, the proposed regulations would prohibit institutions that participate in the Federal […]


Education, Industry

Families brace for changes to pandemic-era free school meals

June 27, 2022

Via: Federal News Network

Before the pandemic, there was no room in the budget for Kate Murphy’s children to buy lunch at school. She and her husband would buy in bulk and make bag lunches at home. So the free school meals that were […]