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Education, Industries

Ed Dept puts private college owners on the hook for student aid losses

March 23, 2022

Via: Education Dive

In order to unlock federal aid, colleges sign a program participation agreement with the government pledging to follow the Higher Education Act and maintain their financial health. Typically, a chief executive or other designated college official gives their signature on […]


Education, Industries

Ed Dept: Arizona State violated the Clery Act

June 16, 2021

Via: Education Dive

The Clery Act requires colleges that receive federal funding to report certain crimes to the federal government. The Education Department beefed up enforcement of the law over the last several years, fining the University of California, Berkeley, nearly $2.4 million […]


Education, Industries

Ed Dept issues $36B in federal coronavirus relief aid to colleges

May 11, 2021

Via: Education Dive

President Joe Biden signed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan into law in March. It provides about $40 billion in direct aid to colleges and universities. Institutions must use half of that money on emergency grants for students disadvantaged by […]