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While the civil lawsuit is one of many raising similar charges against the expanding for-profit college industry, the case is the first in which the government intervened to back whistle-blowers’ claims that a company consistently violated federal law by paying recruiters based on how many students it enrolled.
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John Glen Sperling (born 1921) is an American businessman who is credited with leading the contemporary for-profit education movement in the United States.
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Chile's only university owned by the global arm of US for-profit education giant Apollo Group has had its accreditation withdrawn. On 18 July, following an unsuccessful appeal, Chile's National Education Council confirmed a decision by the National Accreditation Commission to stop accrediting the University for Arts, Sciences and Communication (UNIACC). The university's students will no longer be eligible for the Chilean government's state-backed student loan system, which allows borrowing at below-market interest rates. In its decision, the council said the university's goals and planning lacked clarity, and it criticised internal quality assurance mechanisms. It also expressed uncertainty over the institution's long-term sustainability and concern that its large projections of growth in e-learning would not guarantee adequate levels of quality.
The Philanthropic Solutions group at Bank of America’s U.S. Trust delivers expertise and a comprehensive suite of investment and management services to help individuals and institutions build and sustain their charitable missions.
Three of Washington's most prominent education advocacy groups share more than a desire to change the state's public-school landscape.
As co-chair of Wisconsin’s powerful legislative Joint Finance Committee, Alberta Darling was charged by Governor Scott Walker with cobbling together the most anti–public education budget in Wisconsin history. And Darling delivered, with a plan to slash $800 million in funding for public schools across Wisconsin while at the same time scheming to shift tens of millions from the state treasury into the accounts of private schools.
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28 September 2011 Last updated at 12:05 ET By Sean Coughlan BBC News education correspondent The Open University has been applying its distance-learning experience to global projects
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Honoured to receive a last minute invitation to join Bill Gates for his Davos CEO breakfast tomorrow morning.
President George W. Bush and Secretary of State Colin Powell hold a press conference about America's Promise
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