Daily News 2/4/19

SECTOR NEWS

Art Institute Of Pittsburgh Is Silent On Closure Plans As Students Wonder About Their Future
https://www.post-gazette.com/business/career-workplace/2019/02/01/Art-Institute-Pittsburgh-closure-plan-students/stories/201902030100

 

CECU and NDP Analytics Release Full Report On Impacts Of Alternative Repayment Rate Policies
https://cecu.informz.net/cecu/data/images/Assessing%20the%20Impact%20of%20Repayment%20Rates%20Final.pdf

 

FINANCIAL AID NEWS

Federal Student Aid Posts CPS Test System User Guide
https://ifap.ed.gov/eannouncements/020119CPSTestSystemUserGuide1920Feb2019.html

 

Federal Student Aid Releases List Of Participating Schools For 2019
https://ifap.ed.gov/eannouncements/020119FedSchoolCodeList1920SchoolFeb19.html

 

 

LEGAL AND REGULATORY NEW

Report Says Most Public And Non-Profits Would Pass 90-10 Rule If Applied To Them
https://www.nasfaa.org/news-item/17368/Report_Almost_All_Nonprofit_Institutions_Would_Pass_the_90_10_Rule

 

More Regulatory Uncertainty And Closures On The Horizon For Some Colleges
https://www.educationdive.com/news/on-for-profits-horizon-more-regulatory-uncertainty-closures/547298/

 

Federal Register Notice; Seeking Public Comment On Workforce Innovation And Opportunity Act (WIOA) Study Of Adult Education
https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2019/02/04/2019-00877/agency-information-collection-activities-comment-request-national-study-of-the-implementation-of

 

 

NATIONAL NEWS

Trump Administration Quickly Reverses Course; Beginning Of Last Week They Name New US Department Of Education Inspector General (IG); End Of Last Week, They Change Their Mind And Revert Back To Previous IG
https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2019/02/04/trump-administration-pulls-new-ig-pick

https://www.nasfaa.org/news-item/17372/Trump_Administration_Reverses_Decision_to_Replace_Department_of_Education_Watchdog

 

Alternatives To Traditional College; Two-Year Vocational Business Schools
https://www.forbes.com/sites/richardvedder/2019/02/01/alternatives-to-traditional-college-two-year-vocational-business-schools-become-a-court-reporter/#61d236cf37d1

 

Consumer Group Started Advocacy Campaign Against Lead Generation Companies And Third-Party Servicers For Colleges
https://protectborrowers.org/the-predatory-underworld-of-companies-that-target-veterans-for-a-buck/

 

The Importance Of “Relationship-First” Education
https://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/education/427788-what-will-it-take-to-place-relationships-at-the-center-of

 

A Roadmap To Rewrite The Higher Education Act
https://www.the74million.org/this-week-in-education-politics-a-roadmap-to-rewrite-the-higher-ed-act-new-ed-department-nominees-predicting-the-houses-ed-labor-priorities-more/

 

 

STATE NEWS

Although Not Anticipated To Go Far In Republican-Controlled Legislature, Pennsylvania Democrats Have Introduced “Free College” Promise Program; Here Is Link To Legislation
https://www.legis.state.pa.us/CFDOCS/Legis/PN/Public/btCheck.cfm?txtType=PDF&sessYr=2019&sessInd=0&billBody=H&billTyp=B&billNbr=0244&pn=0283

 

 

JOBS NEWS

Deep Dive Into January Jobs Report; Despite Partial Government Shutdown Leading To Uptick In Unemployment Rate, US Added An Unpredicted 304,000 New Jobs Last Month, Mostly In Skilled Occupations; If You Are Not Skilled, Don’t Expect Much On Wages
https://www.axios.com/newsletters/axios-future-1b511ad9-8270-44a9-a5ab-13a9e68b2556.html

 

 

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