Win The Admission Game Rick Singer’s Celebrity Clients Lost

Rick Singer roams free while the warped system he exploited has worsened during the pandemic. The country’s most sought-after college admissions fixer pled guilty to crimes so unprecedented he incited a “national fear” that the system is rigged to favor the rich. Though he faced 65 years in prison and…

University arts courses still popular despite 113 per cent fee hike

“Any potential changes could be related to a number of factors and we’d need to examine student enrolment choices over a much longer period (at least two to three years) to be able to begin to establish a trend,” a spokeswoman said. Loading University of NSW deputy vice-chancellor Merlin Crossley…

Secretary Of Education Cannot Forgive All Federal Student Loans

Reed D. Rubinstein, Principal Deputy General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Education, issued an 8-page legal opinion on January 12, 2021 that finds that “the Secretary does not have statutory authority to provide blanket or mass cancellation, compromise, discharge, or forgiveness of student loan principal balances, and/or materially modify…

Comparing the Current New York City School Shutdown To 1968

NEW YORK, UNITED STATES – 2020/08/03: A protester holds a placard that says No return until zero … [+] cases during the demonstration. Black Lives Matter, UFT United federation of teachers (union), the Democratic Socialists of America, and other groups gathered on the National Day of Resistance to protest against…

Universities Should Refund Fees If Teaching Has Fallen Short, Says Watchdog

Students protesting at having to pay full tuition fees despite disruption to teaching due to the … [+] coronavirus pandemic (Photo by Jane Barlow/PA Images via Getty Images) PA Images via Getty Images Universities should offer students refunds on fees if their teaching has fallen short as a result of…

What Is Budget Reconciliation Anyway?

If you asked me in 2005 to define budget reconciliation, I may have assumed you were talking to me about reconciling my personal budget. The truth is: budget reconciliation is essentially “reconciling” the federal budget. Sit back Gen Z (and perhaps a few Millennials): the rest of us remember the…

Government to allow 1000 overseas students into New Zealand

Education providers have been lobbying the Government to reopen the border to foreign students. Photo / 123rf By RNZ The Government will allow 1000 foreign students to enter the country from April as part of the recovery plan for international education, it has been announced. Education Minister Chris Hipkins said…