Monthly Archives: August 2012

Free Courses for Credit?

Saylor Foundation has teamed up with Excelsior College and StraighterLine to offer free and/or inexpensive courses for college credit.

Read More Here: Majoring in Free Content by Paul Fain


Department of Ed Asks for a Reinstatment of Some Gainful Employment Regs

“The Department of Education has asked a federal court to modify part of a decision issued on June 30 that vacated key provisions of the department’s “gainful employment” regulations.”

Read More : Education Department Asks Court to Reinstate Some Reporting REquirements of Gainful Employment By Michael Stratford

Loss of California Grant Eligibility to Many For-Profit Schools

Students attending 137 for-profit schools in California will no longer be eligible for the CAl Grant as the schools do not meet the criteria to qualify to offer the grant.

Read More: 137 For-Profit Colleges Lose Eligibility For California Scholarship Program by The Chronicle of Higher Ed