A California-based company accused of preying on veterans for their education benefits has agreed to pay $2.5 million to 20 states and turn over its website — GIBill.com — to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
A federal judge struck down a key provision of the Department of Education’s initiative to improve the quality of degrees awarded by for-profit colleges, ruling that the department’s “gainful employment” rules were arbitrary and not based on any evidence.
A measure urging a ban on tobacco on Ohio’s public college campuses will be presented to the state’s higher education board, the board chairman said. Ohio Board of Regents Chairman James Tuschman plans to introduce the resolution at a regents meeting this month, The Plain Dealer newspaper in Cleveland reported.
When Rachel Cho decided at the beginning of her senior year of high school in British Columbia to pursue a collegiate running career in the United States, she hadn’t even heard of Nova Southeastern University in Florida.