These students borrowed $35K plus for an unaccredited program that closed. Years later, their debts remain

The Philadelphia-area women are among hundreds of thousands of Americans who attended for-profit schools that closed or agreed to settle government investigations for high-pressure sales tactics, unaccredited programs, poor instruction, and forcing students to take courses they didn’t need.

Radnor, Newtown residents oppose ‘Taj Mahal’ athletic field in their backyards

If developers and a private school get their way, green space in Newtown Square will soon look entirely different, with lights, turf, and more parking spaces. "It's going to change the character of the neighborhood," residents say.

Radnor, Newtown residents oppose ‘Taj Mahal’ athletic field in their backyards

If developers and a private school get their way, green space in Newtown Square will soon look entirely different, with lights, turf, and more parking spaces. "It's going to change the character of the neighborhood," residents say.

Temple University holding first ‘open negotiations’ with faculty: ‘This was us watching the sausage being made'

Faculty contract negotiations at Temple University have gone on largely behind closed doors, with teams for both sides exchanging proposals over many sessions. All that changed Thursday when the union decided to open up the room to any member that wanted to come.Twenty-one did.

Temple University holding first ‘open negotiations’ with faculty: ‘This was us watching the sausage being made'

Faculty contract negotiations at Temple University have gone on largely behind closed doors, with teams for both sides exchanging proposals over many sessions. All that changed Thursday when the union decided to open up the room to any member that wanted to come.Twenty-one did.

Latest trends in MBA degrees: Shorter duration, more specialized and you can get one at Vanguard

Business schools have sought to attract more students by offering more online and part-time MBAs, and specialized degrees such as a masters in business analytics. Drexel runs an entire program for Vanguard employees. Time management is the biggest issue for students.

Latest trends in MBA degrees: Shorter duration, more specialized and you can get one at Vanguard

Business schools have sought to attract more students by offering more online and part-time MBAs, and specialized degrees such as a masters in business analytics. Drexel runs an entire program for Vanguard employees. Time management is the biggest issue for students.
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Katrina McCombs appointed new Camden schools chief amid fiscal troubles

Katrina McCombs was appointed the new school superintendent in Camden on Wednesday.

As Rutgers faculty reach contract accord, Temple faculty begin negotiations

“For the first time in our almost 50-year history, our union has made it possible for women and faculty of color to obtain pay equity,” the Rutgers AAUP-AFT faculty union said in an email to its members. “In short, we won provisions for equal pay for equal work."

Global portal puts Philly students in the same room with people from distant and troubled lands

“It’s cool. It’s like Skype but not Skype,” said Isabelle Jolinger, a senior at AIM Academy. “I’ve done stuff where I’ve traveled to places — but the portal connects you to places I wouldn’t go.”

Amid abuse probe, Glen Mills Schools appeals license revocation by state DHS

Leaders at the oldest U.S. reform school deny abusing children and argue that too many inspectors have toured the Delaware County campus for a cover-up to have taken place.

Former Delaware State U. official pleads guilty to taking bribes

Crystal Martin, former associate registrar at the historically black institution in Dover, De., entered the plea in federal court in Wilmington, according to a news release from Delaware U.S. Attorney David C. Weiss. Her sentencing is scheduled for July 1; she faces a maximum of 10 years in prison.

Former Delaware State official pleads guilty to accepting bribes for in-state tuition

Crystal Martin faces up to 10 years in prison for accepting $70,000 in bribes over four years.

Rutgers faculty union announces a tentative deal with university on labor pact

The university and faculty have been negotiating for about a year.

Camden activists on a mission to Trenton to seek more funding for city’s schools

Camden activists begin a three-day march to Trenton to demand equitable funding for city's traditional public schools to prevent closings and layoffs. Acting Superintendent Katrina McCombs said the district has a $27 million budget shortfall.

UArts students protest professor Camille Paglia for comments on transgender people, sexual assault survivors

In an email to the university community, the school president affirmed his commitment to free speech and academic freedom.

Morehouse College to take transgender students

The country's only all-male historically black college will begin admitting transgender men next year.

Test-taker pleads guilty in college admissions bribery scam

A former Florida prep school administrator has pleaded guilty to rigging students' entrance exam scores in a nationwide college admissions cheating scheme.

CCP faculty and staff ratify six-year contract

The agreement grants workers raises ranging from 3 to 5 percent in each of years three through six of the six-year pact, said John Braxton, co-president of the 1,200-member union.The agreement also struck compromises on health insurance options and contributions and an increase in workload .

Penn State frat suspended after student seriously hurt

A fraternity at Penn State University has been placed on interim suspension over a student's serious injury and alleged misuse of alcohol

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Trump’s legal team breathes a sigh, takes a victory lap

After Mueller report, Democrats divided over end game — investigate Trump or impeach

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Explosions kill at least 190 in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday

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