militarytimes.com http://archive.militarytimes.com en-us Copyright 2015, militarytimes.com SaxoTech Online Fri, 06 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400 Fri, 06 Mar 2015 16:47:34 -0400 15 For-profit colleges face 'gainful employment' rule http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141031/EDU03/310310047 For-profit colleges that don't produce graduates capable of paying off their student loans could soon face the wrath of the federal government. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:08:00 -0400 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141031/EDU03/310310047 3 colleges to stop asking applicants about felonies http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141028/NEWS/310270061 Three New York State colleges have agreed they will no longer ask applicants if they have ever been arrested or convicted of a felony. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 11:43:00 -0400 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141028/NEWS/310270061 $16 million foreign language grant http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141028/EDU/310280050 College students interested in some of the less-commonly taught languages may want to take a look at the University of Washington, which has received a $16 million grant that will support about 140 language fellowships. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 11:07:00 -0400 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141028/EDU/310280050 Picking a college with data crunchers http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141027/EDU03/310270038 The popularity of social media sites and advancements in the ability to analyze the vast amounts of data we put online are giving high school seniors and others planning for college more tools than ever to help chart their next step. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 12:05:00 -0400 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141027/EDU03/310270038 Report: Private student borrowers can't get repayment help http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141022/EDU/310220067 Millions of Americans still struggle with high-cost private student loans, with many tumbling into default because the companies servicing the loans aren't offering reasonable options for improved terms, a new report says. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:12:00 -0400 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141022/EDU/310220067 Credit requirements loosened for student loan program http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141022/EDU/310220058 The Education Department has loosened credit requirements for a federal student loan program used by parents and graduate students. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:23:00 -0400 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141022/EDU/310220058 Aeronautics school uses new teaching method http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141015/EDU03/310150049 An Oklahoma aeronautics school is changing how its air-maintenance students learn after seeing the success of a new teaching method in its aviation flight program. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 09:54:00 -0400 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141015/EDU03/310150049 Illinois universities compete for students http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141015/EDU03/310150047 As public university enrollment declines or remains flat, Illinois schools are competing to recruit students from across the country and around the world. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 09:46:00 -0400 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141015/EDU03/310150047 Military's war colleges take steep budget hits http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141014/EDU/310140041 As the Defense Department grapples with cutbacks across its broad budget, one of the military's premiere war colleges is feeling the pinch, with a funding drop of 29 percent in the past few years. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:05:00 -0400 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141014/EDU/310140041 Best for Vets: Career & Technical Colleges 2015 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141013/BFV/310130040 Military jobs and training can provide service members with in-depth technical expertise - but how to convert that knowledge into success in the civilian world isn't always obvious. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 20:42:00 -0400 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141013/BFV/310130040 New program helps families of fallen access education benefits http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141002/BENEFITS04/310130022 Even with hundreds of millions of dollars in scholarship money and education benefits available for spouses and children of fallen service members, many of those families struggle to pay for college because they don't know the benefits exist, or have trou Thu, 02 Oct 2014 08:51:00 -0400 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20141002/BENEFITS04/310130022 Colleges adapt to post-9/11 vets' needs http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140929/EDU/309290026 Bryan Box, a 28-year-old student veteran, carries a large thermos with 'SAB9491T' scribbled on its side. The inscription is Box's battle roster, which he described as a digital 'dog tag' used by the Army to identify soldiers. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 10:03:00 -0400 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140929/EDU/309290026 U.S. awards $450M to link job training, employers http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140929/EDU/309290025 The Obama administration is awarding nearly a half-billion dollars to community colleges that are partnering with employers on job training. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:38:00 -0400 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140929/EDU/309290025 Congress' little-known power to shape military, help constituents http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140925/EDU03/309250070 Each year, members of Congress exercise a little-known power to help constituents obtain a nomination to one of the country's four elite service academies, which prepare future officers for the Army, Navy, Air Force and Merchant Marine. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14:25:00 -0400 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140925/EDU03/309250070 Center helps student veterans with college plans http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140925/EDU02/309250062 A University of Florida program is helping military veterans succeed in college. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:31:00 -0400 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140925/EDU02/309250062 Universities forge ahead with 3-D printing programs http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140924/EDU03/309240069 When students propose, design and create projects at Florida Polytechnic University, they will have a state-of-the-art, 3-D printing lab available to help them along. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 11:29:00 -0400 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140924/EDU03/309240069 Student loan default rates decline http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140924/EDU/309240066 The Education Department on Wednesday reported a drop in the percentage of people who are defaulting on repaying student loans in the first years after they are due. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 15:00:00 -0400 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140924/EDU/309240066 Tuition discount offered to lure adults back to college http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140922/EDU02/309220035 When you're 30, the first day of school can feel a lot like every other day. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:58:00 -0400 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140922/EDU02/309220035 ACT experiments with electronic exams http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140922/EDU/309220042 Nearly 4,000 students took the ACT test on a computer this past spring, marking the first time that a national college entrance exam was administered without a pencil and paper. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:26:00 -0400 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140922/EDU/309220042 Universities form group to improve low-income students' graduation rates http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140919/NEWS/309190076 Michigan State University has been graduating more low-income students since starting a program three years ago to bring advisers, tutors, health care and other services into clusters of residence halls to integrate the 'living and learning' experience. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:13:00 -0400 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140919/NEWS/309190076 Aging Americans burdened by student debt http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140919/NEWS/309190075 Rosemary Anderson could be 81 by the time she pays off her student loans. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:06:00 -0400 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140919/NEWS/309190075 Consumer agency sues Corinthian Colleges for predatory lending http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140916/EDU03/309160064 Corinthian Colleges is being sued by the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for what it calls a 'predatory lending scheme.' Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:02:00 -0400 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140916/EDU03/309160064 Dispute arises from apparent misunderstanding on vet education comments http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140910/EDU/309100062 Two veterans service organizations expressed outrage over comments made by an official from an organization that represents public universities in early September - but the dispute appears largely to be the result of a misunderstanding. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 17:13:00 -0400 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140910/EDU/309100062 Ohio college becoming leader in drone technology http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140905/EDU/309050047 Officials with an Ohio community college say it has taken another step toward positioning itself as a national leader in drone technology research. Fri, 05 Sep 2014 14:05:00 -0400 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140905/EDU/309050047 Apply to college with video instead of SAT score http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140905/EDU/309050044 A Baltimore-area college is the first in the country to unveil an application option that allows students to submit videos as part of their admissions applications. Fri, 05 Sep 2014 13:29:00 -0400 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140905/EDU/309050044 California lawmakers vote to protect in-state tuition for veterans http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140830/BENEFITS04/308300047 California lawmakers have approved legislation to offer in-state college tuition for veterans who were stationed in California immediately before being discharged. Wed, 03 Sep 2014 15:30:00 -0400 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140830/BENEFITS04/308300047 Mission Family: Free online resources for school year http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140829/BENEFITS07/308290077 While you're getting back into school routines for your children, and perhaps even for yourself, consider some of the free resources the Defense Department provides that can help you with research - and even free tutoring and homework help. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:33:00 -0400 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140829/BENEFITS07/308290077 Upward Bound continues to prepare vets for college http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140826/EDU04/308260064 A program aimed at helping veterans hone their skills through education to prepare them for careers is seeing booming registration at Western Kentucky University. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:33:00 -0400 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140826/EDU04/308260064 Underwater robotic research inspires students http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140826/EDU03/308260063 In the cold waters off Antarctica, a solitary, yellow glider named the 'Blue Hen' keeps track of the penguins that graduate student Megan Cimino monitors from a lab in Lewes. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:50:00 -0400 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140826/EDU03/308260063 First-generation college students eager, hopeful http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140826/EDU03/308260062 In the weeks leading up to her first day of college, Lauren Serrano had the typical jitters. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:04:00 -0400 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140826/EDU03/308260062 Commentary: Tech, vocational schools serve vital need http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140820/EDU/308200044 By early 2015, tens of thousands of troops will have returned stateside after more than a decade of military engagement in Iraq and Afghanistan. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:55:00 -0400 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140820/EDU/308200044 'Not recommended' list of schools draws criticism http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140818/NEWS/308180032 For years, public officials and organizations have warned veterans not to waste their education benefits at bad schools. But those warnings have almost always neglected to detail which schools are 'bad.' Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:00:00 -0400 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140818/NEWS/308180032 Law seeks to expand in-state tuition for all http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140811/NEWS/308110029 A bill signed into law by President Obama on Aug. 7, dedicated primarily to overhauling veterans' health care, also includes a major victory for education advocates. Mon, 11 Aug 2014 12:46:00 -0400 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140811/NEWS/308110029 Education Department to ease student loan rules http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140808/EDU/308080061 The Education Department said Thursday it will try to make it easier for students and parents with troubled credit histories to get college loans. Fri, 08 Aug 2014 10:48:00 -0400 http://archive.militarytimes.com/article/20140808/EDU/308080061