en-us Copyright 2015, SaxoTech Online Sat, 25 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0400 Sat, 25 Apr 2015 06:47:53 -0400 15 For-profit colleges face 'gainful employment' rule 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 3 colleges to stop asking applicants about felonies 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 $16 million foreign language grant 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 Picking a college with data crunchers 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 Report: Private student borrowers can't get repayment help 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 Credit requirements loosened for student loan program 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 Aeronautics school uses new teaching method 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 Illinois universities compete for students 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 Military's war colleges take steep budget hits 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 Best for Vets: Career & Technical Colleges 2015 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 New program helps families of fallen access education benefits 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 Colleges adapt to post-9/11 vets' needs 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 U.S. awards $450M to link job training, employers 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