Afghan Women Can Study in Gender-Segregated University Classrooms, Taliban Says

The Taliban announced that women in Afghanistan will only be allowed to study in universities if the classrooms are gender-segregated. “We will not allow boys and girls to study together. We will not allow co-education,” Taliban’s Higher Education Minister Abdul …

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Retail Company Target to Offer Debt-Free Education to Over 340,000 Employees

Retail company Target is launching a new debt-free education assistance program for over 340,000 of its full-time and part-time employees in the United States. Target announced on Aug. 4 that it will pay the cost of tuition fees and textbooks …

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U.S. Department of Education Cancels $500 Million of Student Debt for Defrauded Borrowers

The US Department of Education announced on June 16 that it approved the cancellation of about $500 million worth of federal student loans for 18,000 borrowers who attended the non defunct for-profit ITT Technical Institute. ITT Technical Institute, which closed …

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Community College Market Expected to Grow Nearly $20 Billion by 2025

An A.I. marketing site called ReportLinker predicts an $18 billion increase in the community college market during 2021-2025 in a holistic market analysis published Thursday. The report identified the rise in online classes as the driving force behind community college …

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National Association of Landscape Professionals Foundation Awards Four $1,000 Scholarships to Penn College Students

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) Foundation awarded four $1,000 scholarships to Pennsylvania College of Technology students during the NALP’s 45th annual National Collegiate Landscape Competition in March. The virtual event announced Nick Bianchi, Erick Kennedy, Joanne Kim and …

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Becker College Closes its Doors Due to Pandemic Financial Losses

Becker College, a private liberal arts college of around 1,800 undergraduate students, is officially closing in August due to a financial strain caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Massachusetts-based college has already set up “academic pathways” to allow displaced students …

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Half of All Ethnic Minority Students Harassed at Glasgow University, Report Finds

Half of Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) students at the University of Glasgow have faced harassment more than twice since they started their studies in the campus, the university’s own report showed. Prompted by the Equality and Human Right’s …

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