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Education Hearings the Week of January 30, 2017 in Congress

A vote on the nomination of Betsy DeVos to serve as Secretary of Education of the U.S. Department of Education is set for executive session of the Senate Committee on Health Education Labor and Pensions on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at 10:00 AM, Room 430 Dirksen Senate Office Building. The Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, … Continue Reading

Senate Bill Presents New Option for Accreditation of Higher Education Institutions, Programs, and Individual Courses

Last week (January 9, 2014), Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) introduced the Higher Education Reform and Opportunity Act, S. 1904, which would allow states to develop their own systems of accreditation of colleges and universities, programs, and individual higher education courses.  Lee’s press release states the legislation would not replace the current accreditation system, but simply … Continue Reading