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department of education logo, screenshot Last Thursday, we wrote about the Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights disclosure that 55 schools were under investigation for possible Title IX violations. The specific focus of thse violations was possible college mishandling and/or misreporting of sexual assaults. Now, however, the Department of Education has confirmed to Huffington Post that 32 additional Title IX investigations are underway.
Humor – College Financial Aid Award Letters
The eleventh comic in the College Parents of America Humor series is now available on collegeparents.org. This comic, made in a collaborative act between College Parents of America and Hector Curriel, represents what parents and students are doing in this last key month of college admissions.
Yet another call for college debit card transparency, this time from the Department of Education
image by flickr user lendingmemo (cc license) Over the past four months, debit cards on college campuses have faced heightened scrutiny. Much of this scrutiny has come from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the Government Accountability Office (GAO). Today, the Department of Education's Office of Inspector General has published a report that is sure to garner attention, both on Capitol Hill and on college campuses nationwide.
Examining the Merit of Merit Aid
On its surface, merit aid for college is an appealing concept to most parents, especially those who are Moms and Dads of high-achieving students.But questions and objections start to arise with attempts at implementation of merit aid, as colleges try to ensure that available money fairly gets into the hands of students who most deserve it.