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This alert is designed to help educational institutions understand the new Improving Transparency of Education Opportunities for Veterans Act, which establishes a ban on incentive compensation based on success in securing...more
AB 2133 which is known as the Combat to College Act of 2012, amends Education Code section 66025.8. Existing law directs that the California State University and each community college, and requests that the University of...more
Although these are not the only aspects of student loan policy that will come up in the next legislative session, these issues will drive the discussion regarding student loans. Student loan debt is being reported as the...more
A new CFPB report titled “The Next Front? Student Loan Servicing and the Cost to Our Men and Women in Uniform” focuses on repayment issues faced by servicemembers with private and federal student loans. One of the report’s...more
A final model “financial aid shopping sheet,” the result of a collaborative effort by the CFPB and the Department of Education, has recently been issued by the DOE. The shopping sheet is intended to serve as a uniform...more
The investigation that led to the settlement announced last week among 20 State Attorneys General and QuinStreet, Inc., the owner of a website that markets educational institutions to military servicemembers and their...more
As reported in a recent blog post by Holly Petreaus, Assistant Director of the CFPB’s Office of Servicemembers Affairs, an Executive Order signed last week by President Obama directs the Secretaries of Defense, Veterans...more
Violence and the case for Legitimate elections in Zimbabwe
Social networks have become the new platform for Zimbabweans domiciled in various countries around the world to pool their thoughts, opinions and arguments...more
The Death Penalty, National Security and the Zimbabwe Constitution
The Zimbabwe government through the inclusive government is currently carrying out rigorous outreach programs in Zimbabwe and abroad over the contents of...more
The Post 9/11 GI Bill is the largest investment in veterans’ education since World War II, covering the full cost of an undergraduate education at any public university or college in the country and many private schools for...more
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