The Education Department has a powerful complaint resolution path that is kept largely out of sight. In the deluge of complaints about a troubled program that pays off student loans for people who work in public service, one stands out for its frequency: Thousands of people say they were misled by loan servicers working on… Read More The Student Loan Appeal Process the Government Doesn’t Tell You About
An X-ray for knee pain. A CT scan for a head injury. Mammograms every other year, starting at age 50. Over a typical lifetime of radiation exposure from medical tests, a person can start to wonder: How much is too much? There’s no formula for answering that, experts say, in part because the health effects… Read More Mammograms, CT scans, X-rays: Assessing the risk of all that radiation
WASHINGTON — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos formally moved Friday to scrap a regulation that would have forced for-profit colleges to prove that the students they enroll are able to attain decent-paying jobs, the most drastic in a series of policy shifts that will free the scandal-scarred, for-profit sector from safeguards put in effect during the… Read More DeVos Ends Obama-Era Safeguards Aimed at Abuses by For-Profit Colleges
The stereotypes about Africa/Africans are too many to list here. They’re mostly negative, myopic depictions that focus on war, famine, abject poverty, disease, and corruption. In other oversimplifications, Africans are written up as model immigrants, overachieving geniuses, or displaced chiefs moonlighting as gas station attendants. Outside of these caricatures, many Africans are going to work… Read More AFRICA BY THE AFRICANS: Young Tastemakers Aim to Challenge Stereotypes
Universities across the nation have offered courses on hip-hop culture for several years, but the University of Arizona has decided to take its program further, adding the subject as as a concentrationin its Africana Studies minor program. The decision, announced in December, is part of a trend to give serious academic study to the subject. And the new curriculum is… Read More Gangsta’s paradise? U. of Arizona offers minor focusing on hip-hop
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