Feds announce ‘gainful employment’ rule for for-profit schools (AP): The Obama administration announced new regulations today for for-profit colleges and universities that benefit from federal student-aid programs. Under the new rules, schools must show that the annual loan payment of a typical graduate is less than 20 percent of his or her discretionary income or 8 percent of total earnings.
Bloomberg aims to improve college access (NPR): Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg has announced his charitable group is investing at least $10 million over the next two years to help more low-income students access and complete college. His plan focuses on building a network of advisers who can work with high-achieving students through the college application and financial-aid process.
Teacher who tried to stop MPHS shooting issues statement: Megan Silberberger, a teacher credited with verbally confronting Jaylen Fryburg, issued a statement saying she “reacted exactly like all my colleagues would in this type of event.”
- Legally high at a Colorado campus (The New York Times)
- How tech will shape the future of schools (GeekWire)