education news articles 2021

Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE) Shares Sold by Pacer Advisors Inc.

Pacer Advisors Inc. lowered its stake in shares of Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE – Get Rating) by 25.4% during the third quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investors owned 78,077 shares of the company’s stock after selling 26,651 shares during the quarter. Pacer Advisors Inc.’s holdings in Grand Canyon Education were worth $6,422,000 at the

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Lawsuit against USC education school alleges fraud in US News & World Report data

Former students filed a class action lawsuit alleging USC Rossier School of Education fraudulently advertised and inflated the graduate school’s online education programs. (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times) The University of Southern California’s education school was sued Tuesday by former students who claim that officials violated state law by falsely advertising the graduate program’s

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HCA Healthcare-owned Galen College of Nursing debuts Asheville campus

Health care students flank a practice station at Galen College of Nursing’s new campus in Asheville. ASHEVILLE – After first announcing the move in the spring of 2022, Galen College of Nursing has opened an Asheville location and is positioning itself as a future source of health care worker talent in Western North Carolina. Officials

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State candidates debate housing, education and the environment in Summit County leading up to November election

The Summit County Senior Center is one of three locations in Summit County open on Election Day, Nov. 2, for in-person voting as well as ballot drop off. The first local debate of the election season took place on Wednesday, Oct. 5 at the Summit County Community and Senior Center. Liz Copan/Summit Daily News archives

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3rd lawsuit filed over alleged sexual abuse by Hidden Valley educational assistant in Whitehorse

A third lawsuit has been filed over alleged sexual abuse at the hands of an educational assistant at Hidden Valley Elementary School in Whitehorse. A student and their parents filed a statement of claim to the Yukon Supreme Court last month. The document only recently became publicly available after a judge approved an order to

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Dene teacher education program gets $250K from Saskatchewan government

A teacher education program that trains instructors to deliver education in the Dene language in Saskatchewan’s northern communities got a funding boost from the provincial government. The government is contributing up to $255,000 to the First Nations University of Canada for its Dene teacher education program at educating Saskatchewan students in their first language. The

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Alberta advanced education minister extends deadline for Athabasca University to move staff to town

Alberta’s advanced education minister has extended a deadline for a distance learning university to move more staff to the small town where it is headquartered. Demetrios Nicolaides says he’s granted a brief extension for Athabasca University to comply with his decree to move 500 staff to the town the institution is named for. READ MORE:

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Jason Clare has just put the Australian Research Council on notice. This brings (some) good news for academics

This week Education Minister Jason Clare has kicked off what could be a major reset of university research funding in Australia. He first announced a review of the Australian Research Council (ARC) in July but released the details of how it would work on Tuesday. He also released a strongly worded “letter of expectations” about

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