School accreditation

September 26, 2019 - 3:41 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — In a story Sept. 25 about Liberty University, The Associated Press, relying on information from the school's accreditor, reported erroneously that the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges sent a letter asking for more information about recent news...
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June 07, 2019 - 9:27 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Health officials on Friday said they're still seeking answers from Missouri's only abortion clinic about why some patients were unaware that they remained pregnant after what the agency described as "failed surgical abortions." The state Department of Health and Senior...
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March 20, 2019 - 8:26 am
ATLANTA (AP) — More than 15 years after losing its accreditation because of financial aid fraud, Morris Brown College is trying to regain it. Spokeswoman Gale Gay tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution the historically black college is seeking accreditation from the federally recognized...
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February 22, 2019 - 2:23 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Officials at a historically black private women's college in North Carolina have lost their appeal to have its accreditation restored. News outlets report The Southern Association of Schools Commission on Colleges announced Friday that a panel had rejected Bennett College's...
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February 04, 2019 - 3:55 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A historically black women's college in North Carolina has soared past the fundraising goal it set in hopes of avoiding losing its accreditation. Bennett College President Phyllis Worthy Dawkins announced Monday that the school has raised $8.2 million. She made the...
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FILE - In this May 24, 2017 file photo, Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., center, ranking member on the House Appropriations Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies subcommittee, greets Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Capitol Hill in Washington. House Democrats are preparing to bring Education Secretary Betsy DeVos under the sharpest scrutiny she has seen since taking office. DeVos has emerged as a common target for Democrats as they take charge of House committees that wield oversight powers including the authority to issue subpoenas and call hearings. At least four Democrat-led committees are expected to push DeVos on a range of topics. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
January 22, 2019 - 12:22 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Wielding control of the House and a new set of investigative powers, Democrats are preparing to bring Education Secretary Betsy DeVos under the sharpest scrutiny she has seen since taking office. DeVos has emerged as a common target for Democrats as they take charge of the House...
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President Donald Trump listens as Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos speaks during a roundtable discussion on the Federal Commission on School Safety report, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
December 19, 2018 - 2:31 pm
The Education Department's independent watchdog plans to investigate Secretary Betsy DeVos' decision to reinstate a troubled accrediting agency terminated under the Obama administration. The department's inspector general's office said Wednesday it plans to review the decision at the request of Sen...
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December 11, 2018 - 4:56 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A historically black North Carolina university has emerged from probation placed by its accrediting agency. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges had put St. Augustine's University in Raleigh on...
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December 03, 2018 - 7:30 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Central European University is confirming that it will move its U.S.-accredited degree programs from the Hungarian capital of Budapest to Vienna from Sept. 2019, as Hungary's government is refusing to sign an agreement allowing it to stay. CEU President and Rector Michael...
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FILE - In this June 5, 2018, file photo, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos testifies during hearing on the FY19 budget on Capitol Hill in Washington. A little-known venture capitalist is on the verge of acquiring one of the country’s biggest for-profit colleges, a transaction that would put him in control of a troubled national chain vastly larger than the tiny California school he currently owns.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
October 01, 2018 - 1:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A little-known venture capitalist is on the verge of acquiring one of the biggest for-profit colleges in the country, a transaction that would put him in control of a troubled national chain that's more than 60 times the size of the tiny California school he currently owns. The...
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