School accreditation - the best personalized free web-based Email en en School accreditation Education startups challenge traditional path to a career WASHINGTON (AP) — Connor Mitchell's university classes take place online, he doesn't have any exams and he studies in a different country every year. Is he looking into the future or taking a gamble? With college costs rising steadily and with more courses available online for free, some observers are beginning to question the need for a traditional college education that ma... Mon, 01 May 2017 07:29:00 GMT 2017-05-01T07:29:00Z Missouri military academy dating to 1880 will close KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri military academy and college that dates to 1880 and includes federal lawmakers, business titans and a famous zoologist among its alumni will fold at the end of next month, given waning enrollment, rising costs and an aging campus. Wentworth Military Academy and College's two top administrators announced the closure in le... Sat, 08 Apr 2017 19:28:00 GMT 2017-04-08T19:28:00Z Principal resigns after students investigate her credentials PITTSBURG, Kan. (AP) — An incoming high school principal has resigned in Kansas after student reporters investigated and raised questions about her credentials. The Pittsburg School Board accepted Amy Robertson's resignation on Tuesday, saying she felt the decision was "in the best interest of the district ... in light of the issues that arose." ... Thu, 06 Apr 2017 01:52:00 GMT 2017-04-06T01:52:00Z Rookie docs can work longer, 24-hour shifts under new rules CHICAGO (AP) — Rookie doctors can work up to 24 hours straight under new work limits taking effect this summer — a move supporters say will enhance training and foes maintain will do just the opposite. A Chicago-based group that establishes work standards for U.S. medical school graduates has voted to eliminate a 16-hour cap for first-year residents. The ... Fri, 10 Mar 2017 15:19:00 GMT 2017-03-10T15:19:00Z US still cutting ties with for-profit college accreditor WASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary John B. King Jr. has upheld his department's decision to cut ties with the nation's largest accreditor of for-profit colleges. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools was appealing a previous decision to revoke its oversight of hundreds of for-profit colleges. The U.S. Department of Education made that decision in Se... Mon, 12 Dec 2016 21:50:00 GMT 2016-12-12T21:50:00Z Fast-acting Ohio State officer praised for killing attacker COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Officials on Monday praised an Ohio State University police officer who shot and killed a man a minute after he drove his car into a crowd and then stabbed multiple people. Officer Alan Horujko, who started on the university police force in January 2015, was responding to reports of a nearby gas leak when the car jumped a curb on campus at 9:52 a.m. ... Tue, 29 Nov 2016 02:54:00 GMT 2016-11-29T02:54:00Z