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TOEIC scandal: victim settlement scheme rejected

The PIE News

In 2014, the Home Office revoked more than 35,000 student visas after a BBC panorama investigation revealed “fake sitters” were being used in two test centres delivering the ETS exam required for visa renewals. There was significant cheating, no doubt about it, but the claim of 97% is ridiculous.

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Undergraduate institutions of doctoral recipients

Higher Ed Data Stories

For some, it could be 2014; for others, 2000. One answer to that question you're wondering about: No, I cannot normalize this to show the percentage of graduates of any institution who go on to get a doctorate, because I'd have to guess about when the people in 2018, for instance, graduated from college. Let me know what you find.

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‘97% seemed absurd’: Labour’s Stephen Timms on the English test scandal that wrecked lives

The Guardian - Higher Education

A dossier of evidence revealed that 97% of all international students who took a Home Office-approved English language test between 2011 and 2014 were suspected of cheating. Continue reading.

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Affirmation, and Financial Boost, for University of the People

Inside Higher Ed

From its founding in 2009 through its initial accreditation in 2014 to its growing visibility as a provider of higher education to million Yidan Prize awarded to the founder of the free, online university will fund AI tools to help advisers assist students and a new general studies program.

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Baylor Alumna Awarded $270,000 for University’s Negligence

Inside Higher Ed

A jury awarded a Baylor University alumna $270,000 in a federal civil lawsuit alleging that the institution’s negligence put her at risk of assault and that employees didn’t respond appropriately to her 2014 reports that a football player had physically assaulted her three times,

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One in six at English unis studying overseas

The PIE News

In its latest insight brief, OfS said that in 2021/22, 455,000 students were studying at overseas campuses, doing distance learning or learning with partner organisations, up significantly from 2014/15, and over 40,000 more than 2020/21. However, it isn’t just China and Sri Lanka with growing TNE populations.

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2023 Pennsylvania Private College Top & Bottom Viability Comps

College Viability

Here is the link to the 6 minute YouTube comparison of Top and Bottom performing colleges in Pennsylvania (2014-2021) 2021 is the last reported data to the National Center for Education Statistics.

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