BloomTech students sue the for-profit California coding bootcamp — again

Dive Brief: Four students at the California-based coding bootcamp the Bloom Institute of Technology, or BloomTech, sued the school this week, alleging it misrepresented its job placement rates. Other students have sued BloomTech before over similar allegations. However, this is the first time students have sought a class-action lawsuit against the institute, which was formerly […]

Iowa’s 3 public universities ordered to pause new DEI programs

Dive Brief: Iowa’s three public universities will pause implementation of new diversity, equity and inclusion programs at the behest of the state’s regent board, it announced this week. Over the next few months, the governing board will study all DEI efforts at the University of Iowa, Iowa State University and the University of Northern Iowa, […]

Missouri for-profit cosmetology college closes

Listen to the article 3 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. Dive Brief: A small, for-profit cosmetology college in Missouri closed this week after more than 40 years in business.  The Missouri College of Cosmetology North shut down permanently Monday, according to a message on the institution’s voicemail. […]

Nonprofit launches ‘high-opportunity’ job platform for nondegree workers

Listen to the article 2 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. Workers without four-year degrees are increasingly getting a shot at better job opportunities. The nonprofit SkillUp Coalition announced the launch of a career platform for non-degree talent March 7, aiming to connect workers with training and “high-opportunity […]