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Article: New Level of Overreach: Government Report Recommends Schools Conduct “Home Visits”

The theme of government overreach is a familiar one, but not one that the average person really thinks about when it comes to education.

The levels of intrusion and overreach being exhibited by the US Dept. of Education have been increasing ever since it’s inception. However, that overreach has accelerated at an alarming rate in the last seven years.

Extensive data collection, expansion of big brother style programs, monitoring and tracking of student behaviors and the use of lawsuits to force compliance of social justice issues under the guise of Title IX are just a few of the ways the U.S. Dept. of Education has usurped authority and dictated outcomes for the states.

An article written by Kim Fink of Coastal Carolina Taxpayers Association on these very issues caught my eye recently.

I’ve been given permission to repost the whole thing here on the blog. See below.

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Heartland Article: CFPB Expands Into College Education Accreditation

The article, CFPB Expands Into College Education Accreditation, originally appeared at Heartland Fiscal Times on December 6th.

Excerpt:

Federal banking regulators are expanding the power of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), demanding records and testimony from higher-education accreditation agencies as part of an investigation into possible “unlawful acts and practices in connection with accrediting for-profit colleges.”

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