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UK Reviews Student Deportations

02-05-2016 Hits:117 News Matt - avatar Matt

The UK Parliament’s Home Affairs Select Committee announced in April that there will be an inquiry into the mass deportations of international students who’d taken the Educational Testing Service (ETS)...

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The New York City (NYC) Department of Education plans to double bilingual programmes in the city. In total 38 new bilingual courses, including 29 dual language programmes, will start this September, with nearly $1 million in investment in planning grants for schools, libraries and training for teachers and administrators, the department announced.

Carmen Fariña, NYC school chancellor, says that ‘expanding literacy through bilingual programmes is common sense for New York City.'

The University of Northern New Jersey (UNNJ), founded in 2013, had a distinguished-looking coat of arms featuring an opened book and a scroll with the motto: ‘Humanus, Sceintia, Integritas’. Over 1,000 students had enrolled in UNNJ, whose busy Facebook and Twitter feeds notified students of closures for holidays or during blizzards.

But the whole university was a fake, a sting operation run for over two years by undercover agents of US Homeland Security that led to the arrest and indictment of 21 educational agents, student recruiters or ‘visa brokers’ on visa fraud charges.


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