After 800 college closures, AICTE hints at mergers to save dying institutes

After 800 college closures, AICTE hints at mergers to save dying institutes

After its decision to shut down around 800 colleges over lower admission and poor quality, the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) have now decided for merger of colleges and even accepting buyout proposals, according to a media report. The council is on the verge of merging two colleges in the close vicinity and even seeking legal implications of the mergers and buyouts, according to a TOI report. “On receiving news of the closure, the colleges have put forth two suggestions. One is to consider the enrolment data for…

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UPDATE: Central Florida school closures ahead of Hurricane Matthew

UPDATE: Central Florida school closures ahead of Hurricane Matthew

Eyewitness News has been in constant contact with school districts throughout Central Florida on how school officials are preparing for Hurricane Matthew. Here are the latest school closings in each county: VOLUSIA COUNTY: Statement from Volusia County Schools: “All Volusia County schools will be closed Thursday and Friday, October 6 and 7, due to the Hurricane Matthew. Follow Volusia County Schools on Facebook and Twitter for the latest school-related updates.  We will continue normal operations today, Wednesday, October 5, including athletic events and extended day.” Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University will be closing…

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Schools announce closures for Hurricane Matthew

Schools announce closures for Hurricane Matthew

Schools and universities have started announcing campus closures in preparation for Hurricane Matthew, expected to bring heavy rain and wind to Central Florida starting on Thursday. School closures will be posted below when they are announced. Check back for updates. More Weather Headlines Hurricane Matthew path shifts farther west into Fla. Sandbag locations across Central Florida ahead of Hurricane Matthew OUC prepares for Hurricane Matthew Emergency contact information in Central Florida Hurricane Matthew could affect Central Florida blood supply Brevard All four Eastern Florida State College campuses will be closed…

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