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Make the Department of Education Fair Again: An Open Letter to our Next Secretary of Education

The views, opinions or positions expressed by the author and those providing comments are theirs alone, and do not necessarily reflect the views, opinions or positions of Career Education Review. By Glenn Bogart, J.D. Dear Secretary-Designate DeVos: I’m writing on behalf of the for-profit college sector. This is what they would say to you if More Info »

Postsecondary Schools Subject to New Gainful Employment Disclosure Obligations as of July 1, 2019 – Duane Morris

Northwestern College Conducts Fall 2016 Pinning Ceremony for Nursing Graduates!

Northwestern College’s Violet L. Schumacher School of Nursing held its fall pinning ceremony on December 10 to celebrate the College’s summer and fall 2016 Nursing graduates! Participation in the traditional pinning ceremony signifies the student’s formal induction into the Nursing profession. The pinning ceremony was hosted in the auditorium of Northwestern College’s Bridgeview Campus, which More Info »

Postsecondary Schools Subject to New Gainful Employment Disclosure Obligations as of July 1, 2019 – Duane Morris

What Former Employees Say ITT Tech Did To Scam Its Students

When he first moved to Miami, Waltter Teruel says, working as a recruiter for ITT Technical Institute was a welcome change from his life in New York where he had been selling antiques and life insurance. As a recruiter, Teruel says, ITT Tech took care of the pitch to potential students for you. Recruiters used More Info »

Postsecondary Schools Subject to New Gainful Employment Disclosure Obligations as of July 1, 2019 – Duane Morris

2016 Proprietary Higher Education Review: “Have you Tried Rebooting?”

By Tony Guida, Partner, Education Group of Duane Morris LLP
The 2016 presidential election was the equivalent of a “reboot” of the political landscape and creates an opportunity for a more predictable and prosperous future for the proprietary education sector. While rebooting works surprisingly well to fix problems for technology, the when, the how, and maybe even the why of the fixes for the sector will not be known until well into 2017.

Musings of an Educational Entrepreneur

Court Rules Students Training in Clinics are Not Employees Under the FLSA

By Bill Ojile, Partner, Armstrong Teasdale, LLP
In a decision relevant for any school that provides services to the public as a means to provide training for its students, the United States District Court for the District of Colorado recently ruled that such students are not employees for purposes of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

The Resurrection of the Obama-Era Borrower Defense to Repayment Rule

Tate: Critics of Accreditation Don’t Understand the Process

Interview with Florence Tate, Executive Director, Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)
This year we saw an increased focus on accreditation by NACIQI and the Department of Education. In our interview with ABHES Executive Director Florence Tate, we discuss ABHES receiving recognition, the NACIQI meeting, new applications for accreditation and much more.

Edwards: ACICS Continues to Operate as a Fully Functioning Accrediting Agency

ED Issued its Final Rule on Borrower Defense to Repayment, and Then…

By Katherine Lee Carey, Special Counsel, Cooley LLP
The final rule on Borrower Defense to Repayment was published on Nov. 1, and then … there was the election. Although we can’t be sure what the election will mean for the rule, schools should be prepared for a July 1, 2017 effective date.

The Resurrection of the Obama-Era Borrower Defense to Repayment Rule

Leaders Assemble at CECU Annual CEO Summit to Discuss the Future of Career Education

By Stephen B. and Jan V. Friedheim, Strategic Coaches, Education Systems & Solutions, LLC
Approximately 65 CEOs from career education institutions around the country convened with association leaders and well-known political figures. Discussions focused on the results of the recent national election and what it means for the future of the sector. All participants seemed to agree that 2017 represented an opportunity to reset the agenda, to reintroduce ourselves.

Bellus Academy President Changing Students’ Lives and Perceptions of Career Education

Gunderson’s Personal Thoughts Regarding Globe

These are the personal thoughts from Steve Gunderson, they do not reflect the views of CECU since the association’s policy is to not comment on member schools if/when they have problems with the Department: “The Department’s actions against Globe University yesterday should send a pang of fear up the spine of every school in our More Info »

Postsecondary Schools Subject to New Gainful Employment Disclosure Obligations as of July 1, 2019 – Duane Morris