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2-Year Delay for State Authorization Rule – Inside Higher Ed

U.S. (again) pushes back controversial regulation requiring online programs to gain approval from states in which they operate, this time to 2020. The U.S. Education Department formally announced in today’s Federal Register what it had implied two weeks ago: that it would delay for two more years implementation of its controversial regulations requiring online programs More Info »

Washington News Brief

By Sharon H. Bob, Ph.D., Higher Education Specialist, Powers Pyles Sutter and Verville, PC
following Washington career college news brief is a summary of important higher education news originating from Washington D.C.

Hidden Requirements for Calculating Graduate Employment

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By Bryan M. Westhoff, Shareholder, Polsinelli PC
How do state and federal prosecutors use consent orders to enforce new rules for the way that propriety schools calculate their graduate employment rates? In the absence of any uniform rules for calculating graduate employment rates, many state and federal prosecutors have adopted their own views about which students schools can count as “employed.”

 
 

Hidden Requirements for Calculating Graduate Employment

By Bryan M. Westhoff, Shareholder, Polsinelli PC
How do state and federal prosecutors use consent orders to enforce new rules for the way that propriety schools calculate their graduate employment rates? In the absence of any uniform rules for calculating graduate employment rates, many state and federal prosecutors have adopted their own views about which students schools can count as “employed.”

Knowing Your Responsibility as a Plan Sponsor

Pima Medical Institute and East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT) Create a Collaborative Partnership that Benefits Phoenix Area High School Students

By Jen Spurlin, Corporate Director of Education, Pima Medical Institute
Pima Medical Institute has announced a new partnership with the Health Sciences Division of the East Valley Institute of Technology to provide high school students a clear pathway to higher education.

The Re-Positioning of Student Choice

Career Education: Then and Now

By Steve Gunderson, President & CEO, and Michael Dakduk, Executive VP and Director of Government Relations, Career Education Colleges and Universities
Our sector has an incredible opportunity to influence regulations and legislation that may be here to stay for the coming decade. In March CECU will gather the sector for Hill Day. This is the sector’s opportunity to push Congress toward meaningful HEA reform.

2017 Proprietary Higher Education Review: “It Will Never be ‘The Way We Were’”

What Does the new Revenue Recognition Accounting Standard Mean for Your Institution?

By Jennifer L. DeBor, CPA, Audit Manager, McClintock & Associates, P.C.
The crux of the standard is that the recognition of revenue should represent the amount an entity (institution) is expected to receive for the transfer of its promised goods or services (education) to the customer (student). The standard requires an institution to apply a five-step process to an entity’s contracts with its customers.

90/10 Calculation and Disclosure and Other New Requirements Under Proprietary School Audit Guide