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DeVos hires staunch critic of federal education regulations

The Trump administration appears to have tapped a longtime critic of the federal government’s role in education policy for a job at the Education Department. Hans Bader, who until last week served as senior attorney at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, a libertarian think tank, will be joining the department’s Office of General Counsel, according to More Info »

 
 

Cybersecurity and Potential Loss of Title IV Eligibility

By Michelle Donovan, Partner and Jessica S. High, Attorney, Duane Morris, LLP
The Department has taken several actions that make it abundantly clear that Title IV schools must adhere to strict federal cybersecurity regulations. It has also explicitly stated that it considers a breach to the security of student records as a demonstration of a potential lack of administrative capability, which can lead to restrictions on a school’s Title IV funding, including a complete loss of Title IV eligibility.

What are the School Responsibilities When Outsourcing With a Third-Party Servicer?

Using Gap Analysis to Improve Student Outcomes

By Christine Sproles, MSN, BSN, RN, Assistant Dean of Nursing and Nursing Instructor, Fortis Institute, Pensacola, Florida
As educators, our number one goal should be student success. Gap analysis is a method to determine whether or not content is being properly taught for student success on course specialty and exit/comprehensive exams and includes methods for improving these outcomes.

Online Delivery: Silver Bullet or Potential Trap? And What Questions any Institution of Higher Education Should be Asking

Snapchat: Social Media App can Help Colleges Connect With Prospective, Current Students

Written from an Interview with Donna Nicholson, Director of Integrated Media and Content Development, and Sofia Anzalone and Marc Dipasquale, Social Media Coordinators, Berkeley College
Snapchat, a photo- and video-messaging app, allows for short-lived, but fun messages with friends. But Berkeley College officials are finding that it is also an important way to reach out to current and prospective students since it is the network for teens and young adults.

The Importance of Reviews for Career Schools

Engaging Students in Their Learning

By Christine Sproles, MSN, BSN, RN, Assistant Dean of Nursing and Nursing Instructor, Fortis Institute
Engaging students in their learning may seem like a daunting task. The purpose of this article is to provide strategies for motivating students to be engaged in their own learning and, at the same time, make the learning enjoyable and improve student outcomes.

Online Delivery: Silver Bullet or Potential Trap? And What Questions any Institution of Higher Education Should be Asking