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Will Higher Education Be ‘Trumped’ by State Lawmakers?

As the impact of the 2016 elections takes shape in statehouses, there are early signs that some policy proposals made by President-elect Donald J. Trump are prompting reactions from governors and state legislators. For those who work on higher-education policy in Washington and in statehouses, the most common reaction to the new administration is uncertainty More Info »

Web Accessibility in Education Must Be a Higher Priority

By Jennifer Flood JD, President and CEO, National Compliance Group
As schools expand into the online space by way of courses, content for classes, and even enrollment, those web properties and related material must be accessible to those with disabilities. This article will discuss the legal background, penalties for non-compliance and what we can do moving forward.

Hard Facts About Soft Skills

Dr. Amanda Opperman, Director of Competency-Based Solutions, Wonderlic, Inc.
Job seekers struggle to get noticed among the thousands of candidates who have the same training and certifications. Learn how data from a recent nationwide survey of employers can equip job seekers, educators, and employers with the data, tools and resources necessary to understand and close the soft skills gap.

 
 

Web Accessibility in Education Must Be a Higher Priority

By Jennifer Flood JD, President and CEO, National Compliance Group
As schools expand into the online space by way of courses, content for classes, and even enrollment, those web properties and related material must be accessible to those with disabilities. This article will discuss the legal background, penalties for non-compliance and what we can do moving forward.

The DOL’s New Overtime Rule: How Schools Need to Prepare

Lead the Conversation: Why you Need to Work With the Media

By Mandy Arnold, President, Gavin Advertising
With negative coverage of the sector dominating the headlines, many career school executives miss out on the chance to reach current and prospective students because they’re apprehensive about working with media. A proactive public relations strategy helps schools control the conversation, while leveraging the valuable, unspoken third-party endorsement of reporters and editors to drive inquiries and enrollment.

Enrollment Growth Strategies for New and Existing Programs

How to Connect With High School Students

By Phil Smith, VP Marketing and Communications and Troy Chaney, Co-Founder, Rally Cap LLC.
Rally Cap LLC collected data over the past 2015-2016 school year from nearly 250,000 high school students nationwide. The results of that data show a significant opportunity for career or specialty education with regard to high school students.

Bouncing Forward: A Study of Career Colleges and their Resilience

Classroom and Teaching Trends – K-12 Teachers are Changing Student Expectations

By Martha Lanaghen, CEO and Founder, The Sparrow Group
Students across the U.S. are coming into their college classrooms with different expectations. Why does this matter to career schools? Our classrooms and instructors need to be prepared for this “new kind of student” if we want to increase engagement, retention and prepare them for the workforce.

Process-Based Curriculum Development