Government has discharged $558 million in loans from students who alleged fraud at Corinthian The U.S. Department of Education said Friday that it has approved claims to erase more than $655 million in debt from people who said they were defrauded or left in the lurch by now-closed Corinthian Colleges and ITT Technical Institutes. The More Info »
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.
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.
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.