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Maine students at for-profit colleges carry heavier debt load, report finds

The state has 11 of the schools, and a hearing is scheduled for Monday on a bill requiring annual reviews of them by the State Board of Education. A new report finds students at for-profit colleges in Maine carry much heavier debt loads than those at public and private nonprofit colleges in the state. The More Info »

The Path to Success in Certification and Licensure

By LeeAnn Rohmann, President, Legacy Education and Lori Sypher, Vice President of Sales, Private Sector Education, Elsevier Education
When a school is struggling with certification and licensure outcomes, it is necessary to understand the cause in order to determine the best solution. Schools that adopt a personalized learning program are more likely to see improvement in their certification and licensure rates.

 
 

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.

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

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