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The Closing of the Republican Mind on For-Profit Colleges

In working to loosen proprietary-college regulation, contemporary politicians break decades of GOP precedent. In Congress, on the presidential campaign trail, and in the editorial pages of The Wall Street Journal, Republicans have been unified in the belief that the Obama administration badly overreached in its attempts to regulate for-profit career colleges that leave graduates unable More Info »

Washington News Brief

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

Cost of Attendance and the Student Debt Crisis: A Case for Policy Reform

By Marc M. Jerome, President, Monroe College
Thousands of students across the country take on unnecessary student loan debt as a result of cost of attendance and other financial aid policies. There is more the Department should do to partner with colleges in reducing student debt.

 
 

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