August 28, 2015

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New guidance from Dept. of ED on Gainful Employment

additional elements of the Gainful Employment Rules (“GE”) have become effective, the Department of Education (“ED”) has provided additional formal and informal guidance regarding its expectations for reporting, certification, and disclosures. Reporting: new requirements and compliance timeline On August 10, 2015, notably 10 days after the deadline for reporting the first set of student data for […]

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Last Chance for Leadscon NY Discount!

Subject: Facebook Announces Their Presence At LeadsCon NY– Discount Savings Expire Friday! More Content, More Networking, More Business Opportunities & More Reasons Why You Can’t Afford To Miss Out! These are the final hours to SAVE YOURSELF HUNDREDS and take advantage of the $795 Discount Rate for LeadsCon New York (August 24-26, The New York […]

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Senate Dems Introduce a Free Community College Legislation

House and Senate Dems Introduce a Free Community College Legislation Last week, House Education and the Workforce Committee Ranking Member Bobby Scott (D-VA) and Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) introduced the America’s College Promise Act in both chambers, which models President Obama’s proposal for state and federal funding to cover community college tuition for two years. […]

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Gainful-Employment Rule Survives Court Challenge

The U.S. Education Department’s gainful-employment rule is one step closer to taking effect. A federal judge on Tuesday rejected a serious legal challenge, brought by the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities, to the controversial rule. The lobbying group’slawsuit was the highest hurdle remaining for the proposed rule, which will judge career-oriented programs on […]

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2015 Education Advertising Survey

It’s that time, 2015 Market Driven Education Industry Group’s 5th annual survey, in conjunction with Edufficient, one of the fasting growing EDU-specific Performance Marketing Agencies. This survey has become a standard for the industry, bringing together Schools, Lead Providers & Agencies, helping to create an updated master list of industry service providers. Link to survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2015educationadvertisingsurvey    Hundreds […]

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GOP budget would block key Obama higher ed regulations

Take your higher education regulations and shove them, Obama administration. Republicans in the House of Representatives didn’t use exactly those words in the 2016 spending bill for the Department of Education they released Tuesday, but the message they delivered couldn’t have been much clearer. The bill drafted by Republican leaders of the House Appropriations subcommittee […]

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Unfair targeting of For Profit Colleges

For-profit colleges have been targeted by government officials, including President Obama and California Attorney General Kamala Harris, who claim these schools take advantage of low-income students, burdening them with student debt and limited job prospects upon graduation (if they graduate at all). Yet, these same officials are unfairly aiming their crosshairs at for-profit institutions while […]

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