PLAINTIFF 4. The FTC is an independent agency of the United States Government created by statute. 15 U.S.C. §§ 41-58. The FTC enforces Section 5(a) of the FTC Act, 15 U.S.C. § 45(a), which prohibits unfair or deceptive acts or practices in or affecting commerce. 5. The FTC is authorized to initiate federal district court […]
If you could pick up a college degree for about half the sticker price, you would, right? If so, you’ve got company. More than 80 percent of community college students say when they start there they expect to continue on and eventually earn a bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university. Yet most students […]
Federal judge rules Consumer Financial Protection Bureau lacks the authority to investigate for-profit-college accreditors.
A federal judge on Thursday struck a blow to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s recent foray into college accreditation, ruling that the bureau lacks the authority to investigate how accreditors approve for-profit colleges. U.S. District Judge Richard J. Leon rejected the CFPB’sattempt to force an embattled national accreditor, the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and […]
ECPI University Acquires College of Nursing in Orlando – Offers a 1 year Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing
ECPI University is proud to announce its acquisition of Remington College of Nursing, located just outside Orlando’s city center in Lake Mary, Florida. With it, ECPI University is now able to offer an Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) which allows students to graduate in just one year. Lake Mary, FL (PRWEB) March 09, […]
The Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities has lost another challenge to the U.S. Department of Education’s gainful-employment rule. A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled on Tuesday that the department’s rule, which seeks to judge career-oriented programs based on graduates’ ability to repay their […]
University of Phoenix selling College to Appolo Global Apollo Education Group (APOL) will sell itself to a group of investors, which will take the company private. A former deputy secretary of the Department of Education, Tony Miller, will take the helm at a tough time. Its shares plunged 75% in 2015. “For too long and […]