Week in Review

Oct/15/2016 - 2:42pm

The Imagine America Foundation (IAF) has been serving the career college community since 1982. IAF provides scholarships, awards, financial aid information, sector research and faculty training; honors achievement in career education; and supports and promotes the benefits of career colleges to the general public.? 

Below are the IAF partnership levels colleges can participate in to help …

Oct/15/2016 - 2:38pm

Oklahoma lawmakers are asking what more they need to do to protect students from disreputable private for-profit colleges.

"For-profits do have an important role, and the overwhelming majority do a very good job in serving the community," said Rep. Chad Caldwell, R-Enid.

However, a few "bad actors" have left students burdened with debt but no degree, Caldwell …

Oct/15/2016 - 2:32pm

Being a web developer, like many other human endeavors, is prone to irrational arguments, emotional overreach and yes, unfounded yet long-standing myths.

These myths have led many would-be-programmers astray with their false assumptions and downright outrageous misconceptions about what you need to know and who you need to be to be considered a real web developer.

Oct/06/2016 - 12:18pm

As our sector pulls together under the new banner of the Career Education Colleges and Universities (formerly the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities), it’s a relief to stand on higher ground and look down, now, at where we were earlier in the year.

Scrutiny and sanctions levelled on our schools — both by the …

Oct/06/2016 - 12:14pm

The Imagine America Foundation (IAF) has been serving the career college community since 1982. IAF provides scholarships, awards, financial aid information, sector research and faculty training; honors achievement in career education; and supports and promotes the benefits of career colleges to the general public.? 

Below are the IAF partnership levels colleges can participate in to help …

Oct/06/2016 - 12:09pm

When the U.S. Department of Education announced Sept. 22 it would withdraw its recognition of the nation’s largest accreditor of for-profit schools, Bob Bazant already had began his search for another accrediting agency.

Bazant, who is president and owner of Penn Commercial Business/Technical School in South Strabane Township, said this week he was anticipating fallout from …

Oct/06/2016 - 11:57am

David Smith hoped for a long career in the oil and gas industry, but when he got laid off last year, he searched for a different job that would be in high demand.

 

The most promising opportunity he found was beneath the hood of a car.

 

“There's a vast new business going on in automotive,” said Smith, …

Sep/08/2016 - 10:51am

The motor whines nearly dying from suffocation as the sun beats down from the dusty sky above. Slowly but surely the air conditioning unit takes its last breath of cool air as the motor comes to a dying halt.

Minutes later, the people inside stop feeling the refreshing cool air and realize what happened, their A/C …

Sep/08/2016 - 10:49am

Is the story here more about enrollment in existing schools, or were there differential entries and exits of for-profit schools? This post is the first in a four-part series looking at different aspects of the changing higher education market, including enrollment growth and its composition, student loans, and student loan defaults. 

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Sep/08/2016 - 10:46am

Each participant with the Imagine America Scholarship and Award Programs emphasizes the sector’s commitment to giving back to the students who attend participating schools.   

The Imagine America Foundation (IAF) is pleased to announce that Brightwood College in Broomall, Pennsylvania, has re-enrolled into the the Imagine America Foundation Scholarship and Award Programs. Brightwood College's enrollment reinforces …

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