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Setting a Standard for Career Education: Part Two

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The roots of career education have taken hold in the United States, and career education is flourishing across the nation. From the first recorded school to teach vocational subjects — founded by Benjamin Franklin in 1749 — to Foster’s Commercial School of Boston in 1832, the first established school specializing in training for commerce, students …

Lincoln College of Technology in Indianapolis, Indiana and IAF Help Over 200 Students Afford an Education.

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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 …

Oklahoma Lawmakers Seek More Protection for Students of For-Profit Colleges

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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 …

Debunking The Common Myths About Web Development

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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.

Washington Watch: Recent moves by career colleges usher in new era

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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 …

IAF and Intellitec College in Grand Junction, Colorado, Help Over 20 Students Fund Their Education

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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 …

Area for-profit colleges seek new accreditors in wake of federal decision

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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 …

The auto tech industry pipeline of professionals dwindling

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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, …

HVAC keeps the Rock cool

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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 …

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