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CONSUMER AFFAIRS: More Millennials opting out of college

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The National Student Clearinghouse Research Center (NSCRC) has issued a report that highlights what could be a very interesting trend. College enrollments are declining because fewer Millennials are attending.

This is an abrupt change from just a few years ago, when college enrollments shot up in the wake of the recession. With jobs …

MY LA NEWS: Veterans banned from using GI Bill to attend Southland ITT schools

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The state Department of Veterans Affairs has barred veterans or their dependents from using GI Bill education benefits to attend any of the eight Southland campuses operated by ITT Educational Services, it was announced today.

The suspension was initiated by the state’s office for veteran education as a result of ITT’s apparent inability …

CONSUMER AFFAIRS: Department of Education urged to investigate ITT Educational Services

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After the downfall of Corinthian Colleges, which declared bankruptcy earlier this month following years of legal troubles which included federal agencies ranging from the Department of Education (DoE) to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), plus the attorneys general of several different states, all alleging that Corinthian-owned schools defrauded students in various …

CAREER COLLEGE CENTRAL: A Growing Enrollment Solution for Career Colleges

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In a recent survey career school executives picked increasing enrollments as their top challenge for 2015.  

Learn why one solution is growing in popularity by downloading the Career College Guide: Transforming High School Non-Completers Into Your Best Students. 

Download the research today. 

This guide offers you everything you need to know …

EDUCATION DIVE: College enrollment drops with improving economy

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New data from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center shows falling enrollment at community colleges and for-profit schools.

Inside Higher Ed reports that the trend follows the cyclical pattern of enrollment at these institutions, where economic downturns push adult students back to the classroom for retraining or specialization and recoveries take them back …

SF BAY: Struggling Art Institute grads eligible for refunds

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Students who graduated from the Art Institute of California between 2009 and 2012 and struggled to find a job in the field they studied could be eligible for compensation, according to San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera.

Herrera today launched an outreach program to identify former Art Institute students eligible for compensation under …

How to Overcome the Top Three Career School Challenges: May 19, 2015 – Webinar

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At the end of 2014, Career College Central partnered with Penn Foster on a state of the industry survey. Penn Foster will be presenting the survey results during a webinar on May 19th. We think you’ll benefit from attending and encourage you to register.

How do your biggest challenges stack up against the 100+ career …

EDUCATION DIVE: Small for-profit Brookstone to close over gainful employment rule

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Brookstone College of Business, which operates in Charlotte and Greensboro, NC, is the latest for-profit to shut down amid tighter regulations on the sector.

The Charlotte Observer reports that the college cited gainful employment rules —? which require career-training programs to submit additional data about job placement and graduate student loan default rates …

YAHOO FINANCE: Corinthian school closings leave instructors with many questions, few answers

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When embattled Corinthian Colleges announced it would be shuttering its remaining 28 campuses in April, students weren’t the only ones left feeling shell shocked.  

Roughly 4,000 instructors and staff found themselves out of work and facing a shrinking job market in their field. The closure impacted workers at 13 Everest and WyoTech …

HUFFINGTON POST: Behind the Fraud Charges Against ITT Education

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The Securities and Exchange Commission yesterday announced fraud charges against ITT Education Services, a for-profit company that operates career training schools. The SEC alleges that ITT executives engaged in a scheme to hide looming losses from loans the company guaranteed to students attending its colleges. The company denies the fraud.

Regardless of whether …

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