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Blog: As the Department of Education Revisits the Gainful Employment Rule California Legislators Propose a State Alternative

by Cooley LLP on

With continued questions about the Trump Administration’s commitment to Obama-era regulations, including the Gainful Employment (GE) Rule, one state is ready to jump into the fray and offer its own state-based alternative to...more

Supreme Court Upends Back Ratings

by Collins & Lacy, P.C. on

The Supreme Court of South Carolina ruled claimant’s ability to hold gainful employment does not, alone, preclude a finding of total and permanent disability based on more than 50% to the back. Further, the Supreme Court...more

The future of gainful employment: Three points, a calendar, and a webinar

by Thompson Coburn LLP on

As REGucation readers know, the U.S. Department of Education’s “gainful employment” or “GE” regulations require, among other things, that for each GE program an institution offers, it must make certain public disclosures....more

Blog: Important New Gainful Employment Guidance Released

by Cooley LLP on

The Department released Gainful Employment Electronic Announcement #105 which gives institutions until July 1, 2017 to “(1) submit an alternative earnings appeal to the GE Debt-to-Earnings rates that were released by the...more

[Webinar] Gainful Employment Disclosures and Student Warnings - March 23rd, 12:00pm Central Time

by Thompson Coburn LLP on

This advanced-level webinar will focus on the new 2017 GE Disclosure Template that all institutions with gainful employment programs must start distributing by April 3, 2017. The webinar will review the content of the...more

Alert: White House Issues Regulatory Freeze with Minimal Impact on Education Rules

by Cooley LLP on

On President Trump’s first day in office, the White House ordered a regulatory freeze to allow the incoming administration to review any new or pending regulations. Federal agencies are required to take several steps to allow...more

[Webinar] New Audit Guidelines for Higher Educational Institutions - February 1st, 11:00am CT

by Thompson Coburn LLP on

On Wednesday, February 1, Mike Wherry, a CPA with 25 years of experience in the public sector to postsecondary schools will join Aaron Lacey in presenting a webinar focusing on the four main changes that were issued in the...more

Alert: Presidential Transitions: A Primer on Rulemakings

by Cooley LLP on

A smooth transition from the outgoing to incoming administration is a hallmark of democracy and something both parties strive to achieve. Among the myriad issues that must be addressed, one of the more important ones for both...more

Make college great again: Higher education in the Trump era

by Thompson Coburn LLP on

Much has already been written about President-elect Donald Trump’s unanticipated victory and the GOP retention of Congress last week. But what should the nation’s institutions of higher education — and the students they serve...more

Third Circuit Rejects Inflated-Value Theory of Damages, Declines to Certify Law School Tuition Class

by Carlton Fields on

The Third Circuit recently affirmed the denial of class certification in a suit alleging that a law school made misrepresentations about the employment status of its graduates, thereby inducing students to pay inflated...more

Alert: CA BPPE Issues Final Regulations on Data Reporting and Disclosure

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After several rounds of public comment and revisions, the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education ("BPPE" or "Bureau") has issued final regulations significantly expanding the data reporting and disclosure requirements...more

My Child is Turning 18. . . Do I Have an Obligation to Pay Child Support?

In Pennsylvania, once a child turns 18, he or she no longer is subject to the jurisdiction of family court and therefore the child can chose where he or she resides. However, if the child is attending high school a parent has...more

Alert: Challenges to Gainful Employment Student Completer Lists Due July 28

by Cooley LLP on

The US Department of Education has set the deadline for institutions to file corrections to their "student completer lists" as the next major step in ED's effort to publish the first set of rates under the Gainful Employment...more

Alert: ED to Issue First Set of Gainful Employment Rates in January

by Cooley LLP on

The US Department of Education just announced its intent to issue the first set of official Debt to Earnings Rates ("D/E Rates") under the Gainful Employment Rule ("GE Rule") in January 2017. That timing would be consistent...more

[Webinar] Gainful Employment – Managing (and Challenging) the New GE Disclosures - March 10th, 1pm Central Time

by Thompson Coburn LLP on

In our final webinar, we’ll revisit the GE disclosure requirements presently in effect, then segue into a discussion of the new information that institutions will be required to disclose beginning January 2017 (e.g., pCDR...more

[Webinar] Gainful Employment – Preparing for and Managing Required “Student Warnings” - March 3rd, 1pm Central Time

by Thompson Coburn LLP on

For any program with failing debt-to-earning rates, institutions will have to begin providing prospective and current students with firm student warnings. The content of these warnings, and the requirements surrounding their...more

Alert: Timeline for First Set of Gainful Employment Rates Slips Further

by Cooley LLP on

The US Department of Education has announced another delay in the distribution of the Completer Lists for Gainful Employment programs until Spring 2016, which is bound to push back the date for ED to issue the first set of...more

[Webinar] Gainful Employment – Completer List Challenges, Debt Challenges, and Alternative Earnings Appeals - Feb. 25th, 12pm...

by Thompson Coburn LLP on

The third webinar in our series will examine the three ways schools can challenge the debt and earnings data the Department will use to calculate each GE program’s D/E rates. We will discuss the first round of completer...more

[Webinar] Gainful Employment – Strategies for Improving Debt-to-Earnings Rates - Feb. 18th, 12pm Central Time

by Thompson Coburn LLP on

This webinar will again focus on the Department’s debt-to-earnings metrics, and more specifically, on strategies for potentially improving debt-to-earnings rate performance in years to come. While there is no single solution...more

[Webinar] Gainful Employment - How to Project Reliable Debt-to-Earnings Rates - Feb. 11th, 12:00pm Central Time

by Thompson Coburn LLP on

In late 2014, we hosted a webinar on this topic, followed shortly thereafter by the publication of our desk guide, How to Project Gainful Employment Rates. In this first webinar, we’ll again provide step-by-step instructions...more

Alert: Pending Rulemaking Likely to Expand Borrower Defenses Against Repaying Federal Direct Loans

by Cooley LLP on

The US Department of Education (ED) is preparing for a new rulemaking that is intended to clarify—and very likely expand—the ability of student borrowers to be relieved of the obligation to repay their Federal Direct Loans....more

The why behind the application of GE regulations

by Thompson Coburn LLP on

Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Education’s new “gainful employment” or “GE” regulations finally took effect. As REGucation readers know, the GE regulatory framework includes reporting, disclosure, and certification...more

Alert: The Gainful Employment Rules: New Guidance on Reporting Obligations, Program Certification and Disclosure Requirements

by Cooley LLP on

On August 10, 2015, notably 10 days after the deadline for reporting the first set of student data for calculation of the GE debt-to-earnings rates passed, ED issued new guidance in an Electronic Announcement ("EA 58")...more

Alert: Seven Steps To Prepare For The New Gainful Employment Rule

by Cooley LLP on

The Gainful Employment Rules became effective on July 1, 2015, and you probably already know that your institution has a deadline to report six years' worth of institutional, student and financial data to the Department of...more

Gainful employment reporting: Institutional debt and unpaid charges

by Thompson Coburn LLP on

As REGucation readers know, on July 1, 2015, the U.S. Department of Education’s new “gainful employment” or “GE” regulations finally took effect. Among other things, the new rules require institutions to report a wide range...more

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