U.S. Department of Education Regulation Developments
The U.S. Department of Education announced rules regarding program integrity will be finalized around November 1, 2010, and go into effect on July 1, 2011. The Department also announced the proposed gainful employment rules will not be finalized until early 2011. You can find more information from the US Department of Education here.
U.S. Senate Continues Hearings on For-Profit Education
On September 30, 2010, the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) held another full committee hearing regarding federal funding of student education at for-profit institutions. The committee also released a report entitled The Return on the Federal Investment in For-Profit Education: Debt Without a Diploma. View video from this hearing, read witness testimony or review the report here.
AMTA previously communicated these developments to AMTA School members in broadcast e-mails sent on August 5 and August 13. For more important information and links on this timely topic view the August 13 AMTA e-mail communication.