12 Things You Need To Know About Proposed Borrower Defense Regulations 

In early July, the Department of Education released the latest updates on proposed changes to borrower defense regulations. These changes are not set in stone yet and are subject to a 30-day comment period before ED can issue the final rule.  These regulatory changes were introduced during a negotiated rulemaking session at the end of… Continue reading 12 Things You Need To Know About Proposed Borrower Defense Regulations 

How Divers Institute of Technology Simplified Audits With CourseKey

Divers Institute of Technology implemented CourseKey’s software for diving schools and career education programs to access student attendance data the moment it’s created, streamlining financial aid reporting and simplifying audits.   Audits have always been a complex process but have become increasingly difficult for everyone involved due to COVID-19 and increased oversight on both schools and… Continue reading How Divers Institute of Technology Simplified Audits With CourseKey

[Guide] How For-Profit Schools can Simplify Compliance

The complete guide to improving compliance in for-profit schools.

[Guide] How Attendance Software Improves Your School’s Operations

CourseKey’s 4 Factor Framework helps schools improve processes that lead to maintaining compliance.

The 4 Factor Framework To Improve Audits At For-Profit Schools

CourseKey’s 4 Factor Framework helps schools improve processes that lead to maintaining compliance.

Federal Regulation Changes Impacting Your School

The Department of Education is in the process of establishing new federal regulations for proprietary schools.  The Department of Education (ED) recently completed its second round of negotiated rulemaking sessions covering many regulation changes that could impact your school.  ED kicked off its negotiated rulemaking proceedings in October 2021 with the student loans and affordability… Continue reading Federal Regulation Changes Impacting Your School

Three Tips For Acing Your Next Accreditation

Ace your career college’s accreditation and prove that your school is running according to policy with modern processes, a secure audit trail, and easily accessible cloud storage.  For schools across the country, a new year signals a new accreditation visit. Many schools feel that they’re prepared for their accreditation. Unfortunately, it’s often too late by… Continue reading Three Tips For Acing Your Next Accreditation

Why Proprietary Schools Need To Protect Themselves With Data Yesterday

To remain in compliance, proprietary schools must prepare for an increasing level of scrutiny by tracking and documenting data more thoroughly than ever before.    Proprietary schools have recently begun facing increased government scrutiny in what Career Colleges and Universities president Jason Altmire calls a “coordinated effort” by multiple government entities.  The Federal Trade Commission… Continue reading Why Proprietary Schools Need To Protect Themselves With Data Yesterday

The Most Common Fine For Beauty and Wellness Schools: IPEDS Submission

Beauty and wellness schools’ most common fines for Title IV compliance issues are due to IPEDS submission issues. The Department of Education requires every school receiving Title IV funds to participate in this survey, but the process can be daunting for small schools with staff members who wear multiple hats.  When an audit reveals a… Continue reading The Most Common Fine For Beauty and Wellness Schools: IPEDS Submission

Top Five Most Common Audit Findings For Career Education Programs—And Strategies For Improvement

Findings are every career education program’s worst nightmare during an audit, but they are by no means the end of a school. By implementing new systems and processes, schools can rebound from findings and continue serving students.  Every year, Federal Student Aid issues a report on the most common findings issued to schools. Findings aren’t… Continue reading Top Five Most Common Audit Findings For Career Education Programs—And Strategies For Improvement