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Gainful employment: Alternate earnings appeals due February 1

Aaron Lacey Katie Wendel January 22, 2018

Higher education institutions that dispute their debt-to-earnings rates as calculated by the U.S. Department of Education must submit any alternate earnings appeals no later than Thursday, February 1, 2018. READ MORE

Gainful employment webinar recordings now available

Jesse Doggendorf Aaron Lacey April 12, 2016

If you missed a session of our “Navigating Gainful Employment” webinar series, would like to view a session a second time, or would like to share the information with other members of your team, the recordings of all five webinars are now available free and on demand. READ MORE

Gainful employment reporting: Institutional debt and unpaid charges

Aaron Lacey July 10, 2015

The new rules require institutions to report a wide range of data to the Department for each student who was enrolled in one (or more) of the institution’s GE programs during a designated period. READ MORE

Reporting gainful employment data to DOE: Time to get started

Aaron Lacey February 16, 2015
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The new rules, which become effective July 1, 2015, include reporting, disclosure, and certification requirements, as well as new debt-to-earnings metrics designed to assess whether a program offers a reasonable return on investment. READ MORE

New desk guide: How to project gainful employment rates

Aaron Lacey December 16, 2014

The desk guide comes on the heels of the introduction of our webinar series on gainful employment rules. READ MORE

How to project gainful employment rates – Part 2

Aaron Lacey November 24, 2014

It’s not possible to project with absolute certainty whether a GE program will produce satisfactory rates. With a few educated assumptions, however, institutions should be able to project which programs will pass easily, which will be close, and which will likely fail. READ MORE

How to project gainful employment rates - Part 1

Aaron Lacey November 19, 2014

While the GE regulatory framework includes reporting, disclosure, and certification requirements, it most prominently features two metrics, each ultimately intended to assess whether a program offers a reasonable return on investment: (1) the Annual Earnings Rate, and (2) the Discretionary Income Rate. READ MORE