Gainful Employment, the new priority for U.S. Higher Education

Campus executives are likely unaware of what needs to be accomplished and when to comply.
By Jim Farmer 02/11/14

On Dec. 11, 2013, the United States Department of Education posted a 68-page draft of regulations for “Gainful Employment (GE).” Largely ignored by the press, this document — soon to be regulation — is becoming the template for change of federal financial aid eligibility for college and university students. Gainful Employment currently only applies to certificate and other programs that do not lead to a degree, but may be extended to all post secondary programs.

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