Federal Trade Commission Revisions to Guides for Private Vocational and Distance Education Schools
29 January 2014Education Investors Alert
On 7 November 2013, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC or Commission) announced that it had completed regulatory review of its Guides for Private Vocational and Distance Education Schools (Vocational School Guides or Guides). See 78 Fed. Reg. 68,989 (18 Nov. 2013). The Guides are intended to advise proprietary schools that offer vocational training courses how to avoid deceptive practices in connection with the advertising, promotion, marketing, or sale of their courses or programs.