Distance Learning:deceptive Sales Practices For Schools

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has rules regulating private vocational and distance education schools. These rules apply to schools that advertise on the Internet or offer courses via the Internet.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

What is considered a deceptive sales practice?
What is considered a misrepresentation of extent or nature of accreditation or approval?
What is considered a misrepresentation of facilities, services, qualifications of staff, status, and employment prospects for students after training?
When advertising my school when is it proper to use words such as accredited, approved, or Industry member?


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