RULE §807.172 Advertisement Method

Published: 2015

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(a) A school may advertise for prospective students under "instruction," "education," "training," or a similarly titled classification. (b) A school shall not be advertised under any "help wanted," "employment," or similar classification. (c) No school advertisements shall use the word "wanted," "help wanted," or "trainee," either in the headline or the body of the advertisement, nor shall any advertisement indicate, in any manner, that the school has or knows of employment of any nature available to prospective students; only "placement assistance," if offered, may be advertised. (d) A school shall not use terms to describe the significance of the approval that specify or connote greater approval. Terms that schools may not use to connote greater approval by the Commission include, but are not limited to, "accredited," "supervised," "endorsed," and "recommended." A school shall not use the words "guarantee," "guaranteed," or "free" unless approved in writing by the Commission. (e) Any advertisement that includes a reference to awarding of credit hours shall include the statement, "limited transferability." Where a school has an arrangement with a college or university to accept transfer hours, such information may be advertised, but any limitations shall be included in the advertisement.

Source Note: The provisions of this §807.172 adopted to be effective August 28, 2006, 31 TexReg 6803