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Apollo hires Jane Oates, former Labor Department official

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Jane Oates, formerly a top Labor Department official and Ted Kennedy aide, joins University of Phoenix parent company to oversee employer relations for the for-profit giant. 

Accreditor's new standards raise bar for serving the public

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Higher Learning Commission puts "public good" into regional accreditation while considering probation of the University of Phoenix. Will more for-profits stumble?

University of Phoenix faces possible probation by accreditor

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For-profit university's accreditation troubles deepen with probation recommendation based on alleged lack of autonomy from its corporate parent.

Wisconsin considers tighter for-profit rules as campuses close in Milwaukee

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Wisconsin heats up as a for-profit regulation battleground, as its largest city turns against sector amid controversial Everest College campus's collapse.

For-profit woes means less work for adjuncts

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Sliding enrollments at for-profit colleges mean less work for adjuncts who teach online. And these faculty cutbacks happen quietly, and sometimes without much warning.

For-profit Grand Canyon University enrolls a growing number of undocumented students

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A for-profit college has emerged as a leading choice for undocumented students in Arizona.

New effort to collect student veterans' graduation rates

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The U.S. Veterans Administration and the National Student Clearinghouse team up to track graduation rates.

Community college takes on for-profits in marketing campaign

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A Missouri community college goes after nearby for-profits with TV ads that name names and compare tuition rates. Will other community colleges follow suit?

Washington pushes protections for veterans

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Protections for veterans lead the way in Washington's higher education accountability push, as veterans' groups and college lobbyists, while sometimes at odds, look for common ground.

University of Phoenix is down but not out

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The University of Phoenix is down after a tough year. But betting against Phoenix is risky, as the flagship for-profit doubles down on career services and its ties with employers.

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