For-Profit Higher Ed

For-Profit Higher Ed
Mar 17, 2014
The Obama administration’s unveiling Friday of a proposed set of rules on for-profit colleges tees up several months of contentious debate and lively lobbying. 

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August 15, 2013
Kaplan, which includes Pearson-like ed-tech offerings as well as for-profit degree programs, won't miss a beat as The Washington Post moves on.
August 1, 2013
Education Department taps negotiators for gainful employment rule-making. Broad set of viewpoints represented.
July 26, 2013
New federal report tracks where 1 million student veterans are going to college, and where the $11 billion in education benefits they receive is going.
July 3, 2013
State's push to rein in for-profit colleges with strict performance standards goes nowhere, but Milwaukee passes a unique ordinance aimed at the industry.
June 20, 2013
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. 
June 7, 2013
Mitch Daniels says for-profit colleges are needed, at least ones that offer a quality, cost-effective product -- a standard he applies to the rest of higher education.
May 31, 2013
Nonprofit colleges and universities are using a new breed of corporate entities to take their academic programs online. The institutions may be giving away too much money and control, Paul LeBlanc warns.
May 22, 2013
Historically black colleges urge Education Department to reconsider changes to some student loan criteria, and for-profit colleges and student advocates gear up for rewrite of "gainful employment" regulation.
March 26, 2013
The Institute for College Access and Success is fighting federal investigators on their request for e-mail transcripts relating to for-profit regulations.
March 18, 2013
Last week's proposal out of California would give for-profit higher ed legitimacy it has long sought, and undercut the role of accreditation and the authority of public universities to control the quality of their programs, writes Tressie McMillan Cottom.

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