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For-Profit Higher Ed
Sep 12, 2018
Education Corporation of America says it will close nearly 30 campuses across the country by 2020 -- a response to lower student enrollment and another sign of restructuring in the for-profit sector.

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September 14, 2017

For those who took out loans to attend for-profit institutions accused of fraud and abuse, delays from Education Department in reviewing loan-forgiveness claims are salt in the wounds. Inside Higher Ed spoke to several of those borrowers.

August 25, 2017

As Charlotte School of Law officially announces it will shut down, the Department of Education sets out potential options for former students. Those who withdrew from the troubled program before the spring will face a tougher path to discharging federal student loans.

August 22, 2017

Author of new study of for-profit legal education sector answers questions about the book and potential lessons for policy makers.

August 16, 2017

Abrupt closure of Charlotte School of Law appears to end months-long saga over program's access to federal aid. But questions remain over which former students will be eligible for discharge of student loans and liability for taxpayers.

August 11, 2017

The Charlotte School of Law missed two deadlines set by state regulators and has asked for an extension to stay open.

August 9, 2017

The Obama administration shut down Globe U, but an affiliated university bought four of its Wisconsin campuses with the backing of the Trump administration and a state regulator with a tough reputation on for-profits.

August 4, 2017

Michael S. Roth discusses why we must resist efforts to restrict affirmative action.

July 25, 2017

Consumer advocates are concerned by the relatively large proportion of black women graduate students who attend for-profits.

July 20, 2017

Ted Mitchell brings a wide-ranging background to the American Council on Education, including work on reforms the higher education lobby group has opposed.

July 14, 2017

Dev Bootcamp, an early skills-training provider for software developers, struggled to find a viable business model. Experts predict other boot-camp closures or consolidations.

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