For-Profit Higher Ed
July 30, 2012 - 3:00am
Sen. Tom Harkin releases critical final report on for-profit higher ed after two-year investigation. While voluminous and often scathing, the report probably won't lead to major legislation, for now.
July 18, 2012 - 3:00am
The manufacturing industry's alternative credentialing system goes forward, but leans on new higher education partners. The stackable credentials are a promising blend of competency and academics.
July 13, 2012 - 3:00am
A federal judge finds that Education Department's 2005 punishment against Decker College -- which pushed it into bankruptcy -- was predicated on an accreditor's misrepresentations.
July 10, 2012 - 3:00am
WASC nixes Ashford University's accreditation bid, dealing blow to for-profit Bridgepoint Inc. and signaling that accreditors may take a more aggressive stance with for-profit sector.