Can a for-profit industry beset by growing legal and financial woes fend off the Obama administration's second try at gainful employment rules?
The Policy Debate
The Education Department's gainful employment regulations are an attack on for-profit institutions and their students, writes Steve Gunderson.
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.
The White House gives reporters a sneak peek at its final gainful employment proposal, but important details should be released today.
With the release of the final gainful employment proposal looming, for-profits and their critics duke it out in the commentary section of The New York Times.
The Education Department plans to release its own take after negotiators fail to agree, but feds promise to listen to suggestions.
The government's consumer watchdog -- the Federal Trade Commission -- tightens guidelines aimed at for-profits and tells student veterans to be cautious about the industry.
Education Department proposes perhaps its strictest proposed language on the rules so far, a week before negotiators get back to business.
A new book of essays looks at the role for-profit providers can play in higher education, particularly how they could help promote quality and cost effectiveness.