The Policy Debate

The Policy Debate
Jun 26, 2014
The Education Department improvised in helping to shut down Corinthian Colleges, raising questions about a similar approach with other large for-profits.

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February 7, 2012

The Education Department's take on the definition of "clock hour" programs is too broad and could unfairly cut into federal aid, say a Texas state agency and for-profits.

January 25, 2012

The Department of Education admits failing to include black students in its calculation of loan repayment rates in run-up to gainful employment. The mistake will fuel for-profit claims of unfair treatment by feds.

January 23, 2012

For-profit-college group will name Steve Gunderson as its new president. The former Republican congressman has a reputation as a bridge-builder and strong ties to traditional higher education.

November 23, 2011

The government investigator releases a potentially damaging investigation of for-profits, but its impact may be lessened because of a flawed previous investigation.

November 3, 2011

Attorney general Jack Conway has taken on for-profit colleges in a big way -- and some of their leaders are donating to his opponent. But will his multi-state investigation run out of steam?

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