Education Department taps negotiators for gainful employment rule-making. Broad set of viewpoints represented.
Colleges that serve fewer disadvantaged students have higher graduation rates, new studies find, a fact policy makers should heed.
Career Education Corp. gets a jump on adaptive learning, a reminder that for-profits can move fast and go big with emerging technologies.
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.
Working paper that stung for-profits is revised, now declaring roughly equal job-market returns of credentials earned at for-profits versus nonprofit colleges.
Washington is gearing up for the next round of fights over for-profit colleges, with student veterans and gainful employment getting top billing.
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.
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.
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.
Academics who make a career shift to the for-profit sector sometimes face the added challenge of being "tarred" by the move, writes Trenda Boyum-Breen. She and others discuss why it's worth it.
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