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Three students allege false advertising from Lambda School

Lambda School advertised a job placement rate of 80 percent or higher for its coding boot camps. Three students say the for-profit company knew that was false. They are demanding arbitration.

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Education Department cancels $1 billion in debt for defrauded students

Students who were misled by their institution and only received partial government relief are due more help, to the tune of $1 billion, the Education Department announced.

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Coursera IPO filing reveals a company successfully monetizing MOOCs

Education-technology company Coursera launched a bid to become a publicly traded company last week, giving industry experts a glimpse at its financial inner workings. The company is losing money, but it might be finding a way to monetize MOOCs.

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The Betsy DeVos legacy: not much in higher education

After a tumultuous four years, Betsy DeVos leaves her tenure as education secretary knowing much of what she did will be undone by the Biden administration.

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Enrollment declines continue, National Student Clearinghouse finds

Undergraduate enrollment is still down across higher education, according to the latest National Student Clearinghouse report. Black and Hispanic enrollment in community colleges is still down more than white and Asian enrollment.

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A new Education Department spirit under Biden?

Many think it could be.

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Unpacking the University of Arizona’s deal with Ashford

Despite millions in guaranteed revenue, experts agree establishing the University of Arizona Global Campus will not be risk-free for Arizona.

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Summer enrollments declined sharply among Black undergraduates and at community colleges

College enrollments declined sharply this summer among Black undergraduates and men, and at community colleges and rural institutions, raising worries about the fall and worsening equity gaps.

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For-profits see a lot riding on the elections

They worry Democratic control over the White House and Senate will bring a return of Obama administration policies. Many are donating to Republicans to keep it from happening.

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COVID-19's impact on for-profit colleges still murky as second-quarter earnings arrive

Some for-profit colleges reported increased profitability and modest enrollment gains as the economy crashed in the second quarter, but it's still not clear whether the current pandemic and recession will turn around the fortunes of a sector that had been struggling.

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