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Former student veteran earns grant and lands in Senate report

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A reference to a veteran's student debt goes from a group's press release to a Democratic Senate report, showing both the power and peril of using anecdotes about students.

For-profit Anthem Education abruptly closes campuses after filing bankruptcy

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For-profit company declares bankruptcy and starts closing campuses, leaving states scrambling and students scattered.

Education Department reviews its monitoring of large for-profits in wake of Corinthian collapse

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The messy failure of Corinthian Colleges raises questions about limitations of the Education Department's oversight of for-profit chains, and how it might tighten as other companies teeter.

Community colleges and for-profits fare similarly in new study of employer responses

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Employers view for-profits and community colleges equally on job applications, a novel study finds, but what that means is in the eye of the beholder.

Few for-profits have become nonprofits, despite regulatory environment

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For-profits are under fire, and a few have made the jump to become nonprofits. But the process is tricky and offers a mixed bag on regulatory benefits.

Feds and Corinthian agree to a plan for the for-profit's closure, but questions remain

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Education Department and for-profit college company agree to a phasing out plan, with 85 U.S. campuses on the block and a dozen to close.

Corinthian's failure could cost the federal government $1.2 billion

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Corinthian Colleges and the feds have a day to decide how to dismantle the huge for-profit, with the fate of students, employees and $1.2 billion in loans hanging in the balance.

Corinthian's failure (and U.S. role in it) fuels for-profit critics

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

For-profit chain works with feds on phase-out plan

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Corinthian Colleges and the Education Department strike a deal to keep the for-profit chain afloat long enough to sell or "teach out" its 107 campuses.

Major for-profit chain faces bankruptcy as feds turn up heat

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Corinthian Colleges Inc. teeters on the brink as the Education Department delays payments, raising worries about what will happen to the for-profit's 72,000 students.

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