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U.S. judge invalidates federal rule governing college vocational programs

Federal court finds that Education Dept. lacked adequate justification for one key measure in new regulations.

Education Department releases data on 'gainful employment' rule

Education Department releases data showing how vocational programs performed in the first year of the "gainful employment" metric. Five percent of programs -- all at for-profit colleges -- fell short of the targets.

U. of Texas community college leadership program's founder moves to for-profit

Founder of UT-Austin's community college leadership program, the field's big fish, is moving to a for-profit, fueling worries about the future of the program's affiliates, NISOD and CCCSE.

California's public colleges face more budget cuts if tax hike fails

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California's governor lays out deep "trigger cuts" to higher education if a tax hike fails in November. But business leaders and one faculty union appear unlikely to back the tax plan.

CFPB is investigating Corinthian Colleges, possibly focusing on student lending

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau enters the for-profit fray with an investigation of Corinthian Colleges, that references the company's loans to students. Will investigation expand?

Walmart and American Public U. chart new ground with partnership

Walmart is paying to send employees to the American Public University System, where they earn credits for on-the-job learning. The partnership has a big upside, but makes prior learning experts nervous.

Prior learning assessment catches on, quietly

Prior learning assessment could be higher education's next big disruptive force, and ACE and CAEL are poised to catch that potential gold rush. But many remain skeptical about academic credit for work experience.

Argosy University cuts adjunct pay for online courses

Argosy University cuts pay rate for online adjuncts, giving a rarely seen glimpse at adjunct pay and raising questions about how for-profits stack up on salaries.

Unregulated for-profits receive big chunk of military spouse tuition aid

Largely unregulated for-profit vocational colleges, which can't receive federal student aid, collect 40 percent of military spouse tuition benefits.

For-profit group's new leader calls for self-regulation and collaboration

Steve Gunderson has plenty of friends, including the Senate's leading critic of for-profit colleges. But the new head of the sector's trade group isn't afraid to pick a fight -- even with one of his members.

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