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Students waiting on borrower-defense claims face challenges with credit, obstacles to education

For those who took out loans to attend for-profit institutions accused of fraud and abuse, delays from Education Department in reviewing loan-forgiveness claims are salt in the wounds. Inside Higher Ed spoke to several of those borrowers.

Rejection from state regulator seals fate of Charlotte School of Law

Abrupt closure of Charlotte School of Law appears to end months-long saga over program's access to federal aid. But questions remain over which former students will be eligible for discharge of student loans and liability for taxpayers.

For-profits seek legislative overhaul of gainful employment as bureaucratic review unfolds

Biggest for-profit college trade group isn't waiting for favorable outcome from Department of Education's rule-making process.

Wisconsin for-profit re-emerges with backing of state and Trump administration

The Obama administration shut down Globe U, but an affiliated university bought four of its Wisconsin campuses with the backing of the Trump administration and a state regulator with a tough reputation on for-profits.

Black women graduate students enroll in higher numbers at for-profits

Consumer advocates are concerned by the relatively large proportion of black women graduate students who attend for-profits.

Delay by DeVos means reprieve for poor-performing programs

Seizing on a narrow court order affecting cosmetology programs, education secretary delayed key provisions of gainful-employment regulations. But the suspended provisions will affect a broad range of vocational programs with questionable outcomes.

Education Department announces new delays for gainful employment

Shift on gainful-employment rule is latest move by Trump administration that pleases for-profit sector but dismays its critics.

Education Department to hit pause on two primary Obama regulations aimed at for-profits

Trump administration will suspend borrower defense and renegotiate gainful employment, two Obama administration rules aimed at reining in for-profit colleges. Moves draw rebukes from Democrats and student advocates.

 

Regulators and accreditor begin review of Purdue's boundary-testing deal with Kaplan

University’s boundary-testing deal poses a test for its accreditor and could set new precedents about online education and the role of public universities.

Observers see demise of interagency task force used by Obama administration to monitor for-profits

With interagency panel launched under Obama no longer active, observers see a Department of Education less interested in leading oversight of for-profit college sector. State regulators may become more important.

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