Architect of Obama administration's "gainful employment" rules offers philosophical justification for why corporate-backed colleges need a tougher form of regulation.
Laureate Education's CEO, Douglas Becker, talks about how the huge for-profit higher-ed company works across 30 countries, where it has hit snags, and what comes next.
Sen. Harkin joins consumer groups in call for stronger gainful employment rules, and the retiring senator points to other Democrats who will continue the fight.
National enrollment slide slows, but community colleges and for-profits continue to lose students, with differences among age groups.
Can a for-profit industry beset by growing legal and financial woes fend off the Obama administration's second try at gainful employment rules?
Could a contract for some Kaplan faculty in New York be a precedent?
Should serving as the provost of a school that closed amid state investigations disqualify one to lead a community college?
Congress expanded federal student loan default metrics to scrutinize for-profits, but community colleges are worried, too, at least one with good reason.
National Hispanic University shutters degree programs in part because of aid program eligibility, but some question whether demand is there for such a specialized university.
The Obama administration’s unveiling Friday of a proposed set of rules on for-profit colleges tees up several months of contentious debate and lively lobbying.
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