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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

For-profits lead the way as adaptive learning becomes more popular

Experiments with adaptive learning spread, particularly at large for-profits, as technology takes a wide range of sometimes overlapping forms.

Public comments flood U.S. Department of Education on 'gainful employment' proposal

As public comment period ends for the administration's "gainful employment" proposal, for-profit colleges and supporters blast the rules as an overreach; critics of the industry say proposal doesn't go far enough.

Gainful employment will hit for-profits and their students hard, industry study finds

Gainful employment will leave fewer options for underserved students, finds a study the for-profit industry commissioned. It also gives hints about a possible legal challenge.

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