For-Profit Higher Ed

For-Profit Higher Ed
Apr 06, 2017
In the wake of federal criticism of its accreditation standards, the American Bar Association sanctions another for-profit law school.

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October 31, 2016

The Education Department said Friday it would restore Pell Grant eligibility for students whose education was interrupted by the closure of their institutions.

October 28, 2016

Campaign contributions from for-profit colleges continue to tilt heavily to Republicans. But the struggling sector's political giving is down since peaking in 2012.

October 14, 2016

Settlement between for-profit university and Education Department resolves charges over unsubstantiated advertising about job placement, but Federal Trade Commission lawsuit over same claims remains.

September 20, 2016

By tackling the controversial 90-10 rule -- and lowering it for its institutions -- DeVry Education Group is looking to assert its place as a leader in the for-profit sector.

September 15, 2016

As the Obama administration pushes tougher regulation, the sector is receiving little public backing from traditional allies.

September 7, 2016

Following a series of federal sanctions, ITT Tech on Tuesday shut down its 130 campuses, forcing a scramble for many of the for-profit's 43,000 students.

September 1, 2016

With ITT Tech headed toward possible collapse, its students begin weighing whether to transfer or to seek to have their federal loans forgiven.

August 26, 2016

Education Department's new sanctions against the for-profit college include a ban on enrolling new students who receive federal aid and tougher financial oversight.

August 25, 2016

Ashford University cries foul on veterans' agency and California for meddling in Iowa's decision to yank the for-profit's GI Bill eligibility, and newly released emails show an Iowa official shared that view.

August 12, 2016

U.S. Education Department denies a Utah-based for-profit college's application to change its tax status.

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