Education Department staff proposes termination for ACICS, threatening access to federal aid for the 243 institutions -- many of them for-profit -- the national accreditor oversees. Updated with reactions.
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Education Management Corp. is shutting down most Brown Mackie College campuses because of dwindling demand for the for-profit and its programs.
Education Department unveils draft regulations for borrowers seeking federal debt forgiveness, which include an end to mandatory arbitration agreements and requirements for some for-profits to be on the hook to pay for debt relief.
For-profit Ashford University, facing loss of access to GI Bill benefits by month's end, needs approval from a state to stop thousands of student veterans from losing aid.
Legislators, veterans groups and for-profit colleges wrangle over details of an amendment that would expand for-profit colleges' access to students on military bases.
New study says typical experience of those who enroll at for-profit colleges is a decline in earnings and a rise in debt.
An education company based in the Asian state seeks to buy the Santa Fe University of Art and Design.
National accreditor ACICS, which faces an existential threat for being too lax with bad actors like Corinthian Colleges, tried to yank its approval of Bristol U, a deeply troubled for-profit. But a judge blocked the accreditor's move.
A decision today by Apollo Education Group's shareholders could determine today whether U of Phoenix is sold or not.
Federal judge rules Consumer Financial Protection Bureau lacks the authority to investigate for-profit-college accreditors.