With the release of the final gainful employment proposal looming, for-profits and their critics duke it out in the commentary section of The New York Times.
For-Profit Higher Ed
Grand Canyon University, an Arizona-based for-profit higher ed provider, is asking the state legislature for tax breaks as it expands.
For-profit colleges' students and alumni generally praise their experience but question the value of their degrees, a study finds.
Many of Australia's vocational institutions promote themselves in ways that are "too good to be true," study by federal regulator finds.
Binding arbitration clauses in enrollment forms for for-profit higher ed leave students without legal rights when they have been ripped off, writes Stephen Burd.
The Education Department plans to release its own take after negotiators fail to agree, but feds promise to listen to suggestions.
As a federal panel reconvenes to negotiate "gainful employment" regulations, representatives of for-profit colleges -- backed by a surprise visit from a key Congresswoman -- step up their criticism.
The government's consumer watchdog -- the Federal Trade Commission -- tightens guidelines aimed at for-profits and tells student veterans to be cautious about the industry.
Education Department proposes perhaps its strictest proposed language on the rules so far, a week before negotiators get back to business.
Gainful employment rewrite kicks off with rule-making session, but consensus appears unlikely as negotiators are far apart on day one.