Gainful employment rewrite kicks off with rule-making session, but consensus appears unlikely as negotiators are far apart on day one.
For-Profit Higher Ed
A new book of essays looks at the role for-profit providers can play in higher education, particularly how they could help promote quality and cost effectiveness.
As Education Department begins new round of deliberations over "gainful employment," its draft language is both simpler and stricter.
Amid news of a federal investigation, previously unreleased documents offer glimpse into accreditor's scrutiny of an online partnership between a for-profit company and a nonprofit university.
President, in direct remarks on the sector, notes concerns that some institutions "make out like a bandit," but calls for more scrutiny of colleges across the board.
Kaplan, which includes Pearson-like ed-tech offerings as well as for-profit degree programs, won't miss a beat as The Washington Post moves on.
Education Department taps negotiators for gainful employment rule-making. Broad set of viewpoints represented.
New federal report tracks where 1 million student veterans are going to college, and where the $11 billion in education benefits they receive is going.
State's push to rein in for-profit colleges with strict performance standards goes nowhere, but Milwaukee passes a unique ordinance aimed at the industry.
Jane Oates, formerly a top Labor Department official and Ted Kennedy aide, joins University of Phoenix parent company to oversee employer relations for the for-profit giant.