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.
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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.
Mitch Daniels says for-profit colleges are needed, at least ones that offer a quality, cost-effective product -- a standard he applies to the rest of higher education.
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