Amid publicity blitz and vows of legislative intervention, the sector's primary trade group sues Education Department to block new rules. Suit faces uphill climb.
For-Profit Higher Ed
New report argues for-profit sector is not producing the kinds of health care professionals that are really needed.
New Carnegie classifications reflect shifts in several sectors, including growing numbers of pre-professional programs and of community colleges with some four-year degrees.
Report from for-profit college lobbyist aims to undermine agency's much-publicized critique of the sector.
Has a partnership between a private university and a for-profit company created a better way to get students prepared for transfer?
Reformers herald StraighterLine's approach to low-cost college courses as a game-changer. But a months-long review raises significant concerns about quality.
Under attack itself for corrections made to earlier report, Senate committee releases critique of flow of military and GI Bill money to for-profit colleges.
Community colleges have been the target of attacks from the for-profit education sector lately.
Amid increasing scrutiny of for-profits, panel asks what proprietary colleges can teach non-profit sector. And a noted NPR analyst says newspaper ties to for-profit industry will keep regulators at bay.
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