Community colleges have been the target of attacks from the for-profit education sector lately.
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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.
National data show growth in faculty positions and stagnation in administrative jobs in all sectors, though increases of instructors are mostly among adjuncts.
Former Arkansas State system chief, who now holds faculty post, says he wants to strengthen existing university ties to controversial online education company that hired him just as he resigned presidency.
Blackboard may be king in the nonprofit sector for online learning platforms, but in the growing for-profit sector, it is still playing second fiddle.
In advance of today's release of most financial aid "integrity" regulations, Education Department signals some changes, but not in core approach or principles.
Since start of 2010, quarterly disclosures show federal lobbying expenditures on behalf of the sector have nearly doubled -- from $1.3 million to close to $2.6 million.
Several major for-profit colleges make senior hires of officials with long histories in nonprofit higher education.
U. of Phoenix plans to 'hyper-personalize' learning experience for all 400,000 of its students by building an online learning platform that thinks.
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