For-Profit Higher Ed

For-Profit Higher Ed
Aug 20, 2015
While under the watchful gaze of the Education Department, Corinthian Colleges apparently mishandled federal funds this year, the Justice Department says in a recent filing.

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December 16, 2010

Reformers herald StraighterLine's approach to low-cost college courses as a game-changer. But a months-long review raises significant concerns about quality.

December 10, 2010
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.
November 17, 2010

Community colleges have been the target of attacks from the for-profit education sector lately.

November 8, 2010
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.
November 4, 2010
National data show growth in faculty positions and stagnation in administrative jobs in all sectors, though increases of instructors are mostly among adjuncts.
November 2, 2010
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.
November 1, 2010
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.
October 28, 2010
In advance of today's release of most financial aid "integrity" regulations, Education Department signals some changes, but not in core approach or principles.
October 22, 2010
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.
October 19, 2010
Several major for-profit colleges make senior hires of officials with long histories in nonprofit higher education.

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