For-Profit Higher Ed

For-Profit Higher Ed
Jun 15, 2016
Education Management Corp. is shutting down most Brown Mackie College campuses because of dwindling demand for the for-profit and its programs.

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January 28, 2016

Massachusetts for-profit college friends and foes have something to cheer in the federal court decision.

January 28, 2016

Federal Trade Commission alleges the for-profit university misled students about their employment and income prospects, and Education Department seeks to stop DeVry from making deceptive advertisements.

December 8, 2015

After years of allegations of deceptive marketing practices, for-profit Westwood College is no longer accepting new students after another multimillion-dollar agreement with a state attorney general.

November 18, 2015

The Education Department says additional campuses at the defunct for-profit chain exaggerated job placement rates, making another 85,000 students eligible for debt relief.

November 17, 2015

Obama administration and state attorneys general settle cases against EDMC. Could these be a blueprint for others?

November 3, 2015

A fictional Corinthian-like institution and a debt strike get very close to nonfiction on the CBS show.

October 20, 2015

Education Department tightens its oversight of embattled ITT Tech, citing failures of financial responsibility and federal fraud charges.

October 15, 2015

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau files an investigative demand with a national accreditor that recognizes hundreds of for-profits.

August 27, 2015

Corinthian's court-approved liquidation plan will provide $4.3 million for former students, which they will use to press U.S. to grant more sweeping discharges for students of the defunct for-profit chain.

August 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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