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January 31, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO -- The assistant U.S. secretary of education for postsecondary education has been meeting with higher education associations to encourage them to find a way to speak with "one voice" and reshape public understanding of the role of colleges.

January 26, 2011
At accreditation meeting, Education Dept. official says rules on how vocational programs prepare students for "gainful employment" will change "significantly."
January 26, 2011
Responding to faculty opposition, Cuyahoga Community College suspends arrangement with Academic Partnerships to offer online accounting degree.
January 24, 2011
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.
January 21, 2011
New report argues for-profit sector is not producing the kinds of health care professionals that are really needed.
January 18, 2011
New Carnegie classifications reflect shifts in several sectors, including growing numbers of pre-professional programs and of community colleges with some four-year degrees.
January 13, 2011
Report from for-profit college lobbyist aims to undermine agency's much-publicized critique of the sector.
January 4, 2011
Has a partnership between a private university and a for-profit company created a better way to get students prepared for transfer?
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.

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