For-Profit Higher Ed

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Nov 18, 2016
Graduates who earned certificates at public institutions have larger salaries, but there is wide variation between programs even at the same institutions.

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February 21, 2011
House budget legislation, which would cut Pell Grants and restrict regulation of for-profit colleges, shows how federal political environment has shifted.
February 11, 2011
Leaders of dozens of regionally accredited career colleges meet -- not to plot strategy, but to talk about educating students.
February 3, 2011

New data from the Education Department show booming enrollments (with for-profit colleges leading the pack) and steady graduation rates.

February 2, 2011
Leading Democrat blasts for-profit colleges; U.S. affirms $5,500 maximum Pell Grant; no earmarks in 2011 and 2012.
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.

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