For-Profit Higher Ed

For-Profit Higher Ed
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Student activists refuse to pay federal loans incurred at the embattled for-profit education company and call on the Department of Education for greater borrower relief. 

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May 27, 2014

Gainful employment will leave fewer options for underserved students, finds a study the for-profit industry commissioned. It also gives hints about a possible legal challenge.

May 22, 2014

Proprietary institutions need to shun short-run investor thinking in favor of long-term thinking with students and social purpose in mind, Jorge Klor de Alva argues.

May 22, 2014

Architect of Obama administration's "gainful employment" rules offers philosophical justification for why corporate-backed colleges need a tougher form of regulation.

May 20, 2014

Laureate Education's CEO, Douglas Becker, talks about how the huge for-profit higher-ed company works across 30 countries, where it has hit snags, and what comes next.

May 16, 2014

Sen. Harkin joins consumer groups in call for stronger gainful employment rules, and the retiring senator points to other Democrats who will continue the fight.

May 7, 2014

Troubles mount for Corinthian Colleges, a slumping for-profit, which this week signaled it was open to a sale or merger.

May 7, 2014

Can a for-profit industry beset by growing legal and financial woes fend off the Obama administration's second try at gainful employment rules?

April 22, 2014

Report says letting government funds flow to for-profit higher education providers will strengthen production of sub-baccalaurate credentials.

April 21, 2014

Could a contract for some Kaplan faculty in New York be a precedent?

March 24, 2014

National Hispanic University shutters degree programs in part because of aid program eligibility, but some question whether demand is there for such a specialized university.

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