For-Profit Higher Ed

For-Profit Higher Ed
Feb 15, 2017
For-profit-college advocates cite Obama administration data goof on loan repayment rates as justification for revisiting borrower-defense and gainful-employment rules.

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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.

August 20, 2015

As proprietary colleges struggle, banks gain increasing influence over their fates and their dealings with the government.

August 17, 2015

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is launching an investigation into Bridgepoint Education and Ashford University's student lending practices.

July 28, 2015

Student advocates use the backdrop of ITT Tech's annual shareholders meeting to protest for-profit colleges' approach to loan debt.

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