For-Profit Higher Ed

For-Profit Higher Ed
Aug 20, 2015
As proprietary colleges struggle, banks gain increasing influence over their fates and their dealings with the government.

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October 28, 2014

Education Management Corp. goes private as its enrollment and revenue slump, raising questions about the end of an era for publicly traded chains with disparate holdings.

October 22, 2014

Community colleges gain traction in push to reinstate federal aid for students without a high school diploma, less so for bringing back "summer Pell."

September 29, 2014

A reference to a veteran's student debt goes from a group's press release to a Democratic Senate report, showing both the power and peril of using anecdotes about students.

August 29, 2014

For-profit company declares bankruptcy and starts closing campuses, leaving states scrambling and students scattered.

August 19, 2014

The messy failure of Corinthian Colleges raises questions about limitations of the Education Department's oversight of for-profit chains, and how it might tighten as other companies teeter.

August 18, 2014

Employers view for-profits and community colleges equally on job applications, a novel study finds, but what that means is in the eye of the beholder.

August 14, 2014

In a bid to protect its nonprofit status but not lose its for-profit members, the NCAA is trying to create a new classification for for-profit colleges.

August 8, 2014

Fullbridge gets into the credential business by partnering with Concordia University Chicago on new graduate certificate aimed at veterans of the U.S. military.

August 4, 2014

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs backs University of Phoenix in its squabble with a California state agency over veterans' enrollment numbers.

July 17, 2014

For-profits are under fire, and a few have made the jump to become nonprofits. But the process is tricky and offers a mixed bag on regulatory benefits.

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