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.
For-Profit Higher Ed
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.
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.
Fullbridge gets into the credential business by partnering with Concordia University Chicago on new graduate certificate aimed at veterans of the U.S. military.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs backs University of Phoenix in its squabble with a California state agency over veterans' enrollment numbers.
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.
Education Department and for-profit college company agree to a phasing out plan, with 85 U.S. campuses on the block and a dozen to close.
ITT's missed deadline with the Education Department prompts comparisons to Corinthian Colleges. But ITT is on firmer ground.
Corinthian Colleges and the feds have a day to decide how to dismantle the huge for-profit, with the fate of students, employees and $1.2 billion in loans hanging in the balance.
Trotting out students as victims of for-profit institutions is often an attack by false and partial anecdotes, writes Wade Dyke.
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