For-Profit Higher Ed

For-Profit Higher Ed
Apr 06, 2017
In the wake of federal criticism of its accreditation standards, the American Bar Association sanctions another for-profit law school.

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February 18, 2016

The beleaguered U of Phoenix fires back with new advertising campaign that challenges criticism of the for-profit institution.

February 9, 2016

U of Phoenix's new owners could be looking to make major changes as the for-profit eyes transition to being a privately held company.

January 28, 2016

Massachusetts for-profit college friends and foes have something to cheer in the federal court decision.

January 28, 2016

Federal Trade Commission alleges the for-profit university misled students about their employment and income prospects, and Education Department seeks to stop DeVry from making deceptive advertisements.

December 8, 2015

After years of allegations of deceptive marketing practices, for-profit Westwood College is no longer accepting new students after another multimillion-dollar agreement with a state attorney general.

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.

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