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.
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Community colleges gain traction in push to reinstate federal aid for students without a high school diploma, less so for bringing back "summer Pell."
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.
For-profit company declares bankruptcy and starts closing campuses, leaving states scrambling and students scattered.
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.
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.
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