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For-Profit Higher Ed
Aug 25, 2016
Ashford University cries foul on veterans' agency and California for meddling in Iowa's decision to yank the for-profit's GI Bill eligibility, and newly released emails show an Iowa official shared that view.

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April 7, 2015

For-profit colleges are feeling more scrutiny and pressure from states and attorneys general over their financial practices.

February 24, 2015

Student activists refuse to pay federal loans incurred at the embattled for-profit education company and call on the Department of Education for greater borrower relief. 

February 23, 2015

To tap into private investment funds while retaining its public mission, a California nonprofit university becomes a "benefit corporation." Is the status legit -- and will other colleges follow?

February 17, 2015

The university's new president, Tim Slottow, responds to Matt Reed's questions about academic quality, saying the for-profit chain serves students well.

February 4, 2015

ECMC closes deal to buy 53 Corinthian campuses, earning praise from federal agencies and some consumer groups for deal to forgive $480 million in students' private loans.

February 2, 2015

Karen Gross considers the implications of a marketing buy that most colleges could never even dream about.

January 6, 2015

Western Governors University steers rejected applicants to StraighterLine, an online course provider that acts as a low-risk way for students to prepare to earn a degree.

December 9, 2014

Education Department defends sale of 56 Corinthian College campuses to ECMC, saying guarantee agency's purchase will help 40,000 students, many of whom are close to graduation.

November 21, 2014

Half of Corinthian Colleges goes nonprofit, as loan guarantor ECMC will buy 56 Everest and WyoTech campuses. Critics say the purchase doesn't do nearly enough for students or to prevent conflicts of interest.

November 18, 2014

More students enrolled in college when the recession began, new data from the National Student Clearinghouse show, but a smaller percentage graduated within six years.

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