For-Profit Higher Ed

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

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May 22, 2014

Architect of Obama administration's "gainful employment" rules offers philosophical justification for why corporate-backed colleges need a tougher form of regulation.

May 20, 2014

Laureate Education's CEO, Douglas Becker, talks about how the huge for-profit higher-ed company works across 30 countries, where it has hit snags, and what comes next.

May 16, 2014

Sen. Harkin joins consumer groups in call for stronger gainful employment rules, and the retiring senator points to other Democrats who will continue the fight.

May 7, 2014

Troubles mount for Corinthian Colleges, a slumping for-profit, which this week signaled it was open to a sale or merger.

May 7, 2014

Can a for-profit industry beset by growing legal and financial woes fend off the Obama administration's second try at gainful employment rules?

April 22, 2014

Report says letting government funds flow to for-profit higher education providers will strengthen production of sub-baccalaurate credentials.

April 21, 2014

Could a contract for some Kaplan faculty in New York be a precedent?

March 24, 2014

National Hispanic University shutters degree programs in part because of aid program eligibility, but some question whether demand is there for such a specialized university.

March 17, 2014

Representative Mark Takano writes that the administration's new proposals are positive, but don't go far enough in cracking down on poorly performing for-profit colleges.

March 17, 2014

The Education Department's gainful employment regulations are an attack on for-profit institutions and their students, writes Steve Gunderson.

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