For-Profit Higher Ed

For-Profit Higher Ed
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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.

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March 14, 2014

The White House gives reporters a sneak peek at its final gainful employment proposal, but important details should be released today.

March 4, 2014

With the release of the final gainful employment proposal looming, for-profits and their critics duke it out in the commentary section of The New York Times.

February 13, 2014

Grand Canyon University, an Arizona-based for-profit higher ed provider, is asking the state legislature for tax breaks as it expands.

February 10, 2014

For-profit colleges' students and alumni generally praise their experience but question the value of their degrees, a study finds.

December 17, 2013

Many of Australia's vocational institutions promote themselves in ways that are "too good to be true," study by federal regulator finds.

December 17, 2013

Binding arbitration clauses in enrollment forms for for-profit higher ed leave students without legal rights when they have been ripped off, writes Stephen Burd.

December 16, 2013

The Education Department plans to release its own take after negotiators fail to agree, but feds promise to listen to suggestions.

November 19, 2013

As a federal panel reconvenes to negotiate "gainful employment" regulations, representatives of for-profit colleges -- backed by a surprise visit from a key Congresswoman -- step up their criticism.

November 14, 2013

The government's consumer watchdog -- the Federal Trade Commission -- tightens guidelines aimed at for-profits and tells student veterans to be cautious about the industry.

November 12, 2013

Education Department proposes perhaps its strictest proposed language on the rules so far, a week before negotiators get back to business.

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