Ashford University is shutting down, 10 years after it became the platform for a publicly traded, mostly online college. A look at what the situation says (and doesn't say) about for-profit higher ed.
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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.
The Higher Learning Commission rejects Laureate Education's bid to add the Thunderbird School of Global Management to its network of institutions.
With support from big-city mayors in California, for-profit college offers working adults with employer-paid tuition aid a college option with no out-of-pocket costs.
Looking like a nonprofit, Grand Canyon University pays for a thriving campus and generous scholarships with a big online program. Will other for-profits copy the model?
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