Education Department

Education Department Admits Flawed Data in Gainful Employment Analysis

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The Department of Education admits failing to include black students in its calculation of loan repayment rates in run-up to gainful employment. The mistake will fuel for-profit claims of unfair treatment by feds.

Under close U.S. scrutiny, Corinthian apparently mishandled federal funds, Justice Department says

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While under the watchful gaze of the Education Department, Corinthian Colleges apparently mishandled federal funds this year, the Justice Department says in a recent filing.

Senate hearing features familiar tensions between innovation and quality assurance

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Senators seek guidance on how to encourage innovation without opening aid floodgates to "bad actors," and a group of 17 institutions with competency-based programs calls for a careful approach by policy makers.

Feds mull experiment on aid and accreditation for alternative providers

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Education Department moves closer to experimenting with federal aid and accreditation for alternative providers like boot camps and MOOCs, while White House books meeting on expanding space.

For-profit association's challenges and changes mirror that of sector

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Big changes for APSCU, the for-profit trade group, which has lost most of its large-chain members and plans to focus again on career education.

Corinthian bankruptcy suit includes call for repayment freeze and asset sales

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Corinthian case moves through bankruptcy court, as feds try to spread word about debt relief to thousands of former students and Corinthian tries to sell assets ranging from campuses to typewriters.

Federal rule-making panel OKs plan to expand income-based repayment program

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Carrying out Obama directive to boost income-based repayment, Education Department panel endorses plan that will be available to all direct loan borrowers, regardless of when they incurred the debt. 

Colleges and the Education Department scramble to help former Corinthian students amid largest college shutdown

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Education Department and community colleges try to help Corinthian students transfer, but Senate Democrats and consumer groups complain about for-profits as a transfer option.

Feds take down a for-profit over job-placement rates as gainful-employment rules loom

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Education Department turns up heat on for-profits with job-placement-rate scrutiny, three months before gainful-employment rules kick in. But lack of federal standards for placement rates causes confusion.

Audit: Education Dept. hasn't enforced incentive compensation rules well

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Education Department's inspector general concludes that agency has not sufficiently adapted policies and procedures to enforce 2010 rules restricting pay to recruiters based on enrollment.

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