For-profit colleges

Out of the Doghouse

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Accreditor lifts probation at commercial college that was subject of "60 Minutes" investigation.

'Good Day' for For-Profit Colleges

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As they waited Thursday morning for the House of Representatives higher education subcommittee to vote on legislation to extend the Higher Education Act, lobbyists for for-profit and nonprofit colleges had strikingly different answers to the simple question "How are things going?"

Bruce D. Leftwich, vice president for government relations at the Career College Association, responded with an enthusiastic "Great, great." David S. Baime, who plays the same role for the American Association of Community Colleges, offered an uncertain "I have no idea."

Calif. Reins In a For-Profit College

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Agency finds Career Education campus violated law and restricts its ability to operate in the state.

College Enrollments Continue to Swell

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For-profit institutions and female and minority students gain most, Education Department study finds.

More Scrutiny for Career Education Corp.

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Pennsylvania and New Jersey are latest states to investigate for-profit company's campuses.

Advice for the Senate

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College groups offer suggestions on how to improve on the House's Higher Ed Act legislation.

The Senate's Higher Ed Act

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The U.S. Senate's education committee will convene today to take up its version of legislation to renew the Higher Education Act -- a bill that most college lobbyists prefer to the version passed in July by the parallel panel in the House of Representatives.

Major Troubles for Decker College

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For-profit with ties to N.Y. gubernatorial candidate is barred from U.S. aid programs and faces Ky. inquiry.

ITT, Calif. Settle False Claims Lawsuit

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Higher education company to pay state $725,000 for errors that led to financial aid overpayments.

Demanding Credit

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GAO backs Republican plans that would make it easier -- too easy, some fear -- to transfer credits among institutions.

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