For-profit colleges

Search for Consensus in California

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Debate over regulating for-profit colleges seems as intractable as ever as two new proposals for overseeing the sector circulate.

'New Players, Different Game'

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At the beginning of their new book on for-profit higher education, William G. Tierney and Guilbert C. Hentschke talk about the academic division between "lumpers" and "splitters," the former focused on examining different entities or phenomena as variations on a theme and the latter focused on classifying entities or phenomena as truly distinct.

New Legal Challenge for Accreditation

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A "tentative" federal court order suggests that states can't favor one regional accreditor over another -- and could complicate the California for-profit college debate.

Upbeat Assessment of Career College Market

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For-profit higher education providers close out a year marked by rising stock prices, growing enrollments, and easing of regulatory problems -- though challenges remain.

When (For-)Profit Takes Over

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Several recent transactions have featured private firms or college companies taking over traditional nonprofit institutions. Some investors, though, don't foresee a trend.

Can an Investor Buy a Community College?

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We may find out: Maricopa officials entertain entrepreneur's $400 million-plus offer to take Rio Salado's online operations into the private sector, which would be unprecedented.

Rio Salado Puts Brakes on Proposed Sale

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Officials at Maricopa Community Colleges say they aren't interested in investor's $400 million offer for institution's online operation.

The Private Sector Role in Global Higher Education

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At World Bank meeting, Laureate chief foresees major role for non-government universities around the world -- if they act as good citizens.

For- and NonProfit and Other Issues in Innovation

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Investors -- and regulators -- discuss the profit motive and emerging models in private higher education, growing worldwide.

Unusual (and Improper) Way to Lower Default Rates

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Federal audit finds that New York for-profit college paid off students' loans to protect itself -- then turned delinquent borrowers over to collection agencies.

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