For-profit colleges

Donald Trump Founds 'University'

Once you've done real estate, casinos, an airline, and reality television, what's left? For Donald Trump, there's always higher education.

On Monday Trump unveiled his own "university," which will sell CD-ROMs and offer online courses in real estate and business. No credit or degrees will be offered, although baseball caps and shirts with the university logo may be purchased ($21.95 for a cap, $39.95 for a golf shirt).

Challenge to Teacher Ed

For-profit venture seeks to offer a new model, involving close ties to school districts and a curriculum based on the latest research. 

Report Criticizes Lack of Data on For-Profit Students

Agencies should push for more and better information on completion and job placement rates, consumer group says.

Scarlet Letter

New law in Oregon will force people with unlicensed degrees to raise a red flag to potential employers.

House Dives In to the Higher Ed Act

Debate is intense over for-profit colleges, but decisions on many issues are forestalled.

Out of the Doghouse

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

'Good Day' for For-Profit Colleges

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

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

College Enrollments Continue to Swell

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

More Scrutiny for Career Education Corp.

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

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