For-profit colleges

For-Profits Battle on Many Fronts

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Sector turns to ads, rallies and big Washington names to fight Congress and the Obama administration.

Rallying for For-Profit Colleges

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Students and employees gather in Washington to speak out against "gainful employment" regulations and Congressional action.

Does the Messenger Matter?

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Tom Harkin, the senator leading Congressional scrutiny of for-profit higher education, defends his reliance on an investor who bets that the sector has seen its best days.

Senate Scrutiny, Round 3

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Partisan divide in for-profit debate intensifies as Tom Harkin's committee examines student outcomes and profit margins.

Raining on the Parade

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As community colleges are celebrated at White House summit, for-profit colleges go on the offensive.

Union Hypocrisy?

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NEA leaders criticize colleges that make deals with for-profit higher ed, but NEA does its own such deal.

Online Colleges as a Policy Bloc?

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With tension of for-profit scrutiny in the air, leaders of online institutions convene in Washington to fret over state, federal oversight.

Where For-Profit and Nonprofit Meet

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Princeton Review looking to expand program offering Massachusetts community colleges accelerated health science degree programs to students willing to pay more.

Switching Sectors

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Several major for-profit colleges make senior hires of officials with long histories in nonprofit higher education.

For-Profit Lobbying Escalates

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Since start of 2010, quarterly disclosures show federal lobbying expenditures on behalf of the sector have nearly doubled -- from $1.3 million to close to $2.6 million.


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