For-profit colleges

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.

(Almost) Final Rules

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In advance of today's release of most financial aid "integrity" regulations, Education Department signals some changes, but not in core approach or principles.

The For-Profit LMS Market

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Blackboard may be king in the nonprofit sector for online learning platforms, but in the growing for-profit sector, it is still playing second fiddle.

Hirings Rocket at For-Profits

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National data show growth in faculty positions and stagnation in administrative jobs in all sectors, though increases of instructors are mostly among adjuncts.

Learning From For-Profits

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Amid increasing scrutiny of for-profits, panel asks what proprietary colleges can teach non-profit sector. And a noted NPR analyst says newspaper ties to for-profit industry will keep regulators at bay.

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