For-profit colleges

Congressional Chaos?

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A coherent agenda on higher ed policy has yet to emerge for the new Congress.

Speeding Toward a Slowdown?

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Online college enrollments grew by 21 percent to 5.6 million last fall, the biggest percentage increase in several years, according to a report released today by the Sloan Consortium and the Babson Survey Research Group.

At the same time, the authors say online growth might begin to slow down in the near future, as the biggest drivers of enrollment growth face budget challenges and stricter recruitment oversight from the federal government.

Community Colleges Push Back

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Community colleges have been the target of attacks from the for-profit education sector lately.

Flogging For-Profit Colleges

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WASHINGTON -- The release of yet another report highly critical of for-profit higher education by yet another advocacy group in the nation's capital barely qualifies as news these days -- except that the report and the reaction to it so clearly underscore how critics and defenders of the colleges are talking past one another.

The Rev. Al Breaks Ranks

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Unlike many of his peers among black leaders, Sharpton expresses support for tougher Education Dept. oversight of for-profit colleges.

Gunfight at the For-Profit Corral

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Under attack itself for corrections made to earlier report, Senate committee releases critique of flow of military and GI Bill money to for-profit colleges.

Showdown in the Offing

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Key House Republican vows legislation to stop "gainful employment" rules. Could such a measure pass?

A New Model Community College

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Has a partnership between a private university and a for-profit company created a better way to get students prepared for transfer?

Gunning for the GAO

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Report from for-profit college lobbyist aims to undermine agency's much-publicized critique of the sector.

The Growth of For-Profits

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New Carnegie classifications reflect shifts in several sectors, including growing numbers of pre-professional programs and of community colleges with some four-year degrees.


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