The messy failure of Corinthian Colleges raises questions about limitations of the Education Department's oversight of for-profit chains, and how it might tighten as other companies teeter.
Employers view for-profits and community colleges equally on job applications, a novel study finds, but what that means is in the eye of the beholder.
Community colleges ask Washington for help on a federal loan-default measure they say is snagging colleges where relatively few students borrow.
New data on the 31 million Americans who attended college but failed to earn a credential, including details about 4 million who are almost there.
The U.S. Education Department opens the door to more tests with competency-based education, which could help set a new regulatory framework.
For-profits are under fire, and a few have made the jump to become nonprofits. But the process is tricky and offers a mixed bag on regulatory benefits.
More students are leaving higher education after their first year, according to new national numbers that are bad news for the college completion push.
Education Department and for-profit college company agree to a phasing out plan, with 85 U.S. campuses on the block and a dozen to close.
Corinthian Colleges and the feds have a day to decide how to dismantle the huge for-profit, with the fate of students, employees and $1.2 billion in loans hanging in the balance.
The Education Department improvised in helping to shut down Corinthian Colleges, raising questions about a similar approach with other large for-profits.
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