For-Profit Higher Ed

For-Profit Higher Ed
Mar 19, 2020
Are for-profit colleges poised to bounce back in the newly begun recession? Or are their glory days behind them?
May 09, 2019
Bills targeting for-profit institutions in California would prohibit tuition-sharing deals -- a sign of growing political scrutiny of the role of online program management companies.

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March 19, 2020

Are for-profit colleges poised to bounce back in the newly begun recession? Or are their glory days behind them?

December 17, 2019

The accountability regulation wasn't perfect, but it worked in weeding out poorly performing programs, Jonathan Kaplan writes. Let's improve it, not kill it.

December 11, 2019

University of Phoenix and the Federal Trade Commission settle a five-year investigation into whether the university falsely touted its relationships with big employers.

December 5, 2019

The College of Health Care Professions, a for-profit in Texas, has solid outcomes for low-income students in health-care fields. How does the model work?

November 7, 2019

Trump administration's Education Department says the Arizona university remains a for-profit, a surprising decision that may dump cold water on other nonprofit conversion bids.

October 23, 2019

In letter suggesting Trump administration improperly directed aid to for-profit college programs, top education committee lawmaker floats possibility of subpoenas.

October 21, 2019

The American Bar Association rejected a bid by Florida Coastal School of Law to go nonprofit, but law school leaders are committed to the change in tax status.

September 4, 2019

The federal government has approved more than $43 million for debt cancellation for students of recently shuttered for-profit colleges. And the total costs are likely to grow.

September 3, 2019

The Trump administration's final borrower-defense regulations -- a key part of new approach to college accountability -- cut billions in potential loan relief for students who allege they were defrauded.

August 15, 2019

For-profit colleges were shut out of proposed legislation to expand Pell Grants to short-term programs. They’ve offered little pushback so far, though -- a sign the sector is focused on other legislative concerns.

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May 9, 2019

Bills targeting for-profit institutions in California would prohibit tuition-sharing deals -- a sign of growing political scrutiny of the role of online program management companies.

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