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Entries by Chris Kirkham from 07/2012

For-Profit College Regulations Struck Down In Part By Federal Judge

Posted 07.01.2012 | Business

A federal judge has struck down central parts of hotly debated new federal regulations meant to rein in for-profit colleges that often leave students ...

Future Of For-Profit College Regulations Now In Obama Administration's Hands

Posted 07.02.2012 | Business

After a federal judge struck down key parts of new regulations on for-profit colleges last weekend, it's undecided whether the Department of Education...

Private Prison Company May Take Over Virginia Sex Offender Center

Posted 07.16.2012 | Business

Virginia is in the final stages of reviewing proposals that would privatize a mental health treatment facility for sex offenders who can be held indef...

For-Profit College At Risk Of Losing Accreditation And Access To Federal Student Aid

Posted 07.19.2012 | Business

In just seven years, Ashford University has grown to be one of the nation's largest for-profit colleges, morphing from a 300-student Catholic school i...

For-Profit Colleges Pay Executives Based On Profit, Not Student Success, Report Finds

Posted 07.27.2012 | Business

Top executives at major for-profit colleges take in millions of dollars in annual compensation -- primarily from taxpayer subsidies -– yet most of t...

For-Profit Colleges Get Scathing Indictment In Senate Report

Posted 07.30.2012 | Business

After a two-year investigation of the for-profit higher education industry, Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) on Monday unveiled an exhaustive report on the co...