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Steve Forbes, the Olympics, Congress and Other Stuff For-Profit Colleges Buy With Your Tax Dollars

David Halperin | Posted 02.11.2014 | Business
David Halperin

America's for-profit colleges are receiving as much as $33 billion in a single year from your tax money, and billions more from the pockets of students, a lot of whom are left deep in debt and jobless from their encounters with predatory schools.

Chris Kirkham

College Accreditation Panel Recommends For-Profit University Probation

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Kirkham | Posted 02.25.2013 | Business

A team of accreditors reviewing the University of Phoenix has recommended that the school be placed on probation, the university's parent said Monday,...

Coding for GOOD Update: Why We Stopped Recruiting and Started Teaching

Ben Goldhirsh | Posted 03.25.2013 | Technology
Ben Goldhirsh

Business leaders should consider how making an investment in curriculum and teaching resources may better suit their hiring needs than conventional recruiting methods -- especially as the nature of the 21st century workforce continues to evolve.

University Of Phoenix Closing 115 Locations

AP | ALEX VEIGA | Posted 10.16.2012 | College

-- Apollo Group Inc. said Tuesday that its fiscal fourth-quarter net income tumbled 60 percent, hurt by higher costs and declining enrollment at the ...

Chris Kirkham

Senate Report Lambasts For-Profit Colleges, Lax Regulation

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Kirkham | 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...

University Of Phoenix Parent Company Investigated

AP | Posted 07.17.2011 | College

PHOENIX — The nation's largest for-profit college says it is being investigated by the Massachusetts attorney general for possible deceptive pra...

University Of Phoenix Lays Off 700 Nationwide

Detroit Free Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The University of Phoenix has laid off roughly 700 employees as it grapples with declining enrollment and changes in the way it compensates admissions...

University Of Phoenix Enrollment Plunges 42%

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

University of Phoenix enrollment dropped 42 percent in the last three months of 2010 and is expected to plummet further. Officials at the university'...

For-Profit College Shares Tumble

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

NEW YORK — Shares of for-profit schools dove Thursday after a seemingly routine program review by the Department of Education reawakened fears o...

For-Profit Colleges Curry Favor With Candidates For State Offices

The Chronicle of Higher Education | Paul Basken | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

For-profit colleges may be rooting for Republicans to take over Congress in the midterm elections, but at the state level, they are largely supporting...

State Of Oregon Joins Class-Action Suit Against Apollo Group

wsj.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

NEW YORK (Dow Jones)--The state of Oregon has joined a securities fraud class-action lawsuit against Apollo Group Inc. (APOL) and several of its execu...

For-Profit College Stocks Tumble On Enrollment Decline Warning

AP | TALI ARBEL and JANNA HERRON | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

NEW YORK — The nation's largest for-profit college says it will take a big hit to enrollment – and its bottom line – as it tightens ...