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How A Bush Memo Helped Fuel The Rise Of For-Profit Colleges

AP | ANNE FLAHERTY | Posted 07.01.2015 | College

WASHINGTON (AP) -- How did trade schools go from being mom-and-pop shops that trained mechanics and hair stylists to making billions on Wall Street? A...

For-Profit Colleges Sue Obama Administration Over Regulations

AP | KIMBERLY HEFLING | Posted 01.06.2015 | College

WASHINGTON (AP) — The for-profit college sector filed a lawsuit Thursday that seeks to halt new regulations of its industry. The lawsuit is in resp...

Why For-Profit Colleges Target Veterans

Alexandra Rice | Posted 08.03.2014 | College
Alexandra Rice

In recent years, for-profit colleges and universities (such as the University of Phoenix) have heavily recruited veterans to become students. These institutions have a vested financial interest in doing so.

Chris Kirkham

Another Battle Brewing Over For-Profit Colleges | Chris Kirkham | Posted 06.25.2013 | Business

The Obama administration has resumed efforts to rein in abuses by for-profit colleges that leave students deep in debt and unable to find decent jobs,...

Chris Kirkham

Obama Administration Pushes Back Against 'Nonsense' For-Profit College Claims | Chris Kirkham | Posted 09.10.2012 | Business

For-profit college representatives say they shouldn't have to tell prospective students whether they are likely to afford their debts after attending ...

Chris Kirkham

For-Profit College Group Fights To Keep Students In Dark On Debt | Chris Kirkham | Posted 08.24.2012 | Business

For-profit college representatives are fighting in federal court for the right to avoid telling students if they are likely to afford their debts afte...

The For-Profit Higher Education Industry, By the Numbers

propublica | Suevon Lee | Posted 08.09.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of ProPublica. The for-profit higher education industry was the target of a bruising report issued last week. Bas...

Higher Education, Student Loans: Victors and Victims

Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam | Posted 10.07.2012 | College
Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam

By producing a comprehensive plan for the reform of higher education in a manner that treats students as customers, the Attainment Commission can put them on the road to being victors rather than victims.