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For Profit College Rules

For-Profit Colleges Can Give Bonuses To Recruiters, Judge Rules

Reuters | Posted 12.02.2014 | College

By Julia Edwards WASHINGTON, Oct 2 (Reuters) - A federal judge ruled in favor of for-profit colleges and universities on Thursday, ov...

Our Tax Dollars at Work: The Shame of Proprietary Colleges

Dr. Lawrence M. Schall | Posted 07.29.2012 | College
Dr. Lawrence M. Schall

At a time when government support for our public universities has been slashed and slashed again, state support of private, for-profit colleges continues to grow. What's not wrong with that picture?

Chris Kirkham

White House Issues Rules On For-Profit Colleges

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Kirkham | Posted 08.01.2011 | Business

The Obama administration on Thursday issued a series of highly anticipated regulations aimed at cracking down on for-profit colleges and other career ...

Why Government Must Rein in For-Profit Colleges

Ben Jealous | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Ben Jealous

Students trying to improve their job prospects shouldn't be duped into taking on crushing debt in exchange for the promise of a future job that will probably never materialize. A

Chris Kirkham

Watchdog Claims Conspiracy Driving Rules On For-Profit Colleges

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Kirkham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A Washington advocacy group is claiming that Wall Street investors have conspired with the Department of Education to craft rules that would damage fo...

Are You In Debt To A For Profit College?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

For-Profit colleges have been criticized by the federal government for their deceptive recruiting practices and predatory financial aid programs. ...

For-Profit Colleges Ramp Up Lobbying Efforts

nytimes.com | TAMAR LEWIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

For-profit colleges have increased their lobbying against proposed Education Department rules to cut off federal financial aid to programs whose stude...

For-Profit Education Shares RISE In Face Of New Federal Rules

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

NEW YORK — Shares of for-profit education companies soared Friday after the Department of Education proposed new rules that should allow most sc...

Proposed Federal Rules Target For-Profit Colleges

AP | ERIC GORSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The Education Department will propose much-anticipated regulations Friday that would cut off federal aid to for-profit college programs if too many of...

We Don't Need No (For-Profit) Education

Karl Frisch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karl Frisch

The for-profit college industry is offering prospective students certificates and degrees that are often useless after badgering them into signing up for federal student loans that they may never be able to repay.

White House Announces New For-Profit College Recruitment Rules

AP | DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Colleges would no longer be allowed to pay recruiters for students or engage in aggressive or misleading recruitment under proposed new federal regula...