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Gainful Employment and Higher Ed Funding: Investing in Programs That Work

Gail Mellow | Posted 02.17.2015 | College
Gail Mellow

It's time we look to them as the most obvious source of funding to support our public colleges and start investing our money into a system that we know works.

Homeless Kids Hurt by For-Profit Colleges

Kevin M. Ryan | Posted 07.20.2014 | Impact
Kevin M. Ryan

As a result of their aggressive recruiting and their low investment in actual education, for-profit schools saw more than half of the students enrolled in 2008 leave within a median of four months, without a degree or certification, just troublesome debt.

Exposed: For-Profit Colleges' Blueprint for Blocking Obama Regulations

David Halperin | Posted 07.05.2014 | Business
David Halperin

Posted on the website of an accounting firm in Puerto Rico is a revealing PowerPoint presentation dated February 20, 2014, and credited to Steve Gunderson, the CEO of APSCU. It outlines APSCU's plan for defeating the Obama administration's key regulation aimed at holding for-profit colleges accountable for leaving students with insurmountable debt.

Bob Kerrey to Keynote Meeting of For-Profit Colleges Charged With Abusing Vets

David Halperin | Posted 05.03.2014 | Politics
David Halperin

Kerry, a 1992 candidate for president who earned the Congressional Medal of Honor for his brave acts as a Navy Seal in Vietnam, has chosen to back an industry that has many big players who are systematically abusing students, notably our veterans and active duty service members.

Whistleblower Lawsuit Versus Harris For-Profit College Is Tip of the Iceberg

David Halperin | Posted 04.23.2014 | College
David Halperin

Harris School of Business has been receiving about $100 million a year in our taxpayer money, despite claims of fraud and abuse in this whistleblower action and other lawsuits against the school.

Embattled For-Profit College EDMC Enlists Students as Lobbyists

David Halperin | Posted 04.12.2014 | Business
David Halperin

Republic Report has obtained an email sent last week from EDMC management to staff urging them to become lobbyists for the cause by sending messages to the Obama administration and Congress.

For-Profit Colleges: Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old

David Halperin | Posted 06.09.2012 | College
David Halperin

Instead of using his stature to lead his industry to a more responsible place, Steve Gunderson appears only to be pursuing a strategic alliance with traditional colleges to avoid accountability measures.

Students and Taxpayers Deserve Accountability

Randy Proto | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Randy Proto

Students don't care which institution people in power prefer; neither do taxpayers. Students care about whether they are getting a fair deal ­and accurate information.

Gainful Employment?

Randy Proto | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Randy Proto

The U.S. Department of Education is trying to give students that clearer picture and protection from making what it deems could be wrong choices with its new regulation called "Gainful Employment."