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For Profit Universities

John Oliver On For-Profit Schools: 'A First-Class Education In The Depths Of Human Depravity'

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 09.08.2014 | Comedy

On the first "Last Week Tonight" following his August break, John Oliver had an important message for college students: stop watching his show right n...

You'll Make Less Money If You Switch To A For-Profit College: Study

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.28.2014 | College

A student who transfers from a community college to a for-profit school will earn less once they have their degree than if they were to attend a publi...

Controversial Group's Strategy Raises Concern Over 'Inappropriate' Partnerships

Posted 12.05.2012 | Politics

By Sarah Pavlus For-profit university targets community college students University of Phoenix says new relationships will restore profits, repu...

Hot Sauce As Economic Driver

Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 04.24.2012 | Business

Don't look now, but we just might be in the midst of a hot sauce recovery. Hot sauce production is actually one of the ten fastest growing industr...

The Corporate University Model: Part 2

Stuart McIntyre | Posted 05.23.2012 | College
Stuart McIntyre

As private funding displaces public funding and the diversity of people and ideas is diminished, the corporate university will become an institution that serves private interests over vital public goods.

The Corporate University Model: Part One

Stuart McIntyre | Posted 05.13.2012 | College
Stuart McIntyre

The modern corporate university will be a center of economic activity. Programs that bring in money will be given priority for funding, and their surpluses can be reinvested into programs that run at a loss, if the administration so chooses.

Administration's Higher Education Goals Unattainable Without K-16 Bridge

Omari Scott Simmons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Omari Scott Simmons

College counseling must become an integrated self-standing function in public high schools nationwide and particularly in the neediest school districts; it should be a core service public schools provide to students.

Peter S. Goodman

Kaplan Tarnishes Washington Post Legacy | Peter S. Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Nearly four decades ago, the Washington Post found itself faced with the sort of agonizing decision that can define a reputation. The New York Times h...

Chris Kirkham

Kaplan University's 'Guerrilla Registration' Forcing Students Into Debt | Chris Kirkham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Arlen Castillo had just begun an online associate's degree program at Kaplan University when a family emergency forced a change of plans. Her mother i...

University Of Phoenix Publishes Ambiguous Self-Assessment

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

As for-profit colleges continue to raise eyebrows nationwide -- by exploiting veterans and lying about job opportunities, among other things -- the Un...

Transparency by 'Shorts' on 'For-Profit' Schools Needed, Too

Lanny Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lanny Davis

Wall Street short-seller Steve Eisman gave a speech criticizing for-profit colleges and universities. Stories appeared after the speech that the share values of the companies had dropped -- and that Eisman had "shorted" these stocks.