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For-Profit Colleges Spending Millions Lobbying

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 08.30.2012 | College

For-profit colleges have spent a combined $39.6 million on lobbying efforts since 2007, according to an analysis by The Huffington Post using data fro...

In California the Battle To Save Higher Education Continues

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 06.12.2011 | College
Joseph A. Palermo

The budget constraints have led the CSU administration to put into overdrive its business model for higher education, to treat education like a "business," like a "product" that is "delivered" to a "customer."

Nonprofits Seeking Boost Personalize Appeals, Pair With For-Profits

Posted 06.06.2011 | Impact

Nonprofits competing for funds are now teaming up with for-profit businesses to help curb what is predicted to be another tough year for charitable gi...

Education news: Recess round-up has drama, politics and finance all in one

Susan Sawyers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susan Sawyers

A round-up of this week's education stories brought to you by The Hechinger Report. The word from Washington centered on the passage of an emerge...

University of Phoenix: Always Be Closing

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Joseph A. Palermo

The only "student learning outcomes" these for-profit corporations posing as colleges recognize are those that fill their own pockets with tax dollars that are supposed to be going to deserving students who just want an education.