Media Coverage in 2011

Media Coverage in 2011

Huffington Post — Community College Budget Cuts Drive Students To For-Profit Schools
December 30, 2011

St. Petersburg Times — Editorial – Obama missed chance to stand up for students
December 26, 2011

Pittsburgh Post Gazette — Opinion – Rein in for-profit schools; They’re diverting tax dollars from public education
December 23, 2011

Star Ledger (NJ) — Editorial: Caving to lobbyists on for-profit school regulation hurts students
December 16, 2011

NPR Morning Edition — Military Tuition Assistance Rules May Limit Options
December 15, 2011

Bloomberg/Businessweek — ‘Lavish’ CEO Pay at For-Profit Colleges Targeted by Lawmaker
December 15, 2011

The Minnesota Daily — Editorial – Obama succumbs to higher ed lobby
December 14, 2011

The Baltimore Sun — Cummings launches probe of for-profit schools
December 13, 2011

Huffington Post — Congress Investigates ‘Lavish’ Executive Pay At For-Profit Colleges
December 13, 2011

Marine Corps Times — Senators to DoD: Back off rules for TA schools
December 12, 2011

New York Times — The Caucus blog – Pay Data Sought for For-Profit Colleges
December 12, 2011

The Wall Street Journal — House Democrat Probes Executive Pay at For-Profit Colleges
December 12, 2011

New York Times — With Lobbying Blitz, For-Profit Colleges Diluted New Rules
December 9, 2011

Pittsburg Tribune Review — EDMC knew violations not just ‘technical,’ feds contend
December 9, 2011

Courthouse News Service — Shareholders Sue Giant Chain College
December 9, 2011

The Bay Citizen (CA) — At Vocational Schools, Complaints Mount as Oversight Lags
December 8, 2011

Bloomberg/Business Week — Education Management Should Face Recruitment Suit, U.S. Says
December 8, 2011

Chronicle of Higher Education — Demographics Do Not Explain For-Profit Colleges’ Shortcomings on Student-Success Measures, GAO Says
December 7, 2011

Inside Higher Ed — Questions of Quality
December 7, 2011

Lexington Herald Leader — Editorial – Test for-profit education; weigh value of state aid
December 7, 2011

Medill National Security Zone — Online or not, higher education is still a top priority for military vets
December 6, 2011

Huffington Post — For-Profit Colleges Need Stronger Oversight From States: Report
December 1, 2011

Education News — Report: Subpar Standards Accepted at For-Profit Schools
November 30, 2011

The Philly Post — Opinion – Propping Up Liars and Cheaters
November 28, 2011

Fox 29 Philadelphia — Fox 29 Investigates Career School
November 23, 2011

Hartford Courant — GAO Sting Uncovers Lax Academic Standards At Some For-Profit Colleges
November 23, 2011

ABC News — GAO Report Exposes Rule-Breaking at for-Profit Colleges
November 23, 2011

Consumer Affairs — Feds Conduct Undercover Probe of For-Profit Colleges
November 23, 2011

Boston Globe — GAO report finds cheating, plagiarism and other violations in for-profit colleges’ online classes
November 22, 2011

New York Times — Commercial Colleges Broke Rules in U.S. Inquiry
November 22, 2011

Bloomberg — For-Profit Colleges Violated Rules on Cheating, GAO Says
November 22, 2011

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Undercover Probe Finds Lax Academic Standards at Some For-Profit Colleges
November 22, 2011

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Job-Placement Problems Could Cost Some Career Education Colleges Their Accreditation
November 21, 2011

California Watch — Low job placement rates put for-profit colleges at risk
November 18, 2011

NPR, All Things Considered — For-Profit Education Provider Faces Trouble
November 7, 2011

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Senate Committee Reported Incorrect Data on For-Profit Veterans’ Education Benefits
November 3, 2011

Virginia Pilot, Editorial — Ensuring GI Bill money is well spent
October 11, 2011

Huffington Post — With Goldman’s Foray Into Higher Education, A Predatory Pursuit Of Students And Revenues
October 14, 2011

The New York Times Editorial — A Broader G.I. Bill
October 3, 2011

NPR Morning Edition — Holly Petraeus: For-Profit Colleges Misleading Soldiers
September 28, 2011

Inside Higher Ed — Serving Soldiers?
September 23, 2011

VFW On the Hill — VFW to Senate: Stop Predatory Schools From Stealing G.I. Bill Benefits
September 23, 2011

Federal News Radio — VA needs to tighten oversight of G.I. Bill
September 23, 2011

The Chronicle of Higher Education — 8 For-Profit Colleges Collect More Than $1-Billion in Veterans’ Education Benefits
September 22, 2011

Stars and Stripes — Senators blast rise in GI Bill funds going to for-profit colleges
September 22, 2011

Military.com — Critics Slam ‘Predatory’ For-Profit Schools
September 23, 2011

Omaha World Herald — For-profit colleges under fire
September 23, 2011

Time blog — Back to School
September 23, 2011

Mother Jones — Let’s Enroll
September 23, 2011

New York Times Op-Ed by Holly Petraeus: For-Profit Colleges, Vulnerable G.I.’s
September 22, 2011

Bloomberg — For-Profit Colleges Got $1 Billion in Veterans Benefits
September 22, 2011

AP — For-profit colleges getting more GI Bill dollars
September 22, 2011

NPR — Too Much GI Bill Money Going To For-Profit Schools?
September 22, 2011

Chronicle of Higher Education — Highlighting Flow of Military Benefits to For-Profits, Senators Seek Changes in Key Rule
September 22, 2011

Huffington Post — For-Profit Colleges Reaping Benefits From Veterans
September 22, 2011

Army Times — Senator: High veteran dropout rate disturbing
September 22, 2011

WFAA (Dallas/Fort Worth) — Federal investigation into for-profit schools
September 22, 2011

Radio Iowa — Colleges allegedly taking advantage of soldiers and GI Bill
September 22, 2011

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education — Federal Student Loan Default Rate Rises Sharply
September 13, 2011

California Watch — State attorneys general investigating for-profit colleges
September 12, 2011

The Baltimore Sun — Student loan defaults rise: for-profit schools account for more than half of the increase
September 12, 2011

Reuters — Default rate at US for-profit schools up to 15 pct
September 12, 2011

AP — Student loan default rates jump
September 12, 2011

Bloomberg — U.S. College Loan Defaults Highest Since 1997
September 12, 2011

The New York Times — Student Loan Default Rates Rise Sharply in Past Year
September 12, 2011

The Quick and the Ed — Student Loan Default Problem Even Worse Than It Seems
September 12, 2011

Youth Today — College Default Rate Rises to 8.8 percent
September 12, 2011

Huffington Post — Student Loan Defaults Reach Highest Level In More Than A Decade
September 12, 2011

Military Times via VFW Facebook page — VFW seeks tighter rules on for-profit schools
September 8, 2011

Orlando Sentinel — Editorial: Bondi needs company in watching for-profit colleges
August 24, 2011

East Orlando Sun — Editorial: Our Observation
August 24, 2011

Wall Street Journal — Party Ends at For-Profit Schools
August 23, 2011

Inside Higher Ed — For-Profits and the False Claims Act
August 15, 2011

California Watch — Harris seeks millions in for-profit college lawsuit
August 15, 2011

Chronicle of Higher Education — U.S. Appeals Court Revives Suit Against Corinthian Colleges Over Recruiter Pay
August 15, 2011

New York Times — Editorial: An Industry in Need of Accountability
August 15, 2011

Beaufort Observer (N Carolina) — AG Op – Ed – Beware of  ”for profit” schools
August 15, 2011

St. Petersburg Times — Editorial: For-profit schools get needed scrutiny
August 13, 2011

Reuters — U.S. court revives lawsuit against Corinthian, Ernst
August 12, 2011

Military Advantage blog — Why All the Fuss Over For-Profit Schools?
August 11, 2011

Courier Journal — Editorial: Protecting students
August 11, 2011

Courier Journal — Editorial: Pressure to pay
August 11, 2011

Journal Gazette (Fort Wayne) — Editorial: Welcome student aid scrutiny
August 10, 2011

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette — For-profit schools challenged on $11B in U.S. aid
August 9, 2011

KWTX — Texas Revokes Approval For 22 Career School Programs, Orders Refunds
August 9, 2011

Star Telegram — ATI campuses stay open for business as state pulls OK for 22 programs
August 9, 2011

WFAA — State revokes 22 ATI programs
August 9, 2011

Courier-Journal — Conway files complaint against Brown Mackie College
August 9, 2011

AP — Justice Dept. accuses college of breaking law
August 8, 2011

AP — Justice Department, 4 states accuse for-profit college of breaking ban on recruiter incentives
August 8, 2011

New York Times — For-Profit College Group Sued as U.S. Lays Out Wide Fraud
August 8, 2011

AP — For-profit colleges respond to increased scrutiny
August 6, 2011

Gazette-Mail (WV) — Rise of for-profit colleges a concern for state higher ed chief
August 6, 2011

Student Veterans of America blog — The Need to Constrain For-Profit Institutions
August 5, 2011

Chicago Tribune — Career Education under microscope
August 5, 2011

Inside Higher Ed – Quick Takes — Chain of Career Colleges Ordered to Stop Taking New Students
August 4, 2011

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Texas Closes 16 Campuses of Career College for Data Discrepancies
August 3, 2011

Louisville Courier-Journal — Editorial: Ripping off students
July 29, 2011

WFAA — TWC ruling halts authorization of ATI to run schools in Texas
July 28, 2011

Los Angeles Times — Some up-and-coming chefs are skipping culinary school
July 28, 2011

Lexington Herald Leader — State attorney general accuses Daymar College of deceptive marketing
July 28, 2011

KWTX (Texas) — State Moves To Revoke Approval For Local Career Training Center
July 27, 2011

Time — Top Chef Dreams: Are Cooking Schools a Rip-Off?
July 27, 2011

The American Legion — Legion attends for-profit schools roundtable
July 26, 2011

WFAA Dallas/Fort Worth — For-profit school accreditation: Don’t ask, don’t tell
July 22, 2011

The Chronicle of Higher Education — For-Profit Allies and Critics Discuss Ideas for Improving the Sector
July 21, 2011

Forbes blog — Must-View Frontline Video on Mistreatment of Vets by For-profit Colleges
July 21, 2011

Huffington Post — For-Profit College Lobbying Group Sues Obama Administration Over Regulations
July 20, 2011

Inside Higher Ed — ‘State Authorization’ Struck Down
July 13, 2011

Inside Higher Ed — Going After ‘Gainful’
July 11, 2011

News Democrat & Leader — OpEd – For-profit colleges need to be closely examined (KY Attorney General Jack Conway)
July 6, 2011

Sun Sentinel — New rules aimed at curbing abuses at for-profit colleges
July 5, 2011

Times of Trenton — Opinion: For-profit colleges drain public resources, run students into debt (Linda Stamato, Rutgers University)
July 3, 2011

Orlando Sentinel — Editorial: Aggressive recruiting and loan defaults at for-profit schools demand more oversight
July 3, 2011

The American Legion — Legion outraged by many for-profit schools
July 1, 2011

Stars and Stripes — For-profit colleges promise veterans a high-quality degree … but do they deliver?
June 29, 2011

eCampus News — Opinion: New •gainful employment• regulation is weak medicine for a strong ailment (Jose Cruz; Education Trust)
June 23, 2011

Connecticut Post — Mass. for-profit schools could face more scrutiny
June 21, 2011

Orlando Sentinel — Editorial: Students at for-profit colleges are taking on debt they can’t handle
June 19, 2011

Palm Beach Post — Editorial: The taxpayers got schooled
June 17, 2011

Time — Are For-Profit Colleges Targeting Low-Income Students?
June 15, 2011

Lexington Herald Leader — Editorial: Getting money’s worth not partisan
June 14, 2011

Pittsburg Post Gazette — EDMC’s for-profit schools under scrutiny for recruiting practices
June 12, 2011

Orlando Sentinel — Editorial: College debt bubble
June 12, 2011

Star Ledger — Editorial: Crushing debt and subprime education: Preparing students for “gainful employment” in for-profit schools and colleges
June 12, 2011

Lexington Herald Leader — State officials air concerns about for-profit colleges
June 11, 2011

Journal Gazette (Fort Wayne) — Editorial: Student borrowers, beware
June 10, 2011

New York Times — Editorial: Subprime Education
June 10, 2011

Texas Watchdog — Bill requires state to collect more data on for-profit schools
June 10, 2011

Fort Worth Star Telegram — Column – For-profit colleges deepening student debt crisis
June 10, 2011

Marketplace — The new regulations for for-profit schools
June 10, 2011

Courier-Journal (KY) — Lawmakers hear conflicting reports on for-profit colleges
June 10, 2011

St. Petersburg Times — Editorial: New rules let for-profit schools off the hook
June 9, 2011

The Daily Iowan — Editorial: Harkin-backed regulations of for-profit colleges don’t go far enough
June 9, 2011

Diverse: Issue in Higher Education — Senate Committee Puts For-profits Back in Spotlight Following Education Department Ruling
June 8, 2011

CNN — Sen. Harkin concerned new rules not tough enough on for-profit schools
June 7, 2011

NPR — Senate Hears Testimony On For-Profit College Rules
June 7, 2011

California Watch — Student demographics, loan repayment largely unrelated
June 6, 2011

The New York Times — Editorial: Stopping Fraud at Trade Schools
June 5, 2011

Eugene Register Guard — Editorial: Rein in for-profit colleges
June 4, 2011

Contra Costa Times — Op Ed: Stop predatory lending by for-profit colleges – Congressman Michael Honda and Wade Henderson
June 3, 2011

CBS Evening News — For-profit college students learn hard lessons
June 2, 2011

Colorlines — Arne Duncan: For-Profit Schools Need to be 35 Percent Effective
June 3, 2011

NPR — For-Profit Colleges Face New Rules
June 2, 2011

Marketplace — New standards for for-profit colleges
June 2, 2011

USA Today — For-profit colleges may face aid cuts
June 2, 2011

New York Times — Education Department Increases Its Regulation of For-Profit Colleges
June 2, 2011

Huffington Post — For-Profit College Regulations: Obama Administration Issues Rules
June 2, 2011

Reuters — Key U.S. rule hitting for-profit schools softened
June 2, 2011

Politico — For-profit colleges are issued new rules by Education Department
June 2, 2011

Bloomberg — For-Profit Colleges Get More Time to Comply With U.S. Aid Rules
June 2, 2011

Chronicle of Higher Education — For-Profit Colleges Win Major Concessions in Final ‘Gainful Employment’ Rule
June 2, 2011

Associated Press — Big student debt could limit schools’ aid access
June 2, 2011

National Journal — For-Profit College Rule Focuses on Student Debt
June 2, 2011

Washington Post — Federal ‘gainful employment’ rule tightens oversight of for-profit colleges
June 2, 2011

Inside Higher Ed — Concessions or a Cave-in?
June 2, 2011

NPR — ‘Softened’ Regulations Issued For For-Profit Schools
June 2, 2011

CNN Money — For-profit colleges face tougher funding standards
June 2, 2011

UPI — New rule impacts for-profit schools
June 2, 2011

The New York Times — Editorial: “Education Is the Last Thing on Their Minds”
May 11, 2011

The Huffington Post : “Attorneys General In 10 States Launch Joint Investigation Into For-Profit Colleges”
May 3, 2011

The New York Times: “U.S. to Join Suit Against For-Profit College Chain”
May 2, 2011

San Francisco Chronicle: “For-profit colleges face lawsuits, U.S. scrutiny”
May 1, 2011

Chicago Tribune: “Durbin, Davis warn for-profit colleges
April 28, 2011

Des Moines Register: Editorial — “For-profit colleges need additional oversight”
April 22, 2011

WFAA • Dallas/Fort Worth: “State takes action against ATI career schools”
April 1, 2011

Seattle Times: Editorial — “Congress needs to address career colleges’ toxic choices”
March 27, 2011

Dubuque Telegraph Herald: Editorial — “Congress should study tactics of for-profit colleges
March 25, 2011

Philadelphia Daily News: “Colleges that profit, students who don’t”
March 25, 2011

Baltimore Business Journal: “Maryland Senate passes bill to regulate for-profit colleges”
March 22, 2011

Africana Online: “Senate Panel Investigates Ashford University”
March 17, 2011

Marine Corps Times: Editorial — “Congress, Pentagon must keep eye on for-profit schools targeting troops”
March 11, 2011

Miami Herald: Editorial — “Better Bang for Student Aid Bucks”
March 11, 2011

Bloomberg: “Bridgepoint Aid Grew as Students Dropped Out, Harkin Says”
March 10, 2011

Chronicle of Higher Education: “At a Senate Hearing, Tough Questions for a Fast-Growing For-Profit’s Accreditor”
March 10, 2011

The New York Times: “Hearing Sees Financial Success and Education Failures of For-Profit College”
March 10, 2011

Politico: Opinion contributor — “For-profit colleges need oversight”
March 10, 2011

Youth Today: “For-Profit Reaps Huge Profits from Tiny School’s Accreditation”
March 10, 2011

The Huffington Post: “Buying Legitimacy: How a group of California executives built an online college empire”
March 9, 2011

Houston Chronicle: “VA pulls GI Bill funding for Westwood College”
March 9, 2011

Philadelphia Inquirer: Editorial — “Selling fake dreams”
March 8, 2011

WFAA (Texas) : “More questionable career placement jobs at ATI”
March 4, 2011

Providence Journal: Editorial — “For-profit pitfalls”
March 4, 2011

San Francisco Chronicle: Editorial — “For-profit schools must be better regulated”
March 3, 2011

Wall Street Journal: “Washington Post’s Kaplan Being Investigated By Illinois AG”
March 2, 2011

San Jose Mercury News: Editorial — “For-profit college rules must be implemented”
March 1, 2011

Des Moines Register: Editorial — “For-profit colleges need federal oversight”
February 27, 2011

The Chronicle of Higher Education: “Iowa Attorney General Investigates Bridgepoint’s Ashford U.”
March 16, 2011

Pro Publica: “Recruiter’s Experience at one For-Profit University Suggests Reform Efforts Will Face Hurdles”
February 14, 2011

Diverse Issues in Higher Education: “Civil Rights Groups Express Support for Gainful Employment Rules”
February 8, 2011

The Huffington Post: “For-profit college recruiters taught to use “pain,” “fear,” internal documents show”
February 8, 2011

California Watch: “For-profit colleges have highest student loan default rates”
February 7, 2011

USA Today: Opinion — “Why government must rein-in for-profit colleges “
February 7, 2011

Los Angeles Times: “For-profit colleges face federal crackdown”
February 6, 2011

Inside Higher Ed: “New Look: Default Rates”
February 4, 2011

Colorlines: “What’s holding up for-profit schools regulation?
February 2, 2011

Chronicle of Higher Education: “In wake of credit crunch, more for-profit colleges lend to students”
January 31, 2011

Youth Today: “‘Gainful Employment’ Battle Rages On
January 28, 2011

Inside Higher Ed: “Consumer and Minority Groups Urge Tough Rule on For-Profit Colleges”
January 27, 2011

Campus Progress: “Campus Progress & 37 Other Organizations Send Letter to the President Backing Reform of For-Profits”
January 26, 2011

San Antonio Express: “Career schools face tough time”
January 26, 2011

WFAA Dallas: “‘Volunteers’ aimed for-profit school pitches at ex-cons”
January 21, 2011

Chronicle of Higher Education: “For-Profit Colleges Could Do More on Shortage of Health-Care Workers”
January 20, 2011

Inside Higher Ed: “Ad Campaign in Favor of Tougher Oversight of For-Profits”
January 19, 2011

Kansas City Star: Editorial — “Colleges must ratchet down their ever-rising costs”
January 15, 2011

Bloomberg: “For-Profit Colleges Facing Taxpayer-Funds Loss Fight Aid Limit”
January 12, 2011

New York Times: The Newest College Credential”
January 7, 2011

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