Media Coverage in 2012

The Connecticut Mirror — For-profit schools shut doors on short notice to students,
Dec 31, 2012

Huffington Post — “For-Profit Colleges Manage Student Loan Default Rates, Senators Call For Investigation”,
Dec 27, 2012

Milwaukee Magazine — The Third Degree,
Dec 17, 2012

Inside Higher Ed — Senate Passes Bill to Protect Veterans,
Dec 21, 2012

Army Times — Senate OKs bill aimed at protecting GI benefits,
Dec 20, 2012

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Senators Call for Investigation of For-Profit Colleges’ Tactics on Default Rates,
Dec 14, 2012

The Chronicle of Higher Education — “In Wisconsin, Approval of For-Profit Colleges May Depend on Student Outcomes”,
Dec 13, 2012

Huffington Post blog — Senators Demand Probe of For-Profit College Circumvention of Student Loan Default Rules,
Dec 13, 2012

Roll Call — Op Ed – Durbin: Trim Fat on For-Profit College Subsidies,
Dec 13, 2012

Washington Monthly — University of Phoenix Lobbies to Prevent Community College Bachelor’s Degrees,
Dec 11, 2012

The American Independent — University of Phoenix fought against community college expansion,
Dec 6, 2012

Marine Corps Times — DoD unveils new agreement for colleges,
Dec 6, 2012

The American Independent — For-profit university targets community college students,
Dec 5, 2012

McClatchy News Service — VA trademarks term ‘GI Bill’ to shield vets from deception,
Dec 4, 2012

The Motley Fool — How For-Profit Colleges Ace Marketing and Flunk Education,
Dec 4, 2012

The Orange County Register — Corinthian Colleges’ for-profit model under fire,
Dec 3, 2012

The Chronicle of Higher Education — New Scholarship Helps Student-Veterans Who Say For-Profit Colleges Victimized Them,
Nov 30, 2012

Reuters — U.S. for-profit colleges spend big on marketing while slashing other costs,
Nov 28, 2012

Huffington Post — “For-Profit College Regulations Are Needed, Concede Some Industry Presidents”,
Nov 27, 2012

ABC News (video) — “False Future?: Whistleblower says Colleges Deceive Students, Parents about Job Prospects Post Graduation”,
Nov 25, 2012

Air Force Times — For-profit schools group to explore improvements,
Nov 23, 2012

Bloomberg — For-Profits Losing to Better-Rated, Cheaper State Schools
Nov 20, 2012

NewsOK (Oklahoma) — For-profit colleges cost more, leave students with greater debt than public institutions
Nov 18, 2012

Business Courier (Cincinnati) — Slipping enrollment sends some for-profit schools packing
Nov 16, 2012

California Watch — For-profit Career Education Corp. to close 23 campuses
Nov 13, 2012

Crain’s Chicago Business — DeVry nurses its way back to health
Nov 12, 2012

Los Angeles Times — Op-Ed – Dollar signs in uniforms
Nov 12, 2012

Pittsburgh Post Gazette — Op Ed – Veterans Fight Back: Unscrupulous for-profit colleges are bilking them of their GE benefits
Nov 12, 2012

Charleston Daily Mail — Editorial – On Veterans Day 2012, look out for new vets
Nov 12, 2012

Inside Higher Ed — Layoffs and Campus Closures for Career Education Corp.
Nov 9, 2012

WFTV (Orlando) — 9 Investigates career colleges
Nov 8, 2012

Reuters — Career Education to cut jobs, shut campuses
Nov 8, 2012

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Career Education Corp. Will Close 23 Campuses and Cut 900 Jobs
Nov 8, 2012

WFTV (FL) — Full Responses from Keiser, Everest and other schools
Nov 8, 2012

Inside Higher Ed — Education Department Questions Corinthian’s Assets
Nov 6, 2012

South Florida Business Journal — Bondi: Agreement made with Keiser University, Everglades University and Keiser Career College
Nov 1, 2012

Inside Higher Ed — Keiser U. Reaches Settlement With Florida
Nov 1, 2012

KRQE (NM) — Benefits of for-profit colleges questioned
Nov 1, 2012

Sun Sentinel — Keiser University reaches settlement with attorney general over admissions
Oct 31, 2012

ABC (Tampa) — I-Team: Four for-profit colleges under state investigation
Oct 25, 2012

The Wall Street Journal — For-Profit Colleges Get Schooled
Oct 24, 2012

The Chronicle of Higher Education — For-Profit Colleges’ Marketers Generate Leads, and Controversy
Oct 22, 2012

The Salt Lake Tribune — Utah puts nursing programs on notice over tests
Oct 19, 2012

Associated Press — Enrollment falling at for-profit colleges
Oct 19, 2012

Inside Higher Ed — University of Phoenix Closing 115 Locations
Oct 17, 2012

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Enrollment Slide and Cost Cutting May Signal Strategy Shift at U. of Phoenix
Oct 17, 2012

Inside Higher Ed — Justice Dept. Investigates Bridgepoint Admissions Practices
Oct 16, 2012

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Apollo Group to Lay Off 800 Employees and Close 115 Locations
Oct 16, 2012

Huffington Post — University of Phoenix Closing 115 Locations, Affecting 13,000 Students
Oct 16, 2012

Reuters — Bridgeport, For-Profit Education Company, Says DOJ Probing Pay For Admissions Officers
Oct 15, 2012

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Year-Old Code of Conduct Makes Slow Progress Among For-Profit Colleges
Oct 10, 2012

New York Times — Editorial – Misleading Advice for Student Borrowers
Oct 8, 2012

Higher Ed Watch — The Real Story Behind Corinthian Colleges’ Plummeting Default Rates
Oct 8, 2012

Detroit Free Press — Vocational schools see highest rate of defaults on loans
Oct 7, 2012

Inside Higher Ed — Default Rates Continue Climb, Mostly
Oct 1, 2012

The Hill — Blumenthal bill would go after colleges misleading students
Oct 1, 2012

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Default Rate on Federal Student Loans Rises Again
Sep 30, 2012

USA Today — More college students defaulting on student loans
Sep 30, 2012

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Kaplan Says It Will Close 9 Campuses
Sep 29, 2012

Huffington Post — For-Profit Colleges Collect $32 Billion, 3 Lose Federal Aid Eligibility For Failing 90/10 Rule
Sep 28, 2012

The New York Times — Education Department Report Shows More Borrowers Defaulting on Student Loans
Sep 28, 2012

Bloomberg — Student-Loan Default Rates Rise as Federal Scrutiny Grows
Sep 28, 2012

Ed Source (CA) — For Profit Colleges Ordered to be Transparent
Sep 27, 2012

The Chronicle of Higher Education — 3 For-Profit Institutions Lose Student-Aid Eligibility After Failing 90/10 Test Twice
Sep 27, 2012

Bay Citizen (CA) — Vocational students get more protections
Sep 27, 2012

Inside Higher Ed — U.S. Audit Finds Student Aid Irregularities at Career Education Unit
Sep 26, 2012

Washington Monthly — For-profit College Will Now “Focus on Student Outcomes and Success”
Sep 26, 2012

Inside Higher Ed — Bridgepoint Cuts 450 Jobs in Admissions
Sep 25, 2012

Huffington Post blog — EDMC Professors and Students Speak: How Lobbyists & Goldman Sachs Ruined For-Profit Education
Sep 24, 2012

Journal-Sentinel (Milwaukee) — Barrett calls on Everest to pay off loans of jobless graduates
Sep 24, 2012

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Ashford U. Cuts Recruiting Staff and Focuses More on Student Support
Sep 24, 2012

Chronicle of Higher Education — Conference Brings Together For-Profit Colleges and Scholars Who Study Them
Sep 23, 2012

Toledo Blade — Editorial – Default judgment
Sep 22, 2012

Bloomberg — U.S. senators ask FTC to probe third-party marketing to students
Sep 21, 2012

Huffington Post — College Student Rebate Act Would Limit For-Profit Colleges’ Advertising, Lobbying Budgets
Sep 21, 2012

Huffington Post blog — For-Profit Education: Value for Whom?
Sep 20, 2012

Education Industry Reporter — The Battle Over the Gainful Employment Regulations Continues
Sep 17, 2012

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel — No Quarter Column – Job-placement performance of Everest College proves dismal
Sep 16, 2012

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Education Dept. Says For-Profit Colleges’ Argument Against Rule ‘Is Nonsense’
Sep 10, 2012

Huffington Post — For-Profit College Claims Are ‘Nonsense,’ Obama Administration Says
Sep 10, 2012

Minnesota Public Radio — For-profit Globe University’s recruitment, revenue tactics questioned
Sep 10, 2012

Boston Globe — Editorial – For-profit colleges need closer scrutiny
Sep 8, 2012

New Hampshire Business Review — For-profit colleges go under the microscope
Sep 7, 2012

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel — No Quarter Column – Taxpayers won’t pay for closing of Everest College
Sep 7, 2012

Huffington Post blog — “Justice Dept. Says For-Profit College ATI Engaged in “”Widespread”” Fraud”
Sep 4, 2012

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Justice Department Files Complaint Against Career-College Company
Sep 3, 2012

Star-Telegram (Ft. Worth) — For-profit schools taking in millions from GI Bill
Sep 2, 2012

American RadioWorks — The Case Against For-Profit Colleges and Universities
Sep 1, 2012

Minnesota Public Radio — The Rise of Phoenix: For-profit universities shake up the academy
Sep 1, 2012

Dallas Observer — “Feds Say ATI’s For-Profit Colleges Created Fake Jobs, Companies to Rip Off Students and the Government”
Aug 31, 2012

Politico — Opinion – Taming the for-profit college monster
Aug 24, 2012

The Chronicle of Higher Education — For-Profit Colleges Criticize Effort to Restore Part of Gainful-Employment Rules
Aug 23, 2012

Huffington Post — For-Profit College Group Fights To Keep Students In Dark On Debt
Aug 23, 2012

The Gainesville Sun — Editorial: For-profit excesses
Aug 22, 2012

Journal Gazette (Fort Wayne) — Editorial – Proceed with care
Aug 21, 2012

Lawrence Journal World (KS) — Editorial – Education need
Aug 21, 2012

Charleston Gazette — Editorial: Beware of for-profit colleges
Aug 20, 2012

New York Daily News — Opinion – An education in false promises
Aug 20, 2012

The Oregonian — Editorial – For-profit college report card is unsettling
Aug 18, 2012

The Ledger (FL) — Editorial – For-Profit Colleges: Costly For-Profit Failures
Aug 18, 2012

The Spokesman Review (Spokane) — Editorial: For-profit colleges are wasting public funds
Aug 16, 2012

Shreveport Times — “Editorial – For-profit college industry needs reform, monitoring”
Aug 15, 2012

Buffalo News — Editorial – For-profit colleges focus on revenue at the expense of their students
Aug 15, 2012

Standard Examiner (UT) — Editorial: For-profit debt studies
Aug 14, 2012

The News Tribune (Tacoma) — Editorial – Too many for-profit colleges fail to deliver for students
Aug 11, 2012

The Patriot-News (PA) — Editorial – Failing grade: Congress must reform for-profit college system
Aug 10, 2012

The Palm Beach Post — Editorial: Protect students from being duped by for-profit colleges
Aug 10, 2012

Pro Publica — “The For-Profit Higher Education Industry, By the Numbers”
Aug 9, 2012

The Rachel Maddow Show — “Video- For-profit colleges target veterans, federal loans for huge profits”
Aug 9, 2012

The Village Voice — City Wages War on Scam For-Profits
Aug 8, 2012

Higher Ed Watch — New Senate Bill Seeks to Crack Down on One of For-Profit Colleges’ Worst Abuses
Aug 7, 2012

California Watch — “Senate report finds large cost gap between for-profit, public colleges”
Aug 7, 2012

Times Call (CO) — Editorial – For-profit schools get a bad grade
Aug 6, 2012

Tampa Bay Times — Editorial – For-profit colleges: raw deal for taxpayers
Aug 6, 2012

The Reporter (PA) — Editorial – Education and profit motive don’t mix well
Aug 6, 2012

Merced Sun Star — Editorial – Our View: For-profit college risk clear in report
Aug 6, 2012

Star-Ledger (NJ) — “Editorial – For-profit colleges must stop ripping off students, taxpayers”
Aug 5, 2012

The Modesto Bee — Editorial – For-profit college risk clear in report
Aug 5, 2012

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette — Editorial – Failed schools: Congress must fix the for-profit college industry
Aug 5, 2012

Cleveland Plain Dealer — Column – For-profit colleges provide lesson in strong-arm sales: Plain Dealing
Aug 4, 2012

DesMoines Register — OpEd (Senator Harkin) – Iowa View: Senate investigation puts these schools in spotlight
Aug 3, 2012

Broward-Palm Beach News Times — Complaints About For-Profit Colleges Keep Rolling In
Aug 3, 2012

The Hill — Op Ed – For-profit schools need better oversight and more empowered students
Aug 3, 2012

Daily Camera (CO) — Taxpayers bilked by for-profit schools
Aug 3, 2012

WAMU (DC) — Webb Pushes Reform Of For-Profit Schools
Aug 3, 2012

New York Times — Editorial – Closer Scrutiny of For-Profit Schools
Aug 3, 2012

Newsday — Editorial: Rein in abuses by for-profit colleges
Aug 3, 2012

DesMoines Register — Editorial: For-profit colleges need more scrutiny
Aug 3, 2012

Courier Post — Editorial: For-profit schools bleed taxpayers
Aug 3, 2012

San Francisco Chronicle — Editorial – Flaws in aid to for-profit colleges
Aug 2, 2012

Forbes — For-Profit Colleges Thrashed In Congressional Report
August2, 2012

WWLP (Mass) — For-Profit Colleges scrutinized
Aug 2, 2012

The Spokesman Review (Spokane) — Column: Education fails when schools profit
Aug 1, 2012

Washington Monthly — What’s Next for Harkin and Proprietary Colleges?
Aug 1, 2012

Village Voice Media — For-Profit Colleges Only a Con Man Could Love
Aug 1, 2012

Star Tribune (Minn) — On campus beat: Minn. to examine for-profit colleges
Aug 1, 2012

WCHL (NC) — Hagan Pushing Back On For-Profit Colleges
Aug 1, 2012

Philadelphia Inquirer — “Students at for-profit colleges are more likely to be stuck in debt, study finds”
Aug 1, 2012

Augusta Free Press — Jim Webb pushes for GI Bill protections
Aug 1, 2012

Florida Times-Union — Editorial – How for-profit colleges are ripping off students and taxpayers
Aug 1, 2012

The Portland Press Herald (ME) — Editorial – For-profit college aid should be tied to results
Aug 1, 2012

Kennebec Journal — Editorial: For-profit colleges not good use of taxpayer funds
Aug 1, 2012

NPR – Morning Edition — Senate Panel Gives For-Profit Colleges An ‘F’
Jul 31, 2012

Frontline — Senate Committee Comes Down Hard on For-Profit Colleges
Jul 31, 2012

Higher Ed Watch — Why the Harkin Report on For-Profit Colleges Really Matters
Jul 31, 2012

Plain Dealer — Senate report slams for-profit colleges for dropouts and loan defaults: Plain Dealing
Jul 31, 2012

Forbes — Pressure Rising on For-Profit Colleges
Jul 31, 2012

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Education Department Asks Court to Reinstate Some Reporting Requirements of Gainful Employment Rule
Jul 31, 2012

The New Republic — Congress Mercilessly Wrist-Slaps For-Profit Colleges
Jul 31, 2012

The Connecticut Mirror — “Report criticizes for-profit colleges for high tuition, low graduation, high loan default rates”
Jul 31, 2012

US News & World Report — For-Profit Colleges Use Taxpayer Dollars to Rip Off Students
Jul 31, 2012

International Business Times — Shocking Fraud In For-Profit Colleges: Senate Probe
Jul 31, 2012

The American Legion — Concern about for-profit schools justified
Jul 31, 2012

Chicago Sun Times — Editorial – A lesson in greed in for-profit school industry
Jul 31, 2012

Bloomberg Businessweek — “For-Profit Colleges Shortchange Taxpayers, Senate Study Says”
Jul 30, 2012

CNN Money — “Report slams for-profit schools for expensive tuition, high drop-out rate”
Jul 30, 2012

AP — Democratic report blasts for-profit colleges
Jul 30, 2012

Salon — How for-profit schools get rich
Jul 30, 2012

Huffington Post — For-Profit Colleges Get Scathing Indictment In Senate Report
Jul 30, 2012

Reuters — Senate report calls for congressional action on for-profit colleges
Jul 30, 2012

Inside Higher Ed — Results Are In
Jul 30, 2012

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Senate Report Paints a Damning Portrait of For-Profit Higher Education
Jul 30, 2012

Los Angeles Times — For-profit colleges slammed in Democratic Senate staff report
Jul 30, 2012

Los Angeles Times — Column – Senate probe finds for-profit colleges are all about the money
Jul 30, 2012

Arizona Republic — “For-profit colleges bilking public, U.S. Sen. Harkin says”
Jul 30, 2012

Pittsburgh Post Gazette — For-profit schools labeled ‘abject failure’
Jul 30, 2012

Sun Sentinel (FL) — “Keiser, Kaplan among private colleges blasted in Senate report”
Jul 30, 2012

Star Tribune (Minn) — For-profit colleges – including 3 in Minn. – blasted for dropouts
Jul 30, 2012

Portland Press Herald (ME) — For-profit schools get scathing review
Jul 30, 2012

“WFAA (Dallas, Ft Worth)” — Senate report: For-profit schools hurt students
Jul 30, 2012

Connecticut Post — Blumenthal backs full disclosure of for-profit college costs
Jul 30, 2012

Navy Times — Senate report slams major for-profit schools
Jul 30, 2012

NPR – All Things Considered — Senate Report: For-Profit Colleges Exploit Students
Jul 30, 2012

Marketplace — Report: For profit colleges not worth the cost
Jul 30, 2012

Washington Post — Harkin Opinion: For-profit colleges a terrible deal
Jul 30, 2012

USA Today — Editorial: For-profit college. What a racket.
Jul 30, 2012

New York Times — Editorial – False Promises
Jul 30, 2012

New York Times — Senate Committee Report on For-Profit Colleges Condemns Costs and Practices
Jul 29, 2012

Washington Post — Report finds for-profit colleges serve shareholders over students
Jul 29, 2012

Bloomberg Businessweek — “For-Profit Colleges Squander Tax Dollars, Report Says”
Jul 29, 2012

Huffington Post — “For-Profit Colleges Pay Executives Based On Profit, Not Student Success, Report Finds”
Jul 28, 2012

The Chronicle of Higher Education — “Profits, Not Student Success, Drive Executive Pay at For-Profit Colleges”
Jul 27, 2012

MSNBC Rock Center — Investigation reveals claims of unmanageable debt by ‘for-profit’ college students
Jul 19, 2012

Los Angeles Times — Backlash builds as for-profit schools rake in GI Bill funds
July 16, 2012

St. Louis Post Dispatch — Editorial: Feds need to do more to rein in for-profit colleges
July 11, 2012

The New York Times — Editorial: Looking for Rats in Ratholes
July 11, 2012

San Francisco Chronicle — Editorial – For-profit colleges must meet standards
July 9, 2012

Washington Monthly — Joseph Stiglitz on the Debt Problem
July 9, 2012

Inside Higher Ed — Down But Not Out
July 3, 2012

Inside Higher Ed — For-Profit Grads’ Wage Disadvantage
July 3, 2012

Bloomberg Businessweek — U.S. Judge Strikes Federal Rule on For-Profit Colleges
July 2, 2012

Inside Higher Ed — Judge Strikes Down ‘Gainful’
July 2, 2012

Republic Report — 5 Reasons Why A Judge’s Decision To Strike Down A Predatory College Rule Won’t Stop Reforms
July 2, 2012

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Judge’s Ruling on ‘Gainful Employment’ Gives Each Side Something to Cheer
July 2, 2012

The Chronicle of Higher Education — “After Contentious Battles, Fight Continues Over Gainful Employment Rule”
July 2, 2012

Higher Ed Watch — “Court Strikes Down “”Gainful Employment”” Repayment Rate that Was Embarrassingly Low to Begin With”
July 2, 2012

The American Independent — Calif. cracks down on aid to for-profit colleges
July 2, 2012

The Washington Times — “For student-loan repayments, an F at for-profit schools”
July 1, 2012

Lexington Herald Leader — “Editorial: Vets deserve education, not scams”
July 1, 2012

Huffington Post — For-Profit College Regulations Struck Down In Part By Federal Judge
July 1, 2012

The New York Times — Judge Strikes Main Element of For-Profit College Rules
July 1, 2012

Inside Higher Ed — “Private Sector, Public Money”
June 29, 2012

Fresno Bee — EDITORIAL: Good to look at for-profit college success rates in Cal Grant cuts
June 28, 2012

Inside Higher Ed — $2.5M Settlement over ‘GIBill.com’
June 28, 2012

Marine Corps Times — GIBill.com handed over to VA in agreement
June 27, 2012

Stars and Stripes — GIBill.com shut down in settlement over defrauding veterans
June 27, 2012

Bloomberg BusinessWeek — ‘GI Bill’ Site Called Misleading Closed in Settlement
June 27, 2012

Sacramento Bee — Editorial – G.I. Bill abuses show why California vets want service to count
June 27, 2012

Inside Higher Ed — Missing the Mark on ‘Gainful’
June 26, 2012

The Chronicle of Higher Education — 193 Vocational Programs Fail ‘Gainful Employment’ Test
June 26, 2012

The Chronicle of Higher Education — “A First Look at ‘Gainful Employment’ Data, by Program and Institution”
June 26, 2012

The New York Times — 5 Percent of Job Programs Fail Test on Graduates’ Success
June 26, 2012

Huffington Post — For-Profit Colleges Owned By Wall Street Companies Fare Worst Under New U.S. Measures
June 26, 2012

Bloomberg — For-Profit Colleges May Lose Tax Money Under New Rules
June 26, 2012

Higher Ed Watch — Gainful Employment Data Lets Too Many Poor Performers Off the Hook
June 26, 2012

Salon — For-profit colleges fail Obama’s test
June 26, 2012

The Chronicle of Higher Education — For-Profit-College Marketer Settles Allegations of Preying on Veterans
June 26, 2012

Charlotte Observer — “Editorial – These schools profit big, on taxpayers’ tab”
June 25, 2012

WFAA (Dallas/Fort Worth) — Regulators revoke accreditation for ATI schools in other states
June 20, 2012

Salon — Wiping out for-profit schools
June 20, 2012

Higher Ed Watch — A Pyrrhic Victory for Career College Lobbyists
June 13, 2012

The Chronicle of Higher Education — State Attorneys General Investigate Marketer for For-Profit Colleges
June 7, 2012

Current TV – Viewpoint — Extra: ‘Satisfaction not guaranteed’ — Joseph Stiglitz on for-profit schools
June 7, 2012

Inside Higher Ed — Mixed Decision on Integrity Rules
June 6, 2012

California Watch — Investigators probe company marketing for-profit colleges to veterans
June 5, 2012

Salon — America’s worst colleges
June 5, 2012

Las Vegas Sun — Attorneys general target for-profit colleges looking to make a buck — especially off veterans
June 5, 2012

Bloomberg — Obama Ban on For-Profit College Recruiting Bonuses Upheld
June 5, 2012

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Appellate Court Sides With For-Profit Colleges on Tossing Out a Controversial Rule
June 5, 2012

Reuters — For-profit colleges partly win appeal against education dept
June 5, 2012

Huffington Post — “For-Profit College Students Most Likely To End Up In Debt With No Diploma, Report Shows”
June 4, 2012

Army Times — States urge change in tuition benefits rules
May 31, 2012

USA Today — “After service, veterans go on to college”
May 30, 3012

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Attorneys General Urge Congress to Close Military ‘Loophole’ at For-Profit Colleges
May 29, 2012

The New York Times — “Editorial – Heavy Debt, but No Degree”
May 29, 2012

San Francisco Examiner — Editorial – For-profit colleges need stronger regulations to protect job seekers
May 27, 2012

The Chronicle of Higher Education — “Share of Students Receiving Federal Aid Climbs, Especially at For-Profit Colleges”
May 24, 2012

The New York Times — “Colleges for Profit Are Growing, With Federal Help”
May 24, 2012

Army Times — Vague education order may not help troops
May 24, 2012

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Federal Consumer Loan Watchdog Investigates For-Profit Colleges
May 22, 2012

WSOC (N. Carolina) — Hagan: Bill restricting how for-profit colleges spend tax dollars gaining momentum
May 15, 2012

USA Today — Editorial: Veterans are not ‘dollar signs in uniform’
May 13, 2012

The New York Times — Opinion – Control Reckless For-Profit Colleges
May 12, 2012

CBS Atlanta — Questions raised about state’s oversight of for-profit colleges
May 10, 2012

Inside Higher Ed — CFPB’s First For-Profit Salvo
May 10, 2012

Bay Citizen (CA) — Lawmakers: State must crack down on diploma mills
May 9. 2012

DesMoines Register — Editorial – Heed Obama’s warning about for-profit schools
May 3, 2012

The Bay Citizen (CA) — Private Vocational Schools Battling Disclosure Requirements
May 1, 2012

Los Angeles Times — Obama signs order to stop colleges that prey on veterans
April 27, 2012

ABC News — U.S. Veterans Targeted By Marketers in College Selection Process
April 30, 2012

New York Times — Obama Signs Order to Limit Aggressive College Recruiting of Veterans
April 27, 2012

Washington Post — Obama signs executive order to protect troops from for-profit college deceptive practices
April 27, 2012

USA Today — Obama: Protect servicemembers from deceptive practices
April 27, 2012

Bloomberg — Obama Moves to End Deceptive Recruiting of Veterans by Schools
April 27, 2012

Associated Press — Obama: For-profit colleges “swindle” veterans
April 27, 2012

Slate — White House Cracks Down on Diploma Mills That Target Vets
April 27, 2012

Salon — Obama’s GI Bill fight
April 27, 2012

Huffington Post — Obama Targets Colleges Preying On Veterans’ GI Bill Benefits
April 26, 2012

Air Force Times — Obama cracks down on schools targeting troops
April 26, 2012

Navy Times — SVA names schools where it shut down chapters
April 26, 2012

DesMoines Register — Editorial – For-profit colleges need close scrutiny from Congress
April 23, 2012

DesMoines Register — Editorial – College investment often a burden
April 21, 2012

Inside Higher Ed — New Front in For-Profit Battle?
April 19, 2012

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Senate Bill Would Bar Colleges From Using Federal Student Aid for Marketing
April 18, 2012

Bloomberg — Colleges Could Be Banned From Using U.S. Tax Money for Ads
April 18, 2012

Huffington Post — For-Profit Colleges Face Limits On Recruiting Under Senate Bill
April 18, 2012

Associated Press — Recruitment ads by for-profit colleges targeted
April 18, 2012

Associated Press — Recruitment by for-profit colleges targeted
April 18, 2012

Salon — A huge student loan scam
April 16, 2012

Inside Higher Ed — Durbin’s Higher Ed Opportunity
April 16, 2012

Chicago Sun Times — Editorial: We’ll all wind up paying for huge student debt
April 16, 2012

Barron’s — What a Drag!
April 16, 2012

Barron’s — Clever Is as Clever Does
April 14, 2012

USA Today — Military career skills program for spouses under scrutiny
April 9, 2012

NPR — For-Profit Schools Under Fire For Targeting Veterans
April 9, 2012

Stars and Stripes — Student vets group shuts down sham chapters at for-profit colleges
April 5, 2012

The Chronicle of Higher Education — National Group for Student Veterans Kicks Out 40 Chapters at For-Profit Colleges
April 5, 2012

Associated Press — Vets group suspends campus chapters at for-profits
April 5, 2012

New York Times — Editorial – A Good Education With the G.I. Bill
April 5, 2012

The Bay Citizen (CA) — State Regulators Let Vocational Schools Operate without Approvals
April 5, 2012

Associated Press — For-Profit Colleges Raise Concerns By Calling Themselves ‘Military Friendly’
March 30, 2012

California Watch — Lawmakers, regulators focus on private student loans
March 30, 2012

Navy Times — Sens.: Grade schools that take GI Bill benefits
March 27, 2012

The New York Times — Editorial – For-Profit Education Scams
March 24, 2012

Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY) — Editorial – For-profit controls
March 24, 2012

Canton Daily Ledger — Attorney General Relays Abusive Tactics Seen in Illinois For-Profit Colleges to Support
March 23, 2012

U.S. News & Worlds Report — Students at For-Profit Colleges Earn Less, Study Says
March 23, 2012

Inside Higher Ed — Bad Actors, Bit Players?
March 21, 2012

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Attorneys General Take Aim at For-Profit Colleges’ Institutional Loan Programs
March 20, 2012

Fox News — Senators propose new rules to prevent colleges from exploiting veterans for benefits
March 20, 2012

The Daily Camera (Boulder, CO) — Editorial – Problems plague for-profit colleges: Colorado scores one for students, consumers
March 15, 2012

The Denver Post — Colorado Attorney General reaches settlement with Westwood, $2.5 million to be returned to students
March 14, 2012

The New York Times — Editorial – Help for Student Borrowers
March 13, 2012

American Public Media Marketplace — For-profit schools add to record student-loan debt
March 7, 2012

Inside Higher Ed — Unregulated for-profits receive big chunk of military spouse tuition aid
March 7, 2012

WBEZ (Chicago, IL) — Student Debt: When Fixing Cars Breaks The Bank
March 7, 2012

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Problem With a Private Student Loan? Federal Agency Will Take Your Complaint
March 5, 2012

Air Force Times — Trademark ‘GI Bill,’ lawmakers urge VA
March 3, 3012

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Senators Want ‘GI Bill’ Trademarked to Curb Abusive Marketing to Veterans
March 2, 2012

The Chronicle of Higher Education — For-Profit Colleges Compute Their Own Graduation Rates
March 2, 2012

Fox 34 (Lubbock) — TWC revokes certification of two ACC campuses
March 2, 2012

Inside Higher Ed — U.S. Joins False Claims Lawsuit Against Texas Career College
February 29, 2012

WSOC (NC) — Some call for tighter controls on for-profit colleges
February 28, 2012

Bloomberg — U.S. House Votes to Ease Restrictions on For-Profit Colleges
February 28, 2012

Inside Higher Ed — Up or Down on ‘Program Integrity’
February 28, 2012

Bloomberg/Businessweek — For-Profit Colleges Receive Half of Military Education Benefits
February 29, 2012

Bloomberg — Students From For-Profit Colleges More Likely to Be Jobless
February 27, 2012

Military Times — Half of TA money goes to for-profit schools
February 23, 2012

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Senate Committee’s Report Focuses on For-Profit Colleges’ Share of Military Education Benefits
February 23, 2012

Inside Higher Ed — Crackdown on For-Profits
February 23, 2012

Education Week — Job Success of For-Profit College Grads Falls Behind Others
February 23, 2012

Bloomberg — Durbin Calls for ‘Careful Review’ of For-Profit University
February 23, 2012

Washington Monthly — The Actual Careers that Result from Career Colleges
February 22, 2012

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Graduates of For-Profits Lag Behind Their Peers in Earnings and Employment, Study Finds
February 22, 2012

Washington Monthly — Cracking Down on Military Money and For-Profit Colleges
February 21, 2012

News Journal (Delaware) — Editorial – End this for-profit dupe of our military members
February 18, 2012

News Journal (Delaware) — Lawmakers target for-profit school loophole
February 17, 2012

New York Times — Bill Addresses Loophole in Financing of Veterans’ Education
February 16, 2012

California Watch — Calif. weak on oversight of for-profit colleges, advocacy groups say
February 17, 2012

Bloomberg — For-Profit Colleges Lose Incentive to Target Vets Under Bills
February 17, 2012

Navy Times — Bill seeks limits on for-profit schools funding
February 16, 2012

Stars and Stripes — Legislation looks to limit funds for schools that target veterans for GI Bill benefits
February 16, 2012

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Senators Introduce Second Bill Aimed at For-Profit Colleges’ Military Revenue
February 16, 2012

Inside Higher Ed — Profiting From Federal Aid
February 14, 2012

The Chronicle of Higher Education — For-Profit Colleges Raise Tuition to Maximize Student-Aid Revenue, Study Suggests
February 13, 2012

California Watch — SF city attorney probes Art Institute of California
February 10, 2012

eCampus News — For-profit colleges defend controversial recruitment practices
February 7, 2012

Toledo Blade — Editorial – Close GI Bill loophole
February 4, 2012

Chronicle of Higher Education — Kaplan Suspends a Dental-Assistant Program in North Carolina and Reimburses Students
February 2, 2012

USA Today — Editorial: For-profit colleges are no answer to high tuition
January 29, 2012

California Watch — For-profit accreditor seeks more accurate job placement data
January 27, 2012

Bloomberg Businessweek — For-Profit Colleges Face Curbs on U.S. Aid in New Vets Bill
January 26, 2012

Bloomberg Businessweek — For-Profit Colleges Targeted for Law Protecting Veterans
January 24, 2012

Huffington Post — Senate Legislation Targets Aggressive Recruiting Of Veterans By For-Profit Colleges
January 24, 2012

Inside Higher Ed — Senator Plans Bill to Limit Federal Funds at For-Profit Colleges
January 23, 2012

USA Today — Opinion: For-profit colleges aren’t a cure – they make a serious problem worse
January 23, 2012

Chicago Tribune — For-profit colleges under attack for treatment of veterans
January 22, 2012

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Senator Targets For-Profit Colleges’ Reliance on Federal Money and Aggressive Recruiting of Veterans
January 22, 2012

Chicago Tribune — Madigan sues Westwood College over misleading degree claims
January 18, 2012

The Quick and the Ed — Obama Administration Drops Ball on For-Profit College Job Placement Rates
January 9, 2012

Time — For-Profit Schools: ‘Agile Predators’ or Just Business Savvy?
January 9, 2012

Colorlines — For-Profit Colleges’ Mostly Black and Latino Students Face Higher Debt and Unemployment
January 4, 2012

Huffington Post — For-Profit College Students Face Higher Debt, More Unemployment, Report Finds
January 4, 2012

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Study Finds Mixed Results for Students Attending For-Profit Colleges
January 3, 2012

WFAA (Dallas/Fort Worth) — News 8 reports spur new rules for Texas career schools
January 3, 2012

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