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Media Coverage

Inside Higher Ed — Accreditor on Life Support
June 24, 2016

AP — Panel votes against accreditor of for-profit colleges
June 24, 2016

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Federal Panel Votes to Shut Down an Accreditor Blamed for Failures of For-Profit Higher Ed
June 24, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — AFT Urges Stronger Regulation of For-Profits
June 23, 2016

MarketWatch — Why for-profit college students are more likely to borrow money to attend school
June 23, 2016

BuzzFeed — Government Set To Kill Controversial College Watchdog
June 23, 2016

AP — For-profit college watchdog fighting to stay alive
June 22, 2016

AP — New for-profit medical schools springing up across US
June 22, 2016

NJ Spotlight — Pinklining: Predatory Lenders Zero in on Minority Women
June 22, 2016

The New York Times — Corinthian Colleges Used Recruiting Incentives, Documents Show
June 22, 2016

Huffington Post blog — Friends In High Places: Who Endorses America’s Troubled For-Profit Colleges?
June 21, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Scorecard for Accreditors
June 21, 2016

The New York Times — Op Ed – For-Profit-College Fiasco: Why a Watchdog Needs a Watchdog
June 21, 2016

AP — Feds propose shutting down big for-profit college accreditor
June 20, 2016

The New York Times — Editorial – Protecting Students from Bad Colleges
June 20, 2016

The Columbus Dispatch — Wrongdoing by colleges could erase student-loan debt
June 19, 2016

The Nation — The Victims of For-Profit Education Are Creating a Debtors’ Movement
June 19, 2016

NPR — Trump University Is Like Other For-Profit Colleges But Without The Degree
June 18, 2016

Pacific Standard — Higher Education’s Accreditation Problem
June 17, 2016

The Des Moines Register — Editorial – For-profit colleges are bad deal for many
June 16, 2016

Reuters — CFPB asks appeals court to rule on probe of college accreditor
June 16, 2016

MarketWatch — Former college students score a rare win that could have a big impact
June 16, 2016

The Columbus Dispatch — Feds may strip authority from accrediting agency for Ohio’s for-profit colleges
June 16, 2016

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Call to Shut Down a Controversial Accreditor Could Shake For-Profit Higher Ed
June 16, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Fighting Access for For-Profits
June 16, 2016

The Journal Gazette (IN) — Editorial – College’s closure reflects scrutiny of industry
June 16, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Getting Tough With a Gatekeeper
June 16, 2016

Los Angeles Times — Column – Finally, the feds move to fire an incompetent watchdog over for-profit colleges
June 15, 2016

Frontline — Obama Plan Eyes Debt Relief for Defrauded Students
June 15, 2016

The Washington Post — A recommendation that could sink the nation’s largest college accreditor
June 15, 2016

ProPublica — Education Department Recommends Killing Accreditor of For-profit Colleges
June 15, 2016

Bloomberg — Education Department Delivers a Blow to For-Profit College Watchdog
June 15, 2016

The Conversation — The truth about for-profit colleges and Trump University
June 15, 2016

Huffington Post blog — Department Of Education Staff Moves To Dump For-Profit College Accreditor
June 15, 2016

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Accrediting Council Should Be Denied Recognition, Says Education Dept.
June 15, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Ever-Shrinking For-Profit
June 15, 2016

Chicago Tribune — Rule aims to protect students from rogue for-profit schools
June 14, 2016

Politico — Op Ed – Obama’s missed chance to help for-profit college students
June 14, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Wiping Out Debt
June 14, 2016

Business Insider — An embattled for-profit education company partly owned by Goldman Sachs keeps downsizing
June 13, 2016

Huffington Post blog — For-Profit College Lobbyist Gives the Game Away
June 13, 2016

U.S. News & World Report — Education Department Proposes New Regulations on For-Profits
June 13, 2016

BuzzFeed — For-Profit Colleges Say New Obama Rules Will “Crush” The Industry
June 13, 2016

AP — Rule aims to protect students from rogue for-profit schools
June 13, 2016

The Hill — Feds propose rule to help students sue colleges
June 13, 2016

The Washington Post — Obama administration issues rules to overhaul student debt forgiveness
June 13, 2016

The Chronicle of Higher Education — U.S. Proposes Easier Path to Debt Relief for Defrauded Students
June 13, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Accreditor, and Accreditation, on Trial
June 13, 2016

MarketWatch — Feds propose rules that would make it easier for students to sue their schools
June 13, 2016

AP — Senator: Struggling colleges should warn students earlier
June 12, 2016

AP — Feds consider whether to shut for-profit college watchdog
June 11, 2016

The New York Times — Woes for ITT, a For-Profit School, Bode Worse for Its Students
June 10, 2016

Consumerist — For-Profit Brown Mackie College Ceasing Enrollment, Phasing Out Most Locations
June 10, 2016

ProPublica — Sen. Warren Slams For-profit College Accreditor for ‘Appalling Record of Failure’
June 10, 2016

New York Magazine — The Obama Administration Is About to Crack Down on Shady For-Profit Colleges — and Possibly Offer Billions in Debt Relief for Students
June 10, 2016

BuzzFeed — Elizabeth Warren Calls For “Aggressive Action” Against College Watchdog
June 10, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Senator Urges Tough Stance on For-Profit Accreditor
June 10, 2016

The New York Times — Editorial – Don’t Force Students to Sign Away Their Rights
June 10, 2016

Bloomberg — The Obama Administration Could Cause the Next Big For-Profit College Collapse
June 9, 2016

The New York Times — Should For-Profit Colleges Be Able to Benefit From the G.I. Bill?
June 9, 2016

MarketWatch — These controversial student contracts may soon be banned
June 8, 2016

Indy Star — ITT mulling response to Education Department requirement
June 8, 2016

Huffington Post blog — Why We Need A Strong Student Debt Relief Rule
June 8, 2016

ProPublica — Accreditor of For-profit Colleges Agrees It Needs a Makeover
June 7, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — For-Profit College Association Changes Name
June 7, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Defunct For-Profit Admits to Defrauding Students
June 7, 2016

Indianapolis Business Journal — ITT shares sink after feds order educator to bolster finances
June 7, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — ITT Tech Told to Increase Letter of Credit
June 7, 2016

MarketWatch — Controversial college watchdog announces reforms, but are they too late?
June 6, 2016

The Washington Post — A Massachusetts case could help former students of a job training chain in Maryland
June 6, 2016

MarketWatch — College chain ITT Tech under increased scrutiny from the government
June 6, 2016

Boston Globe — Defunct for-profit career school ACI admits defrauding students
June 6, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Controversial Accreditor Freezes Membership
June 6, 2016

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Report Slams Accreditor as ‘Incapable’ of Assessing College Quality
June 6, 2016

Consumerist — 11 Attorneys General Agree: For-Profit Colleges Shouldn’t Have Unfettered Access To Military Bases
June 3, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Weighing For-Profits’ Access to Military Bases
June 3, 2016

WFTS Tampa Bay — Tampa man ‘living nightmare’ after enrolling at for-profit school a decade ago
June 3, 2016

BuzzFeed — Controversial College Watchdog Slammed By Kamala Harris
June 2, 2016

BuzzFeed — College Watchdog Hosts Training Session On Avoiding Government Lawsuits
May 31, 2016

Consumerist — Report: For-Profit College Students Earn Less After Graduation Than They Did Before
May 31, 2016

Fortune — Why Going to a For-Profit College Doesn’t Pay Off
May 31, 2016

The Washington Post — A popular college investment promised students a career, but didn’t pay off
May 31, 2016

Mother Jones — Chart of the Day: For-Profit Vocational Schools Are An Unholy Rip-Off
May 31, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Not So Gainfully Employed
May 31, 2016

Huffington Post blog — Kaplan’s Graham Lobbies White House Against Debt Relief for Defrauded Students
May 31, 2016

The New York Times — Op Ed – Veterans Deserve a Chance in College, Not a Free Pass
May 30, 2016

Diverse – Issues in Higher Education — For-profit College Students Earning Less After Attendance
May 30, 2016

AP — Education Department replaces career college chain monitor
May 28, 2016

Huffington Post blog — A Dubious Benefit: Big Employers Steer Workers to Troubled For-Profit Colleges
May 28, 2016

Consumerist — 20,000 For-Profit College Students Ask Education Dept. To Cancel Their Student Loans
May 27, 2016

Huffington Post blog — New Law Firm Monitor for Zenith: Like the Old One, It Represented Corinthian
May 27, 2016

Huffington Post blog — Veterans Groups Oppose Manchin Amendment Giving For-Profit Colleges Unfettered Access to Military Bases
May 25, 2016

The Hill — Groups urge Senate to oppose defense language on for-profit college
May 25, 2016

WFTS Tampa Bay — Everest University employee says problems still exist after transition to nonprofit
May 25, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — SEC Investigates Bridgepoint Education Finances
May 25, 2016

Chicago Tribune — DeVry Education Group CEO out after federal lawsuit
May 24, 2016

The New York Times — Veterans Groups Seek a Crackdown on Deceptive Colleges
May 21, 2016

Huffington Post blog — University of Phoenix Won’t Force Students to Arbitrate Claims; Scope Unclear
May 19, 2016

The Chronicle of Higher Education — 2 For-Profit Universities Will Cut Arbitration Clauses From Enrollment Agreements
May 19, 2016

ABC7 Chicago — I-Team: Feds Take Action Against For-Profit, Skokie-Based School
May 18, 2016

Boston Globe — What happened with Le Cordon Bleu, and what it says about culinary education in America
May 17, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — The Other Legacy of the For-Profit College Boom
May 16, 2016

Star Tribune (MN) — Globe University/Minnesota School of Business to close 4 Twin Cities locations
May 16, 2016

Huffington Post blog — Stuff For-Profit College Executives Say
May 16, 2016

The New Yorker — The Sorry Legacy of the For-Profit College Boom
May 16, 2016

Huffington Post — An Obama Policy ‘To Protect Students And Taxpayers’ Is In Danger Of Not Happening
May 12, 2016

NPR — As Feds Crack Down On For-Profit College, A Founder Heads To Prison For Fraud
May 12, 2016

Akron Beacon Journal — Documents show high-level support for now-ended partnership talks between UA, ITT Tech
May 11, 2016

The Nation — For-Profit Colleges Have Found a New Way to Hoodwink Their Students
May 9, 2016

Star Tribune (MN) — Veterans’ Student Loan Relief Fund helps vets misled into using their GI Bill benefits.
May 9, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — New Layoffs for EDMC
May 9, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Apollo Education Shareholders OK Sale to Investors
May 9, 2016

Forbes — San Francisco Sues For-Profit Academy Of Art University For Illegal Conversions Of 23 Buildings
May 6, 2016

Phoenix Business Journal — Arizona Legislature shoots down tax break for Grand Canyon, other for-profit schools
May 6, 2016

Clinton Herald (IA) — Ashford rises, falls in decade
May 6, 2016

Ed Central — The University of Phoenix Was Right: Forcing Students to Agree to Binding Arbitration is Unfair
May 5, 2016

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette — DMC Corp. gives layoff notices to Art Institute’s online division
May 5, 2016

MarketWatch — Shuttered beauty school settles suit accusing it of faking diplomas, attendance
May 5, 2016

Star Tribune (MN) — Minnesota attorney general seeks loan forgiveness for students of now-closed Anthem College
May 4, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Watchdog Barks — and Gets Slapped Down
May 4, 2016

Miami Herald — South Florida’s FastTrain founder imprisoned for eight years
May 2, 2016

Huffington Post blog — Education Department, Getting Fed Up, Links For-Profit College to ‘Grifters’
May 2, 2016

WFLA (TX) — Career college shutdown leaves Pasco students in a lurch
May 2, 2016

KVUE (TX) — KVUE Defenders Investigation: For-profit universities
May 2, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Federal Default Rate Adjustment List Published
May 2, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — FTC Takes Action Against Florida Lead Generator
May 2, 2016

MarketWatch — Why it’s so hard for students to sue for-profit colleges
April 30, 2016

Consumerist — Screwed Over By A For-Profit College? You Probably Signed Away Your Right To Sue
April 29, 2016

Huffington Post blog — FTC Takes Action Against Florida For-Profit College Marketer
April 29, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Apollo Postpones Vote on Ownership Change
April 29, 2016

The Chronicle of Higher Education — U. of Akron Ends Partnership Talks With For-Profit ITT
April 29, 2016

The Atlantic — On the Fast Track to Adulthood With Limited Options
April 28, 2016

Time — Op Ed – How the Government Lets For-Profit Colleges Rip Off Students and Taxpayers
April 28, 2016

Huffington Post blog — Case Builds Against For-Profit Colleges Denying Students Legal Rights
April 28, 2016

The Washington Post — It’s almost impossible for students to sue a for-profit college. Here’s why.
April 28, 2016

Politico — Op Ed – End forced arbitration
April 26, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Monitoring the Gatekeepers
April 25, 2016

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Education Dept. Warns of More Scrutiny for Accreditors
April 22, 2016

The Washington Post — Department of Education nudges college accreditors to get tougher
April 22, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Accreditor Victory in Duel With CFPB
April 22, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Under Scrutiny Itself, For-Profit Accreditor Gets Tough With ITT Tech
April 22, 2016

The Des Moines Register — Op Ed – Harkin: Protect against abuses by for-profit colleges
April 22, 2016

MarketWatch — For-profit college ITT faces scrutiny from embattled accreditor
April 21, 2016

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Amid Accusations of Lax Oversight, Accreditor Gets Tough With ITT
April 21, 2016

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Facing Pressure on Many Fronts, an Accreditor Promises Reform
April 20, 2016

Huffington Post blog — Troubled For-Profit Colleges ‘Eager to Assist’-Enroll-Students of Shut-Down School
April 20, 2016

The Kansas City Star — Some private for-profit schools come to the aid for former Wright Career College students
April 19, 2016

ProPublica — Head of Accreditor for For-profit Colleges Leaves Amid Growing Scrutiny
April 19, 2016

Wisconsin State Journal — On Campus: Dropout rates at for-profit colleges still high, report finds
April 19, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Sudden Departure at For-Profit Accreditor
April 19, 2016

The Washington Post — Embattled college accrediting agency replaces controversial chief
April 18, 2016

The Chronicle of Higher Education — President of Embattled Accreditor of For-Profit Colleges Resigns
April 18, 2016

Huffington Post blog — Departure of Head of College Accrediting Group Won’t Fix the Problem
April 17, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — For-Profit Colleges Seek Reprieve on ‘Gainful Employment’ Rule
April 15, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Dual Loyalties
April 13, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Report Calls for Improved Oversight of Colleges
April 12, 2016

WCPO (OH) — Antonelli College’s nursing program hangs in limbo
April 12, 2016

WLWT (OH) — Senator calls for investigation into Antonelli College accreditation issue
April 12, 2016

AP — Report: US didn’t find trouble at college before it failed
April 12, 2016

ProPublica — Attorneys General Come Down on Accreditor of For-profit Colleges
April 11, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — State AGs Ask Feds to Dump For-Profit College Accreditor
April 11, 2016

BuzzFeed — States Call For Removal Of College Watchdog For “Spectacular” Failures
April 8, 2016

The Chronicle of Higher Education — 13 State Attorneys General Say Accreditor’s Recognition Should Be Revoked
April 8, 2016

The Chronicle of Higher Education — U. of Phoenix Will Lay Off 470 Employees
April 6, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Education Department Drafts Standards for Accreditors
April 6, 2016

Politico – Morning Education — VA watchers want more GI Bill oversight
April 6, 2016

The Christian Science Monitor — Massachusetts sues ITT Tech, alleging predatory practices
April 5, 2016

The Sacramento Bee — UC Davis Chancellor Katehi apologizes to lawmakers for taking DeVry seat
April 4, 2016

NPR — The Perils of For-Profit Schools
April 4, 2016

Star Tribune (MN) — Suit alleges false claims, high-pressure tactics by for-profit school
April 4, 2016

MPR (MN) — Consumer protection trial underway between state, for-profit schools
April 4, 2016

Huffington Post blog — Massachusetts Sues ITT Tech for Misleading and Harassing Students
April 4, 2016

The Washington Post — For-profit college chain ITT lands in the crosshairs of Mass. attorney general
April 4, 2016

Boston Globe — New lawsuit says ITT Tech misled students about the quality of its program and job placement rate
April 4, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Study Finds VA Fails to Protect Veterans From Deceptive Recruiting
April 4, 2016

WCVB (MA) — 5 Investigates: Mass. AG suing ITT Technical Institute, claims deceptive practices
April 1, 2016

Miami Herald — Loophole carved out for Dade Medical College is closed
April 1, 2016

Huffington Post blog — For-Profit College Trade Group Responds to Obama Reforms With Tantrum
April 1, 2016

The New York Times — Ensuring That Educators Are Honest About Job Prospects
March 31, 2016

Huffington Post blog — Department of Education Warns For-Profit College Marketer On Misuse of Logos
March 31, 2016

The Salt Lake Tribune — Judge says suit against Utah’s Stevens-Henager College can continue
March 31, 2016

Hechinger Report — Column – Students shouldn’t have to give up legal rights to enroll in for-profit colleges
March 30, 2016

WLWT (OH) — Antonelli College nursing program stripped of accreditation
March 30, 2016

WBAA (IN) — Five For-Profit Nursing Programs Under Scrutiny By State Board
March 29, 2016

BuzzFeed — Students Ripped Off By For-Profit Colleges Discover They Can’t Sue
March 29, 2016

Pacific Busines News (HI) — Attorney General forces for-profit college to change practices and forgive student loans
March 28, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — More Debt Relief for Corinthian Students
March 28, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — More Cuts for Zenith
March 28, 2016

The Republican (MA) — Corinthian College students eligible for student loan forgiveness
March 25, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Study Examines the Value of For-Profit Credentials
March 25, 2016

Huffington Post blog — Education Dept to Give Debt Relief to More Corinthian Students
March 25, 2016

Think Progress — Feds Finally Go Big On Debt Relief For Corinthian College Victims, With A Big Asterisk
March 25, 2016

The Washington Post — Corinthian students may have a clearer path towards debt relief
March 25, 2016

The Chronicle of Higher Education — More Former Corinthian Students Will Have Their Debt Forgiven, Education Dept. Says
March 25, 2016

BuzzFeed — California Wins $1.2 Billion Judgment Against Disgraced For-Profit College
March 24, 2016

The Orange County Register — Corinthian Colleges students unlikely to see $1.2 billion judgment
March 24, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — $31 Million Court Win for a For-Profit College
March 24, 2016

Los Angeles Times — Corinthian Colleges must pay nearly $1.2 billion for false advertising and lending practices
March 23, 2016

KTVL — Abdill Career College students: bad experiences outweigh good
March 22, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Power Struggle on Online Oversight
March 21, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — How Corinthian Recruited Homeless Students
March 21, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Talks Over Federal Debt Relief Rules End in Stalemate
March 21, 2016

The Chronicle of Higher Education — After 3 Days of Talks, No Agreement on Rules to Protect Student Borrowers
March 19, 2016

Democrat & Chronicle — UR grad takes on for-profit colleges
March 19, 2016

San Francisco Chronicle — Why coding camps are taking so long to get licensed in California
March 19, 2016

Consumerist — Corinthian Colleges Allegedly Recruited Homeless Students, Advertised Non-Existent Programs
March 18, 2016

Pro Publica — How a For-Profit College Targeted the Homeless and Kids With Low Self-Esteem
March 18, 2016

Huffington Post blog — Strong Mandatory Arbitration Ban on For-Profit Colleges in Peril
March 18, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Accreditation Outside the Academy
March 18, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Getting Ready for Another Corinthian
March 18, 2016

KTVL (OR) — Abdill Career College at center of complaints, state investigation
March 18, 2016

Reveal/Center for Investigative Reporting — University of Phoenix sued for hiding improper veteran recruitment
March 17, 2016

The Chronicle of Higher Education — In New Rule on Student-Loan Forgiveness, 2 Lawmakers Demand Fewer ‘Hoops’
March 17, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Taking on Mandatory Arbitration
March 17, 2016

MarketWatch — For-profit education has been shortchanging the public for centuries, author says
March 16, 2016

The New York Times — Critics Assail Potential New York Move on Regulating Online Colleges
March 16, 2016

Chicago Tribune — VA suspends for-profit DeVry from ‘excellence’ program
March 15, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Education Dept. Fires Law Firm Overseeing Zenith Group
March 15, 2016

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Education Dept. Will Drop Monitor of Former Corinthian Campuses Over Conflicts of Interest
March 14, 2016

The Washington Post — Education Department fires law firm overseeing the turnaround of Corinthian Colleges’ former schools
March 14, 2016

Associated Press — US to Fire Monitor Overseeing Formerly for-Profit Colleges
March 14, 2016

The Hill — Opinion – Fight for scammed students’ day in court heats up
March 14, 2016

MarketWatch — The government paves the way for students to file class-action lawsuits
March 14, 2016

Associated Press — Why Failure of for-Profit College Risks Federal Money
March 14, 2016

Military Times — A reprimands DeVry University based on federal lawsuit, GI Bill complaints
March 14, 2016

The Washington Post — VA suspends DeVry University from a key veterans program
March 14, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Arizona President Criticized for Joining DeVry Board
March 14, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Education Department May Ban Mandatory Arbitration
March 14, 2016

Associated Press — Trouble remains following failed for-profit schools’ revival
March 13, 2016

Huffington Post blog — Dept of Educ Wants to End ‘Outrageous’ Forced Arbitration by For-Profit Colleges
March 11, 2016

The New York Times — Editorial – When the College Degree Is Useless and the Debt Is Due
March 11, 2016

The Chronicle of Higher Education — 160 Private Colleges Fail Education Dept.’s Financial-Responsibility Test
March 11, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — ‘Diploma Mills’
March 11, 2016

The Washington Post — Op Ed – Will Obama’s Education Department abandon defrauded college students?
March 10, 2016

The Wichita Eagle — Wright Career College lays off staff, in talks to transfer students
March 10, 2016

The Oregonian — SEC alleges widespread fraud at Aequitas, sues top execs
March 10, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Democrats Press Obama on Debt Relief
March 10, 2016

Moyers and Company — The For-Profit College Scam That These Students Are Still Paying For
March 9, 2016

Tampa Bay Times — Students abandoned by closed for-profit colleges urge legislative action
March 9, 2016

Miami Herald — Miami For-Profit College Operator Amor Faces Prison
March 9, 2016

Consumerist — Whistleblower Lawsuit Claims University Of Phoenix Defrauded The Federal Government
March 9, 2016

U.S. News & World Report — Senate Democrats: Students at For-Profits Need More Debt Protection
March 9, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Zenith Education Unveils Aid Process for Nonprofits
March 9, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Appeals Court Upholds Obama For-Profit College Rules
March 9, 2016

Consumerist — Appeals Court Shuts Down For-Profit College Industry’s Effort To Avoid Accountability
March 8, 2016

Huffington Post blog — Appeals Court Rejects For-Profit College Attack on Obama Rule
March 8, 2016

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Federal Court Upholds Gainful-Employment Rule, Dealing For-Profit Group Another Loss
March 8, 2016

Huffington Post blog — Arizona: For-Profit College Paradise?
March 8, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Stuck With Profit
March 7, 2016

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Video: Leader of U. of Phoenix Says It’s ‘Heads-Down Focused’ on Improvements for Students
March 7, 2016

Arizona Daily Star — UA President Ann Weaver Hart takes job with DeVry, school FTC is suing
March 5, 2016

The Chronicle of Higher Education — For-Profit Grand Canyon Education Is No Longer Seeking Nonprofit Status
March 4, 2016

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Accreditor Rejects Grand Canyon U.’s Bid to Turn Nonprofit
March 4, 2016

Time — Can the University of Phoenix Rise From the Ashes?
March 4, 2016

The Hechinger Report — Once-high-flying private, for-profit universities seek turnaround strategies
March 4, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — The Triad and For-Profits
March 4, 2016

South Florida Business Journal — For-profit college files bankruptcy, owes $19.5M to landlord
March 2, 2016

The Hill — Op Ed – For-profit universities must remain accountable
March 2, 2016

Huffington Post blog — For-Profit College Recruiter Hides Behind McDonalds Arches
March 2, 2016

The Sacramento Bee — UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi quits DeVry board under pressure
March 1, 2016

Huffington Post blog — UC Davis Chancellor Quits DeVry Board of Directors After Eight Days
March 1, 2016

The Advocate (LA) — For-profit colleges’ tiny portion of TOPS safeguarded from cuts; that doesn’t sit well with other universities
March 1, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Protests Follow Closure of Florida For-Profit College
March 1, 2016

Miami Herald — Mattia College closes, other Florida for-profits may follow
February 29, 2016

Consumerist — AGs Seek Better Protections For Servicemembers Deceived By For-Profit Colleges
February 29, 2016

Pro Publica — Who’s Regulating For-Profit Schools? Execs From For-Profit Colleges
February 26, 2016

Bozeman Daily Chronicle — Burrell Group partners with Idaho to start new for-profit medical school
February 25, 2016

Politico — GI Bill Funds Still Flow to Troubled For-Profit Colleges
February 25, 2016

Motherboard — The CEO of a Failed For-Profit College Started a Coding Bootcamp
February 24, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — CFPB Duels With Accreditor
February 24, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — U.S. Urged to Deny Aid to For-Profits That Force Arbitration
February 24, 2016

Daily Press (CA) — Editorial – Research key for students considering forprofi t colleges
February 23, 2016

Phoenix Business Journal — Senate approves property tax break for Grand Canyon University, for-profit schools
February 23, 2016

Miami Herald — As Miami for-profit college considers closing, 700 students in limbo
February 23, 2016

Hartford Business Journal — Senators seek expedited loan forgiveness for Marinello students
February 22, 2016

Consumerist — For-Profit Grand Canyon University Set To Go Nonprofit
February 22, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Grand Canyon Again Pushing for Nonprofit Shift
February 22, 2016

BuzzFeed — America’s Most Valuable For-Profit College Has A New Plan To Go Non-Profit
February 22, 2016

Phoenix Business Journal — Arizona Senate could vote Monday on tax break for GCU, for-profit colleges
February 19, 2016

Bloomberg Business — Obama Administration Tussles With Students Over Debt Relief
February 19, 2016

The Fiscal Times — Defrauded Students Demand Loan Forgiveness on ‘Snake Oil Educations’
February 19, 2016

The Arizona Republic — Grand Canyon University may convert to non-profit by summer
February 18, 2016

Fox 6 (WI) — For-profit Brensten Education closes abruptly, focuses on new school devCodeCamp
February 18, 2016

The Washington Post — A year after the student debt strike policymakers are battling over the way forward
February 18, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — U of Akron Aims for the World
February 18, 2016

Huffington Post blog — Students Testify: For-Profit Colleges Stole Our Futures
February 18, 2016

Huffington Post — Education Department Letting For-Profit Schools Off Because They’re ‘Too Big To Fail,’ Report Says
February 17, 2016

The Century Foundation blog — The Four Ways Colleges Keep Fraud Hidden
February 17, 2016

Huffington Post blog — Dept. of Education Takes on the University of Nowheresville
February 17, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — New Criteria for Debt Relief
February 17, 2016

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Education Dept. Seeks to Clear a Path to Loan Forgiveness and Recover Lost Loans
February 17, 2016

Politico Morning Education — Neg reg gets real
February 17, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — New Criteria for Debt Relief
February 17, 2016

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Education Dept. Seeks to Clear a Path to Loan Forgiveness and Recover Lost Loans
February 17, 2016

Bloomberg — Apollo Education’s Biggest Investor Schroders to Oppose Takeover
February 16, 2016

The Times (IN) — Kaplan College in Hammond is now Brightwood College
February 13, 2016

Huffington Post blog — Senators: Education Dept Should Cut Off Aid to Colleges That Deny Students Their Day in Court
February 11, 2016

The Hill — Op Ed – New bill aims to restore rights lost in forced arbitration clauses
February 11, 2016

The Atlantic — The For-Profit College Conundrum
February 11, 2016

International Business Times — Code Boot Camps Fail Obama As Unaudited Stats Cast Doubt On Success Rates
February 10, 2016

Huffington Post blog — Who Owns the Colleges The Obama Administration Just Shut Down?
February 9, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Phoenix Owner Seeks Fresh Start
February 9, 2016

Huffington Post blog — Education Dept. Sent Corinthian Students to Westwood, Now Westwood Is Closing
February 9, 2016

Consumerist — New Student Aid Enforcement Unit Created To Address Alleged Fraud At For-Profit Colleges
February 9, 2016

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Education Dept. Creates ‘Enforcement Unit’ to Police College Wrongdoing
February 9, 2016

Marketwatch — This government group wants to crack down on college financial aid cheats
February 9, 2016

Medill News Service — New Education Department unit to crack down on student aid fraud
February 8, 2016

US News & World Report — Education Department Takes Aim at Errant For-Profits
February 8, 2016

Associated Press — New federal unit aims to protect students of for-profit colleges from abuse, fraud
February 8, 2016

BuzzFeed — Obama Administration Will Crack Down On Fraud By Colleges
February 8, 2016

Huffington Post — The White House Tries To Get Tough With Dodgy Colleges
February 8, 2016

Time — Feds to Crack Down on Crooked Colleges
February 8, 2016

The Washington Post — There’s a newish cop on the beat as Department of Education launches enforcement unit
February 8, 2016

CNN Money — University of Phoenix owner gets out as 50,500 students flee
February 8, 2016

The New York Times — University of Phoenix Owner, Apollo Education Group, Will Be Taken Private
February 8, 2016

Huffington Post blog — University of Phoenix: New Boss, Same as Old?
February 8, 2016

BuzzFeed — Investors With Ties To Obama Will Buy University Of Phoenix Owner
February 8, 2016

International Business Times — University Of Phoenix Owner Apollo Education Group To Be Sold To Private Investors
February 8, 2016

Bloomberg Business — Apollo Education to Be Taken Private in $1.1 Billion Deal
February 8, 2016

The Washington Post — University of Phoenix parent company to go private
February 8, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Apollo Sold to Investors With Obama Ties
February 8, 2016

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Apollo Education, U. of Phoenix’s Parent, Is Sold for $1.1 Billion
February 8, 2016

Associated Press — Education Department creates new student loan enforcement office
February 8, 2016

The Sacramento Bee — New medical school in Elk Grove makes history
February 6, 2016

The Press Enterprise (CA) — Fed crackdown led to for-profit college closures
February 6, 2016

WFLA Tampa — Art Institute of Tampa grad accuses school of fraud
February 5, 2016

Los Angeles Times — Marinello Schools of Beauty abruptly shuts down after federal allegations
February 5, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — For-Profit Closes After Losing U.S. Aid
February 5, 2016

The Washington Post — For-profit colleges in Maryland are ripping off students, consumer group says
February 5, 2016

Huffington Post blog — ITT Tech, Settling Shareholder Suits, Pledges Reforms
February 5, 2016

The Washington Post — For-profit colleges in Maryland are ripping off students, consumer group says
February 5, 2016

Marketplace — For-Profit Closes After Losing U.S. Aid
February 5, 2016

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Chain of For-Profit Beauty Schools Will Close After U.S. Cuts Off Funds
February 4, 2016

Huffington Post — FTC Chief Downplays How Many Students DeVry Allegedly Defrauded
February 3, 2016

The Press Enterprise (CA) — Marinello Schools of Beauty chain loses federal funds
February 3, 2016

The Boston Globe — Editorial – Feds should own student loan problem
February 2, 2016

Marketwatch — Feds shut off financial aid funds at two for-profit college chains
February 2, 2016

ABC7 Chicago — Westwood College Students Scrambling as For-Profit School Set to Shut Down
February 2, 2016

The Washington Post — Department of Education pulls federal aid to trade schools
February 1, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — More For-Profits in U.S. Crosshairs
February 1, 2016

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Education Dept. Suspends Student-Aid Eligibility for Dozens of For-Profit Programs
February 1, 2016

Huffington Post blog — Military-Branded Websites Push Veterans to Troubled For-Profit Colleges
February 1, 2016

The Oregonian — Aequitas financial ills accelerate with second layoff in a week
January 30, 2016

NPR — For-Profit Colleges Seeking Veterans’ GI Bill Dollars Aren’t Always The Best Fit
January 29, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — For-Profit College Execs Sentenced on Financial Aid, Visa Fraud Charges
January 29, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — For-Profit Westwood College Announces Closing
January 29, 2016

The Denver Post — Westwood College closing after freezing enrollment
January 28, 2016

Miami Herald — State slams Dade Medical College, says it closed illegally
January 28, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Mixed Ruling on For-Profit Rules
January 28, 2016

Marketplace — Thousands of former students apply for debt relief
January 28, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Feds Act Against DeVry
January 28, 2016

MarketWatch — DeVry brags when its graduates become waiters at Cheesecake Factory, Feds say
January 28, 2016

Huffington Post blog — Federal Trade Commission Sues For-Profit DeVry For Deceiving Students
January 27, 2016

Reuters — FTC sues DeVry, alleging school deceived students about job prospects
January 27, 2016

Huffington Post — Feds Sue DeVry University, Alleging For-Profit College Misled Students
January 27, 2016

International Business Times — Thousands of former students apply for debt relief
January 27, 2016

Bloomberg Business — DeVry Drops After U.S. Accuses It of Job-Prospect Deception
January 27, 2016

Time — FTC Slaps DeVry University with Lawsuit for Misleading Students
January 27, 2016

Associated Press — FTC sues for-profit DeVry University over job, earning claims
January 27, 2016

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Claiming Deceptive Practices, Education Dept. and FTC Take Action Against For-Profit DeVry
January 27, 2016

Consumerist — DeVry University Accused Of Deceptive Advertising & Misleading Students On Job Prospects
January 27, 2016

The Washington Post — Federal Trade Commission sues DeVry University for deceptive advertising
January 27, 2016

The Advocate (LA) — For-profit schools come under higher scrutiny in Louisiana
January 27, 2016

CBS Denver — Westwood College Announces It Will Close In March
January 27, 2016

CBS Moneywatch — Feeling burned, for-profit college grads want loans erased
January 27, 2016

Miami Herald — State coddling for-profit colleges, lawmaker says
January 26, 2016

UPI — Whistleblower lawsuit claims for-profit college ITT defrauding students
January 26, 2016

The Oregonian — Aequitas downsizes after collapse of controversial for-profit college partner
January 23, 2016

St. Louis Post Dispatch — Editorial – Short take: Sticking the taxpayers for education fraud
January 22, 2016

The Hill — Shortage of residency slots may have chilling effect on next generation of physicians
January 22, 2016

The Daily Nebraskan — Op Ed – HING: Nebraska should regulate for-profit schools
January 21, 2016

Huffington Post blog — Blockbuster Lawsuit Claims Abusive Practices Persist at ITT Tech
January 21, 2016

Reveal/Center for Investigative Reporting — Pentagon ends ban on University of Phoenix, but scrutiny continues
January 21, 2016

Marketwatch — Whistleblower suit against for-profit college charges schemes against students
January 21, 2016

The Wall Street Journal — Thousands Apply to U.S. to Forgive Their Student Loans, Saying Schools Defrauded Them
January 20, 2016

Consumerist — Dept. Of Education Working On Rules For Defense Of Repayment Law After Influx Of Claims
January 20, 2016

Military Times — DoD reinstates University of Phoenix for military tuition assistance
January 19, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Accreditors Seek to Challenge Consumer Bureau’s Power
January 19, 2016

The Street — States Urged to Step Up Protections for Students at Online Colleges
January 18, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Pentagon Lifts Probation of U of Phoenix
January 18, 2016

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Defense Dept. Lifts Suspension of U. of Phoenix From Tuition Assistance Program
January 15, 2016

Los Angeles Times — Pentagon lifts University of Phoenix military recruiting ban
January 15, 2016

NASFAA blog — Borrower Defense Neg Reg Kicks off With Discussion on Role of Consumer Protection
January 13, 2016

The Chronicle of Higher Education — With New Promise by Udacity, Money-Back Guarantees Come to Online Courses
January 13, 2016

Arizona Republic — University of Phoenix parent explores possible sale
January 12, 2016

Marketplace — Apollo Education Group may change hands
January 12, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Debate Over Debt Relief Begins
January 12, 2016

Huffington Post blog — CEO of Troubled For-Profit ITT Tech Not Quitting After All
January 12, 2016

Associated Press — Apollo Education reports loss, seeks ‘alternatives’
January 11, 2016

The Chronicle of Higher Education — Giant For-Profit Apollo, U. of Phoenix’s Owner, May Sell Itself
January 11, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Apollo Considers Change in Ownership
January 11, 2016

Consumerist — University Of Phoenix May Be Up For Sale
January 11, 2016

BuzzFeed — As Enrollments Plummet, America’s Biggest For-Profit College Is Up For Sale
January 11, 2016

Reuters — PE firm Apollo Global in talks to buy Apollo Education: source
January 11, 2016

Commonwealth — Op Ed – Lawsuit settlements should pay student loan debt
January 11, 2016

The Press Enterprise (CA) — Column – MUCKENFUSS: Should for-profit schools be more tightly regulated?
January 8, 2016

Huffington Post blog — Ex-Congressman Solicits $80,000 From For-Profit Colleges for Court Paper Aimed At Shielding Fraud
January 7, 2016

The Bay Area Reporter — Mixed Reaction to Culinary School’s Closure
January 7, 2016

Orlando Weekly — Why the demise of all 16 Le Cordon Bleu culinary schools may not be such a loss after all
January 6, 2016

The Chronicle of Higher Education — For-Profit Colleges May Be Down, but Don’t Count Them Out
January 6, 2016

Mother Jones — This Map Shows How Student Debt Is Crushing Your Community
January 6, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — Education Department Tightens Reins on More Colleges
January 5, 2016

Inside Higher Ed — For-Profit Group’s Entreaty to John King
January 5, 2016

The Wall Street Journal — Rise in Colleges Undergoing Greater Financial Oversight
January 4, 2016

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