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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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