Student loan forgiveness is a rallying cry from the progressives on the political Left, and it appears that the Biden administration heeded their base’s call. The Department of Education said it will cancel student loans…
Topic: for-profit colleges
Oops? Government agency allegedly lost GIBill.com rights
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), which is the federal agency that oversees military veteran health care and similar military veteran issues, lost the internet domain rights to the URL www.GIBill.com. As the Military Times…
For-profit colleges worried about potential Biden presidency
For-profit colleges have enjoyed relative peace under the Trump administration, but a potential Biden presidency has sent them scrambling. According to Inside Higher Ed, for-profit colleges are fearful of the return of Obama-era regulations if…
Higher Education Reporting Bias?
An article in The Washington Monthly promises Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Higher Education Policy but doesn’t quite deliver.
Why Shouldn’t All Universities Show Gainful Employment?
President Trump’s Education Secretary, Betsy DeVos, wants to actually apply such an equal treatment.
Purdue Buys For-Profit Kaplan University
Purdue University made a big deal, buying Kaplan University in order to evolve in the online higher education environment.
Government Persecutes For Profit Colleges
Can it be that the federal government has been waging war on for-profit colleges because, with all their problems, they still make traditional institutions of higher learning look bad? For example, the Obama Administration famously…
Clinton-Linked For-Profit Laureate University Donated between $1 Million-$5 Million to Clinton Foundation
Pay to play? Laureate International Universities — also referred to as Laureate Education — has faced scrutiny over its financial relationship with the Clintons, who have faced a string of pay-to-play allegations related to the Clinton Foundation…
For-Profit Colleges have seen Large Drops in Enrollment due to Scrutiny
The University of Phoenix saw enrollment drop 22% this year and 70% since 2010. Other for-profit colleges have seen similar results.
40% of College Students are Over the Age of 25
Wow…read it for yourself: In today’s rapidly shifting economy, Americans now know that keeping their skills and education fresh is a lifelong imperative. The proportion of “adult learners” has exploded in recent years, and students…