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Grants help veterans misled by for-profit colleges

Grants help veterans misled by for-profit colleges | For-Profit Colleges | Scoop.it
Grants help veterans misled by for-profit colleges: A new grant program is providing some assistance to veterans... http://t.co/q1LNJt65
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University Of Phoenix To Roll Out Partnerships With Community Colleges - Huffington Post

University Of Phoenix To Roll Out Partnerships With Community Colleges - Huffington Post | For-Profit Colleges | Scoop.it
University Of Phoenix To Roll Out Partnerships With Community CollegesHuffington PostThe University of Phoenix plans to roll out more than 100 new partnerships with community colleges in the coming year – a strategy that, if successful, will provide...
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The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Apollo Group, Washington Post, Career ... - Sacramento Bee

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Apollo Group, Washington Post, Career ... - Sacramento Bee | For-Profit Colleges | Scoop.it
The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Apollo Group, Washington Post, Career ...Sacramento BeeThe first are the older more conventional kind of for profit colleges owned by the likes of DeVry Inc., which will compete harder by simultaneously increasing...
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The Value of an 'Elite' College: Connections - Huffington Post

The Value of an 'Elite' College: Connections - Huffington Post | For-Profit Colleges | Scoop.it
The Value of an 'Elite' College: ConnectionsHuffington PostProprietary schools offer laser-focused and fast-track training that can demonstrate concrete job skills and leads.
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University of Phoenix fought against community college expansion

University of Phoenix fought against community college expansion | For-Profit Colleges | Scoop.it
The University of Phoenix played a key role in defeating legislation that would have allowed community colleges in Arizona to offer low-priced bachelor’s degree programs.
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New Scholarship Helps Student-Veterans Who Say For-Profit Colleges Victimized Them - Bottom Line - The Chronicle of Higher Education

New Scholarship Helps Student-Veterans Who Say For-Profit Colleges Victimized Them - Bottom Line - The Chronicle of Higher Education | For-Profit Colleges | Scoop.it
#Veteran Student Loan Relief http://t.co/yGlcttzA...
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College of Law becomes UK's first for-profit university | The Times

College of Law becomes UK's first for-profit university | The Times | For-Profit Colleges | Scoop.it
A leading law school has become Britain's first for-profit university, opening a new chapter in the Government's higher education reforms.
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Gunderson: For-Profit Schools Renew Commitment : Roll Call Opinion

Gunderson: For-Profit Schools Renew Commitment : Roll Call Opinion | For-Profit Colleges | Scoop.it
During the first four years of the Obama presidency, we saw sustained confrontation between the administration and private for-profit colleges and universities. The result has been an incredible investment of resources by both ...
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mid coast views: A two year college takes on the for-profits

A TV commercial the college unveiled last week compares the $3,300 annual cost of tuition, fees, books and supplies at Ozarks to $32,000 at Bryan College, a small Christian for-profit, $18,000 at ITT Tech and $14,000 at ...
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U.S. for-profit colleges spend big on marketing while slashing other ...

U.S. for-profit colleges spend big on marketing while slashing other ... | For-Profit Colleges | Scoop.it
Operators of other for-profit colleges, whose ranks include the Washington Post Co's Kaplan business, DeVry Inc and ITT Educational Services Inc, are also boosting their spending on marketing and are among the 25 biggest ...
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Investigators probe company marketing for-profit colleges to vets

Investigators probe company marketing for-profit colleges to vets | For-Profit Colleges | Scoop.it
Attorneys general in 15 states are investigating QuinStreet, a Foster City-based Internet marketing company that connects its for-profit college clients ...
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Benefits of for-profit colleges questioned

Benefits of for-profit colleges questioned | For-Profit Colleges | Scoop.it
The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions recently released a scathing report about for-profit colleges. It found that the majority of students who enroll in schools like these never graduate.
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mid coast views: Another for profit, Career Education Corp ...

Only days after Career Education Corporation's (CEC) shares plummeted and its CEO resigned, one of the nation's largest for profit college chains announced that it would close 23 of 90 campuses and lay off 900 employees.
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Online Education Invites New Ways to Cheat - Washington Monthly (blog)

Online Education Invites New Ways to Cheat - Washington Monthly (blog) | For-Profit Colleges | Scoop.it
Online Education Invites New Ways to CheatWashington Monthly (blog)Clark said the University of Phoenix has invested $100 million in proprietary technology to detect fraud.
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The Student Debt Cancer: For-Profit Universities | Leeds on Finance

The Student Debt Cancer: For-Profit Universities | Leeds on Finance | For-Profit Colleges | Scoop.it
Compared to public four-year colleges, for-profit institutions are more expensive! Of course, this seems strange since you don't have expensive faculty or as many amenities (like the rec centers, college sports, student centers, ...
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Mississippi Must Hold For-Profit Colleges Accountable

Mississippi Must Hold For-Profit Colleges Accountable | For-Profit Colleges | Scoop.it
I just signed a petition to The Mississippi State House, The Mississippi State Senate, and Governor Phil Bryant: For-profit schools can take up to 90% of their revenues from taxpayer dollars. They answer to us, and it's time we hold them accountable.
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OTC ad takes aim at higher cost of for-profit schools - Springfield News-Leader

OTC ad takes aim at higher cost of for-profit schools - Springfield News-Leader | For-Profit Colleges | Scoop.it
OTC ad takes aim at higher cost of for-profit schoolsSpringfield News-LeaderStarting today, Ozarks Technical Community College is airing a 30-second ad on local TV stations that points out the dramatically higher cost of going to school at one of...
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How For-Profit Colleges Ace Marketing and Flunk Education (APOL, COCO)

How For-Profit Colleges Ace Marketing and Flunk Education (APOL, COCO) | For-Profit Colleges | Scoop.it
The Motley Fool - For-profits spend big on marketing but let students default on loans.
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Student Loan Relief Available for Veterans Misled by For-Profit Colleges - MENAFN.COM

Student Loan Relief Available for Veterans Misled by For-Profit CollegesMENAFN.COM... Publications/ContentWorks via COMTEX) --Colorado U.S.
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For-profit colleges losing out to state schools charging less ...

For-profit colleges losing out to state schools charging less ... | For-Profit Colleges | Scoop.it
For-profit colleges have also suffered damage to their reputations. Investigators have said the schools use high-pressure sales tactics to mislead applicants about costs and job placement, leaving them with government loans ...
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For-profit college owner buys McGraw-Hill's textbook division ...

For-profit college owner buys McGraw-Hill's textbook division ... | For-Profit Colleges | Scoop.it
In a surprise $2.5 billion cash and debt deal expected to be final by the early part of 2013, the owner of one of the nation's largest for-profit education providers will purchase McGraw-Hill Education's digital and traditional ...
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For-Profit College Regulations Are Needed, Concede Some Industry ...

For-Profit College Regulations Are Needed, Concede Some Industry ... | For-Profit Colleges | Scoop.it
Tom Harkin released a four-volume report asserting for-profit schools often hit vulnerable students with exorbitant tuition, aggressive recruiting practices and abysmal student outcomes (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite); Brian ...
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Grand Canyon University Joins WAC, Becomes First For-Profit ...

Grand Canyon University Joins WAC, Becomes First For-Profit ... | For-Profit Colleges | Scoop.it
Grand Canyon University announced this week the school is joining the Western Athletic Conference, making it the first for-profit college to join a Division I NCAA conference, the top level of college sports.
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Evaluating Student Outcomes at For-Profit Colleges – Journalist's Resource: Research for Reporting, from Harvard Shorenstein Center

2012 study from Boston University on diminishing returns for students who attend for-profit education programs.
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For-Profit College Shares Tumble After President Obama Reelected

For-Profit College Shares Tumble After President Obama Reelected | For-Profit Colleges | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of for-profit education companies tumbled Wednesday after President Barack Obama was re-elected. His administration has tightened federal regulations over their schools. Student populations at ...
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