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Now that former Trump University pitchman Donald Trump is the president of the United States, his Secretary of Education
The Post piece thus suggests a new mood of revenge on the Obama Administration for curbing for-profit college abuses -- and illustrates just how deeply the predatory for-profit college industry has corrupted Washington's politics.
Department Of Education Requires 25 Percent Letter Of Credit To Approve University Of Phoenix Owner Change
The U.S. Department of Education today approved the application of the Apollo Education Group, owner of the University of
Employers who offer dubious "benefits" to their workers to attend for-profit colleges that are under law enforcement investigation for deceiving students should be asked by government regulators, media, employee unions, and individual workers whether they are receiving any compensation for steering their employees to these predatory colleges.
The University of Phoenix just announced that it will no longer require students to agree when enrolling to give up their rights to pursue in court any disputes with the school.
Today on her television show, in honor of the upcoming Mother's Day, Ellen DeGeneres gave a $25,000 college scholarship to Courtney, an Oklahoma stay-at-home mom who wants to be an ultrasound technician. That's fantastic. Except that the scholarship is to attend the for-profit University of Phoenix.
Lawyer Jamie Gorelick, who served in the Bill Clinton Administration, this year successfully pressed the Pentagon on behalf of the nation's biggest for-profit college, the University of Phoenix, to lift a suspension for alleged recruiting abuses.
The future may not be good for Phoenix, which has been suffering through cutbacks including fewer campus sites, lay-offs
Arizona is not just the site of the only NFL stadium who naming rights are purchased by a for-profit college. It's also where for-profit colleges, backed by sympathetic legislators, some of whom take their campaign contributions, still seem to get their way.
The Wall Street Journal today published an op-ed arguing against providing broad student loan debt relief for people who were deceived by their colleges. The co-authors of the article, Jorge Klor de Alva and Mark Schneider, contend that such relief will be expensive.
Today, the University of Phoenix's owner, Apollo Education Group, announced a $1.1 billion deal to be acquired by a consortium of investors including Apollo Global Management (no relation) and the Vistria Group. Would this be a good deal for America's students and taxpayers?
On New Year's Eve, as you were preparing to celebrate with loved ones -- and not looking at news -- lawyers for for-profit ITT Tech were filing papers with the Securities and Exchange Commission
McCain, by using his power as chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee to pressure the Department of Defense to back off a legitimate investigation of the University of Phoenix, is doing a disservice to service members and veterans, who deserve to be protected against deceptive recruiting, poor quality programs, and other predatory practices.
Republican senators wrote to the Secretary of Defense calling on him to "reconsider" the decision to put the largest for-profit college on probation. Coincidentally, all three senators have received significant campaign contributions from the group that owns the University of Phoenix.
Many private universities with lavish endowments give little aid to poor students, according to new data.
More Attention Given to a Small Liberal Arts College Closing Than a Giant For-Profit College System Shutting Down
When tiny Sweet Briar College announced its closing, it was front page news. It was heralded as the beginning of the end for liberal arts colleges and single sex schools. But when the large Corinthian College system closed campuses across the country, it did not receive the same level of attention.