The U.S. Department of Education released final "gainful employment" regulations targeted at ensuring that students who attend career-training programs don't amass too much debt.
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October 01, 2012
The default rate on college loans dropped slightly from fiscal 2008 to fiscal 2009, data show.
August 28, 2012
New study from the National Bureau of Economic Research tracks earning power of graduates from two-year, for-profit college programs.
July 30, 2012
A two-year investigation of for-profit colleges by the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee results in a scathing report that portrays interests of shareholders ahead of students.
July 03, 2012
A federal judge declared a portion of the new gainful employment rules are career-training programs without basis, putting implementation up in the air.
June 28, 2012
American Institutes for Research offers free to for reviewing career-technical program performance by state.
June 26, 2012
The U.S. Department of Education today released data that show 5 percent of career-training programs don't meet any of the three requirements of the new federal gainful-employment rule. The regulations that measure students' ability to pay back loans and make money after graduation apply to all car...
February 23, 2012
New study highlights employment challenges for for-profit college graduates compared with counterparts from other higher education institutions.
September 06, 2011
The 2012 U.S. News and World Reports' Best Colleges ranking to be released on Sept. 13 will include for the first time for-profit colleges and universities that grant bachelor's degrees and are regionally accreditedmany of which are online programs. The news came in an article about the meth...