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More For-Profit Institutions Offering Career and Technical Credentials

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The number of non-four-year institutions offering career and technical education increased by about 3 percent, to 3,833, from 1997 to 2006, says a report released today by the U.S. Department of Education.

Titled “Postsecondary Career/Technical Education: Changes in the Number of Offering Institutions and Awarded Credentials From 1997 to 2006,” the report …

Obama, McCain boost for-profit educators

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Heading into the political conventions, we review the two parties’ emergent platforms with respect to higher education. As might be expected, both parties are strongly in favor of it.