For-profit Colleges Try To Polish Their Image

By Larry Abramson

Regulatory pressures are pushing for-profit schools to retool their business model.

Schools are bracing for slower growth, and are focusing on retaining students more likely to succeed and repay their loans.

This audio segment on for-profit education was broadcasted on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition today, November 23, 2010. Larry Abramson is the Education Correspondent at NPR. Abramson covers a wide variety of issues related to education, from federal policy to testing to instructional techniques in the classroom. Abramson has been with NPR since 1980.

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