Week in Review

May/19/2015 - 7:36pm

Career College Central Summary:

The struggle to protect students from potentially harmful for-profit college chains continued today as Illinois Senator Dick Durbin urged the Department of Education to investigate the business practices of three of the country’s largest propriety education companies – ITT Educational Services, Career Education Corporation, and Education Management Corporation.

In a letter [PDF] to …

May/19/2015 - 7:28pm

Career College Central Summary:

In January, president Barack Obama said that he wanted community college to be free for all Americans. Just now, Democratic president candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), has proposed a bill to make all public higher education free. These proposals have come as college enrollment in the United States is declining, having peaked …

May/19/2015 - 7:13pm

Career College Central Summary:

Traditionally, education in India has been under the purview of government and private non-profits. It is based on the theory that fundamental purpose of an educational institution is to educate, not to make profit.

However, for-profit education-or proprietary education, is also gaining traction in the world at present. As per the data by …

May/18/2015 - 8:19pm

Career College Central Summary:

ITT Educational Services, one of the country’s largest for-profit college operators, has fallen into a financial and regulatory spiral that many observers say it is unlikely to emerge from. The company, which had 51,000 students as of March, is slowly running out of options to stay afloat.

Except, of course, for one: Enroll …

May/18/2015 - 8:10pm

Career College Central Summary:

A four-year college degree isn't for everyone. Especially for students who never liked school. The conventional advice for these folks is to master a technical skill in order to have a career more rewarding than serving fast food. Increasingly, many choose to go back to school and get a vocational certification or …

May/18/2015 - 8:02pm

Career College Central Summary:

Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders will introduce legislation Tuesday that would make public college tuition-free in the United States.

In a statement released Sunday Sanders said, "We live in a highly competitive global economy and, if our economy is to be strong, we need the best-educated work force in the world. That will …

May/18/2015 - 7:49pm

Career College Central Summary:

The National Student Clearinghouse Research Center (NSCRC) has issued a report that highlights what could be a very interesting trend. College enrollments are declining because fewer Millennials are attending.

This is an abrupt change from just a few years ago, when college enrollments shot up in the wake of the recession. With jobs …

May/17/2015 - 7:04pm

Career College Central Summary:

The state Department of Veterans Affairs has barred veterans or their dependents from using GI Bill education benefits to attend any of the eight Southland campuses operated by ITT Educational Services, it was announced today.

The suspension was initiated by the state’s office for veteran education as a result of ITT’s apparent inability …

May/17/2015 - 6:59pm

Career College Central Summary:

After the downfall of Corinthian Colleges, which declared bankruptcy earlier this month following years of legal troubles which included federal agencies ranging from the Department of Education (DoE) to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), plus the attorneys general of several different states, all alleging that Corinthian-owned schools defrauded students in various …

May/17/2015 - 6:55pm

Career College Central Summary:

In a recent survey career school executives picked increasing enrollments as their top challenge for 2015.  

Learn why one solution is growing in popularity by downloading the Career College Guide: Transforming High School Non-Completers Into Your Best Students. 

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