Week in Review

Feb/10/2015 - 7:30pm

Career College Central Summary:

For-profit colleges that burden students with crippling debt — often while giving them useless credentials in return — are luring veterans who receive G.I. Bill benefits to take advantage of a loophole in federal law. On the merits, a proposal in President Obama’s 2016 budget that would close this destructive loophole deserves …

Feb/10/2015 - 7:23pm

Career College Central Summary:

A proposal in President Barack Obama's 2016 budget that would close a loophole in G.I. Bill funding could spell trouble for for-profit education providers if approved by Congress.

What's at issue is the 90-10 rule, which prohibits for-profit colleges from receiving more than 90 percent of their revenue from Department of Education student …

Feb/09/2015 - 6:50pm

Career College Central Summary:

Back in October, the Department of Education finalized a new rule: career colleges — those schools that offer specialized training programs for certain occpuations — would have to do a better job actually preparing students for gainful emplotment, or they’d lose access to federal student aid. As part of those standards, the …

Feb/09/2015 - 6:43pm

Career College Central Summary:

For-profit education companies are learning a tough lesson about supply and demand.

Fourth-quarter revenue and student enrollment results released Friday by Strayer Education (STRA – Get Report) suggest these institutions aren't doing well. Investors still holding shares in for-profit education companies are likely to see mainly losses.

Strayer, headquartered in Herndon, Va., reported a …

Feb/09/2015 - 6:36pm

Career College Central Summary:

The Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities on Friday filed a motion calling for a judge to issue a ruling without a trial on the for-profit trade group's legal challenge to the U.S. Department of Education's gainful employment rules.

The regulations would impose penalties on vocational programs at for-profits and community colleges …

Feb/09/2015 - 6:28pm

Career College Central Summary:

The Service Employees International Union says adjunct professors deserve to be paid $15,000 per course.

The union hopes that setting the mark at $15,000 will start a discussion about how much of college tuition is actually spent on instruction, Inside Higher Ed reported.

The union says it won’t use the $15,000 target in its …

Feb/06/2015 - 12:32pm

Reinventing Ourselves

By Raul Valdes

Focusing on the sector's time-tested strengths will be essential for turning around the reputation and performance of career colleges in 2015.

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Feb/06/2015 - 12:24pm

Leading Through Innovation: The Changing Role of EDU Leadership

By Martin Lind

Feb/06/2015 - 12:11pm

 

2015: A New Beginning

 

By Kevin Kuzma

Feb/06/2015 - 12:00pm

January/February Career College Central Features Include:

 

ON THE COVER

 

Future Look

By Jenni Valentino

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