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For-Profit Colleges Educate the Military and Veterans

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Based on my experience as a commissioned officer in the United States Army Reserve and as a veteran of the Iraq and the Afghanistan wars, I feel that I have a deep understanding of what our service members, veterans and military families have sacrificed for this nation. This is why I am …

Strategic Partnerships Focus of September 9th Webinar

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Registration is now open for the fifth webinar of the Leading Through Innovation webinar series.

The live …

Senator Is Offended By His Own Bill

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Lieu’s Senate Bill 1247 seeks to expand upon a 2009 law by granting the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education more staff and greater authority to oversee private for-profit colleges, such as University of Phoenix and Corinthian Colleges.

The Senate sent the bill to Gov. Jerry Brown by a 27-2 vote. Lieu abstained, citing …

“Back to the Future” for Career Colleges

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Raul Valdes Pages:

Our colleges have taken a pounding in the press. This is not news. Some is undeserved, but in my opinion, a lot of the criticism is deserved. We have grown from a $4 billion a year sector in 1999 to $35 billion in 2010. With this hyper growth, we have …

10 Tips to Thrive in Times of Uncertain Enrollment

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It's no secret that the majority of higher education institutions continue to be challenged by a declining pool of potential students often leading to a decline in enrollment. Achieving desired outcomes has become even more difficult, requiring education leaders to go above and beyond to drive their schools success.

To help school leaders …

Part 2: How Universities Can Develop the Next Generation of Leaders

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Pradeep K. Khosla is speaker at the Marcus Evans University Leadership Summit, Khosla gives his recommendations for developing students who can make an impact on society.

University leaders have to understand and define their university’s role in the community, to ensure students develop the necessary skills and thinking processes required to become the next generation of …

Part 1: How Universities Can Develop the Next Generation of Leaders

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Pradeep K. Khosla is speaker at the Marcus Evans University Leadership Summit, Khosla gives his recommendations for developing students who can make an impact on society.

University leaders have to understand and define their university’s role in the community, to ensure students develop the necessary skills and thinking processes required to become the next generation …

CBL Most Disruptive Innovation for Future of Higher Education

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Students themselves are demanding more direct connections with employers: 87.9 percent of college freshmen cited getting a better job as a vital reason for pursuing a college degree in the 2012 University of California Los Angeles’ Higher Education Research Institute’s “American Freshman Survey”—approximately 17 percentage points higher than in the same survey …

Obama Wants To Wreck For-Profit Education and the Mainstream Media Want To Help

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Government isn’t good at innovation.

The Federal Aviation Administration grounds the fledgling drone industry. State governments try to crush Uber and back powerful taxi interests instead. Even Internet gaming ran into a parade of scolds who helped attack it.

For-profit college is having the exact same problem. And the mainstream media are making it …

Any Doubts About Career Colleges? Ask The 500,000 Graduates

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Here are the facts about for-profit higher education in Florida:

More than 500,000 degrees and diplomas were earned by students at career colleges in Florida in the past five years.

Currently, more than 300,000 students are enrolled in Florida in private career colleges, including 45,000 in the Tampa Bay area.

Private colleges and universities educated …

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