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For-Profit Revenues and Federal Student Aid

POSTED BY MARTIN KICH As the following chart shows, relatively few of the for-profit colleges and universities exceed the federal limit for generating more than 90% of their revenues from Title IV funds managed by the Department of Education: But, when funds from the Department of Defense and Veterans Administration are included in the calculation,…

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Toolkit for Opposing the DeVos Nomination

POSTED BY MARTIN KICH The Network for Public Education [http://networkforpubliceducation.org/] has put together this Toolkit for Opposing Betsy DeVos’s nomination as Secretary of Education. Although the emphasis is on K-12 education, it seems very likely that DeVos will support the expansion of for-profit colleges and universities, the increased privatization of public colleges and universities, and…

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Implications of the For-Profit Failures

POSTED BY MARTIN KICH Education Dive has linked to an article in the New York Times on the chronology of the collapse of ITT Tech and has provided the following “Brief” of the article’s findings: “The New York Times examines the chronology of ITT Technical Institute’s historic collapse, which began in 1999, when a former employee sued…