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February 13, 2015

Budget Proposal Restricts GI Bill Funding To For-Profit Colleges

A proposal in President Obama’s 2016 budget would limit the amount of Post 9/11 G.I. Bill funding that for-profit colleges could collect.  Reported by Military.com. For a school […]
February 11, 2015

Ratings Release Draws Nearer

“Officials with the U.S. Department of Education on Tuesday revealed a slightly earlier estimate for when colleges may get a glimpse of the Obama administration’s controversial […]
February 5, 2015

U.S. Spends $1.1 Trillion on College and Job Training

Colleges spent $407 billion in 2013 on formal education programs, while employers spent $177 billion, according to anew report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the […]
January 22, 2015

The case for Obama’s State of the Union free college proposal

The President’s free community college plan aims to address a dip in attendance among low and middle-income students.  Reported by Fortune. During his seventh address to Congress Tuesday […]
January 5, 2015

Herzing University Becomes A Nonprofit Organization

“Herzing University, one of Wisconsin’s oldest and largest for-profit career colleges, has converted to nonprofit status,” The Journal Sentinel reports. “The transition makes the Milwaukee-based institution, which has […]
January 5, 2015

Student Debt Declines For Third Straight Year

“Might the cliche of the forever-indebted college student someday become a fable?”University Business asks. “According to a new College Board report, total college student debt for 2013-14 […]