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Career College Central Summary:

  • Herzing University, a for-profit educator that operates campuses in eight states and enrolls about 6,000 students, said on Friday that it had transitioned to nonprofit status, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported.
  • The move means Herzing will no longer be subject to the oversight of Wisconsin’s Educational Approval Board, which two years ago floated a proposal that would have tightened standards that allow for-profit...

Career College Central Summary:

  • Corinthian Colleges, the for-profit chain under investigation for misleading students and faking job placement records, has a savior. The Educational Credit Management Corp. announced Thursday it plans to buy 56 of troubled Corinthian Colleges’ (COCO) 107 campuses for $24 million—quite a deal, considering the chain was worth $4.2 billion in 2003.
  • But ECMC, as it’s called, has had troubles of its own. The nonprofit...
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Career College Central Summary:

  • The academic workforce is shrinking.
  • Not by much, mind you: the number of faculty members and administrators at colleges eligible to award federal financial aid declined by a mere 7,500 from 2012 to 2013, according to new Education Department statistics.
  • But the dip, however small, is the first in many years. And it comes after a period of steady and at times sharp expansion of college staffs, which often accompanied...
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Career College Central Summary:

  • Opinion from Steve Gunderson
    • On Oct. 30 the Obama administration put out a news release boasting about denying access to higher education for nearly a million students, cutting off their path to career skills and the middle class through a “gainful employment” regulation. This regulation prohibits students enrolled in programs at certain institutions of higher education—primarily for-profit institutions—...