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  • Schools known for their flexible learning options are by far the most popular among both active-duty service members using tuition assistance and veterans and their dependents using the Post-9/11 GI Bill, government data show.
  • American Military University, an online-only school, has established itself as the undisputed top contender among active-duty troops in all services, whose deployments to far-flung regions of the world can...

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  • Let’s clear the air about the default crisis. In doing so, we’ll set aside the debates about for-profit default problems, institutions that serve “high risk” populations being unfairly targeted, and studies that “prove the theory” in support of the new federal policies.
  • The federal government continually runs the risk of overstepping its boundary on regulations affecting higher education in...
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  • Iraq and Afghanistan veterans have flocked to for-profit colleges, including a troubled chain that is closing or selling its campuses amid a series of federal and state investigations.
  • A report to be released Wednesday from the office of Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, a critic of the for-profit education industry who chairs the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committee, finds that for-profit colleges received $1.7 billion in...

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  • “The for-profit colleges are both driving up the amount of student loan debt out there and they're driving up the number of defaults," said U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren. Warren believes for-profit schools are loading up low-income students with debt that they can't possibly repay.
  • "When that happens the students get hurt, the taxpayers get hurt. But the colleges just keep on taking federal dollars with almost...
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  • The White House’s higher education summit in January, as some critics described it, was all about appealing to the cameras. The event, to be sure, drew mainstream headlines as President Obama exercised his “convening authority” to summon to the White House dozens of college presidents -- many of whom seemed pretty excited to come to Washington and snap photos of the president and first lady.
  • But the administration...