June 27, 2017

Devos to potentially roll back Gainful employment and borrower repayment policies

DeVos Will Roll Back 2 Obama Regulations, a Blow to Consumer Advocates – The Chronicle of Higher Education. The U.S. Department of Education is beginning the process of rolling back two Obama-era regulations aimed at holding for-profit colleges accountable and helping students who may have been misled or defrauded by them: the borrower-defense-to-repayment regulation, which […]

Special VIP rate for Group Members Capital Roundtable PE investing in Education conference NYC

Market Driven Edu is pleased to announce The Capital Roundtable’s full-day conference on Private Equity Investing in Education-Focused Companies.   Coming up on Tuesday, July 18, in New York City, the theme of this conference is Education from 2017 to 2021 — What’s Next for Investors?   As a friend of Market Driven Edu, you […]

Special discount for CECU Conference, formerly the CCA!

Special group Member discount for CECU Conference, formerly the CCA Market Driven EDU Members, it’s not too late! Don’t miss your chance to register at a discounted rate for the CECU Convention. Special member pricing is available to all maketdrivenedu subscribers. Register by May 13th and use the code MDE to receive 10% off your […]

Purdue University acquires Kaplan Online and 15 Campus locations for $1.00

In essence another for-profit to non-profit conversion of sorts.  Interesting way for Purdue to get into the online education sector. Arlington-based Graham Holdings Co. has sold off its Kaplan University business — and its hundreds of millions in revenue — to Purdue University for just $1. The deal will place the for-profit education system into […]

Interactive Map showing free college opportunities by state

College Promise Programs Over the last decade—but especially in the past few years—programs with the “promise” label have been advanced at local, state, and federal levels. These programs are designed to increase college attainment in particular places. The Kalamazoo Promise program, created in 2005, inspired similar programs in economically disadvantaged communities in Michigan and other […]

2017 Market Driven Education Industry Group’s 6th annual Education Advertising & Marketing survey

It’s that time again, the 2017 Market Driven Education Industry Group’s 6th annual survey, in conjunction with Edufficient, one of the fasting growing EDU-specific Performance Marketing Agencies has arrived. This survey has become a standard for the industry, bringing together Schools, Lead Providers & Agencies, helping to create an updated master list of industry service […]

Will Devos help spur growth in the for profit sector?

HP article: Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) was the first and only senator to really press DeVos on for-profit college accountability issues. She asked DeVos, who admitted to have almost no higher education management or college aid experience, if she supported protecting federal taxpayer dollars from waste, fraud, and abuse?  DeVos said yes. Warren said she […]

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