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 […]
MarketDrivenEdu is pleased to announce The Capital Roundtable’s full-day conference on Private Equity Investing in Education-Focused Companies. Coming up on Thursday, January 26, in New York City, the theme of this conference is Why Investors Are Concentrating on Tech-Enabled Niches in Education. As a friend of MarketDriveEdu, you qualify for a special VIP […]
Donald Trump was elected as the 45th president of the United States on Tuesday in a stunning culmination of an explosive, populist and polarizing campaign that took relentless aim at the institutions and long-held ideals of American democracy. […]
info Update Jeri Prochaska, CSPEN Status of our Sector Webinar, we would like to share two new important pieces of information we received today from top-level Department of Education staff responsible for the interpretation and implementation of the GE regulations and metrics. 1. TIMING OF RELEASE OF DRAFT GE DEBT-TO-EARNINGS DATA CSPEN has received word […]
DeVry Education Group Inc. on Tuesday said it would voluntarily edge down the share of money it gets from federal funding, as it looks to limit its exposure amid a government crackdown on for-profit colleges. The parent of DeVry University and others said it would limit the revenue that each of its six Title IV […]
From for-profit colleges to student loans, at what point does sensible policy start to become political bullying?
We can be remarkably twofaced as a nation when it comes to our higher education system. One day it’s the greatest in the world and the next it fails to meet students’ and employers’ needs and is a financial ripoff. It gets exhausting to keep track of whether we’re really good or really bad at […]