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ITT Tech CEO Is Sued For Serving Himself As Company Collapsed

Kevin Modany, the long-time CEO of the for-profit college chain ITT Tech, spent the months before the company’s collapse focused on increasing his financial take from the business and trying to preserve his reputation, rather than protecting ITT’s investors — let alone the interests of ITT students or of U.S. taxpayers, who have provided billions
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The Defining Higher Ed Abuse of the DeVos Era

Troubling conversions of predatory for-profit colleges into corrupted non-profits benefit wealthy insiders — and harm students and taxpayers Below are comments I plan to deliver today to the U.S. Department of Education’s National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI).  Members of the committee, good morning. Mr. Gunderson and Carl Barney, Mr. Juhlin’s boss, have
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For-Profit College Lobbyist Blames Obama, John Oliver, New York Times, OITNB, for Industry Woes

  In a recent essay, top for-profit college lobbyist Steve Gunderson, a Newt Gingrich crony and former GOP congressman (R-WI), blames Barack Obama, John Oliver, Adam Sandler, the New York Times, “Orange is the New Black,” and others for his industry’s dramatic decline in fortunes. “Years of relentless attacks from leading political figures, including the
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Report: States Flunk Test of Curbing For-Profit College Abuses

With Trump Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos starkly abandoning protections for students from predatory for-profit colleges, there is a real danger that bad actors in the industry will be able to once again accelerate their sleazy practices and ruin the lives of another generation of Americans. Can anyone fill the vacuum and protect against deceptive
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Owner of Troubled, Closed Texas College Now Advises Another For-Profit School

Betsy DeVos has turned her back on students hurt by predatory colleges. Look what happens when accountability is weak. When I called for-profit Quest College this week and asked to speak with Larry Earle, the receptionist insisted there was no one to reach there by that name. But that wasn’t true. Lawrence Earle, the for-profit
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DeVos Embrace of Predatory For-Profit Colleges Is Breathtaking

Betsy DeVos, whose interest in education prior to the Trump administration seemed mostly focused on K-12 schools, has made her mark as Secretary of Education instead with a remarkably blatant embrace of the worst demands of the for-profit college industry. The reputation of that industry, which at its peak a few years ago had 10
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Who’s Lobbying for For-Profit Colleges in the Trump-DeVos Era?

Now that former Trump University pitchman Donald Trump is the President of the United States, his Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, appears ready to gut the efforts made by the Obama Administration to hold for-profit colleges accountable for engaging in the same kind of deceptive, predatory behavior exhibited by Trump’s real estate “school.” A for-profit college industry
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For-Profit Colleges Renew Efforts to Destroy Key Accountability Rule

Buoyed by the ascendancy of Donald Trump, America’s predatory for-profit colleges are renewing their multi-front fight to destroy a key measure to hold them accountable: the gainful employment rule. The new battle plan includes pushes in Congress and before the Betsy DeVos Department of Education, plus two new lawsuits aimed at the regulation, including one, in Arizona,
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