November 13, 2019

GAO Probing For-Profit College Conversions As DeVos Retreats on Approvals

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), the watchdog agency that works for Congress, is investigating Department of Education and Internal Revenue Service oversight of for-profit college conversions to non-profit status. The GAO study was requested last year by Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA), now the chairman of the House Education and Labor Committee; Sen. Patty Murray
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April 9, 2018

Senators Demand Probes of For-Profit College Shifts to Non-Profit

In two separate letters sent over the past week, Democratic U.S. senators are demanding government investigations of a wave of troubling conversions of bad-acting for-profit colleges into non-profit educational institutions. In these finalized or proposed transformations, for-profit school chains — including Kaplan, Grand Canyon, EDMC, Bridgepoint, CollegeAmerica, Ultimate Medical Academy, and Keiser — are changing
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