Category Archives: For-Profit Schools

Advocates for For-Profits Try To Illuminate Institutions’ Attributes In Three New Reports

Compiled by Paul Bradley Editor Community College Week Call it the pushback of the for-profits. Even as the Obama administration nears final approval of new rules designed to rein in the nation’s burgeoning proprietary education sector — enrollment in the … Continue reading

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Aspen Institute Opens College Competition

Let the numbers crunching begin – at least for 120 lucky community colleges. Those institutions are being invited to compete for the $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, an effort by the Aspen Institute for College Excellence to … Continue reading

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POV: What Community Colleges Can Learn from For-Profit Schools

By Felipe Payan Computer Applications Instructor Los Angeles Southwest Community College I remember attending East Los Angeles Community College (ELAC) back in the fall of 1982. Ronald Reagan was president, interest rates were 19 percent, unemployment was hovering around 10 … Continue reading

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