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Cal State's Reed: Don't cut Pell grant program

California State University broke with years of tradition in the 2008 downturn by adopting competitive admissions. For the first time in a long time, California students in the top third of their classes with B averages weren't guaranteed admission. Since...

By Daniel de Vise  | March 2, 2011; 12:22 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Access, Administration, Admissions, Aid, Attainment, Community Colleges, Finance, For-profit colleges, Public policy, Publics  | Tags:  Cal State University, California higher education, Charles Reed CSU, Pell grants, higher education cuts  
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Fixing higher ed: Catholic University's Brennan

In an article published Sunday in The Washington Post Magazine, I offer eight suggestions to "fix" higher education. After reading the article, you can rank the ideas in a poll, which you will find farther down on this blog. For...

By Daniel de Vise  | February 26, 2011; 2:31 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Administration, Admissions, Finance, For-profit colleges, Technology  | Tags:  Washington Post fixing higher ed, fixing higher ed CUA Brennan, fixing higher education, higher ed Washington Post magazine  
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12 notable higher education stories of 2010

In chronological order: Jan. 11: The University of Virginia picks its first female president. Her first six months will not be easy. April 16: Regents end a four-year tuition freeze in Maryland's state university system. Maryland's state schools were more...

By Daniel de Vise  | December 28, 2010; 12:43 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Attainment, Community Colleges, Crime, For-profit colleges, Public policy, Public safety, Publics, Research, Students  | Tags:  top college stories of 2010, top higher education stories of 2010  
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For-profit higher ed company opens national ad campaign

A national ad campaign by for-profit higher education provider Corinthian Colleges Inc. seeks to draw decision-makers and the broader public into a long-simmering debate over whether the federal government should tighten regulations on colleges that operate for profit.

By Daniel de Vise  | September 22, 2010; 6:58 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Aid, Finance, For-profit colleges, Marketing, Public policy, Research  | Tags:  Corinthian Colleges ad, for-profit ad campaign, for-profit colleges, for-profit higher education, for-profit lobbying, gainful employment  
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Kaplan responds to Education Department

In a letter to Education Secretary Arne Duncan, released late Friday, Kaplan CEO Andrew S. Rosen proposed what amounts to a money-back guarantee for customers in its for-profit Kaplan Higher Education division. The letter, dated Sept. 8, was in response...

By Daniel de Vise  | September 10, 2010; 6:09 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  For-profit colleges  | Tags:  Kaplan Washington Post, for-profit colleges, for-profit higher education  
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Higher ed community focuses on Post, Kaplan

In a lead news article today headlined "Watching a Watchdog," the industry publication Inside Higher Ed draws attention to what it terms rising concerns among higher education observers about the editorial independence of The Washington Post in covering for-profit higher...

By Daniel de Vise  | August 24, 2010; 3:28 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  For-profit colleges, Public policy  | Tags:  For-profit colleges, Kaplan Washington Post, Washington Post for-profit, for-profit higher education  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Feds publish for-profit loan repayment rates, Daniel de Vise , August 16, 2010
150 private colleges fail DOE financial test, Daniel de Vise , August 12, 2010
Leading for-profit college responds to GAO report, Daniel de Vise , August 11, 2010
GAO report: How damaging to for-profits?, Daniel de Vise , August 5, 2010
For-profits: two new rules that really matter, Daniel de Vise , June 16, 2010
For-profits, Frontline and College Inc., Daniel de Vise , May 7, 2010
Study: Half of for-profit students borrow $30k, Daniel de Vise , April 26, 2010
For-profits vs. community colleges, Daniel de Vise , March 31, 2010
 
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