for-profit schools

Fine Print of Stimulus Bill Contains Special Deals for Industries

Fine Print of Stimulus Bill Contains Special Deals for Industries

Small banks, retailers and for-profit colleges got provisions they wanted. So did Boeing. Among those who could potentially benefit: President Trump’s company.
Fine Print of Stimulus Bill Contains Special Deals for Industries

Fine Print of Stimulus Bill Contains Special Deals for Industries

Small banks, retailers and for-profit colleges got provisions they wanted. So did Boeing. Among those who could potentially benefit: President Trump’s company.
Everybody Ready for the Big Migration to Online College? Actually, No

Everybody Ready for the Big Migration to Online College? Actually, No

One consequence of coronavirus: It will become more apparent that good online education is easier said than done.
Everybody Ready for the Big Migration to Online College? Actually, No

Everybody Ready for the Big Migration to Online College? Actually, No

One consequence of coronavirus: It will become more apparent that good online education is easier said than done.
Senate Rejects DeVos Rule Restricting Debt Relief for Bilked Students

Senate Rejects DeVos Rule Restricting Debt Relief for Bilked Students

The rule, struck down by a bipartisan majority, sought to rewrite Obama-era debt relief measures, which allow students misled by schools to request that their loan debts be forgiven.
Senate Rejects DeVos Rule Restricting Debt Relief for Bilked Students

Senate Rejects DeVos Rule Restricting Debt Relief for Bilked Students

The rule, struck down by a bipartisan majority, sought to rewrite Obama-era debt relief measures, which allow students misled by schools to request that their loan debts be forgiven.
In a Sharp Downturn, College Can Be a Shock Absorber

In a Sharp Downturn, College Can Be a Shock Absorber

The lessons of the last recession were harsh but clear. Public colleges need plenty of money during economic declines.
The Week in Business: Hot Topic at Davos

The Week in Business: Hot Topic at Davos

Plus, Apple takes on Trump in a standoff over iPhone privacy.
I.R.S. Exempts Some Forgiven Student Loans From Taxes

I.R.S. Exempts Some Forgiven Student Loans From Taxes

Borrowers whose schools abruptly shut down or used misleading practices won’t have to pay taxes on their forgiven balances.
Protect Veterans From Fraud

Protect Veterans From Fraud

Congress could do much more to protect Americans who have served their country from predatory for-profit colleges.
DeVos Defends Restricting Debt Relief for Bilked Students

DeVos Defends Restricting Debt Relief for Bilked Students

The education secretary said “many students” got “a valuable education” from for-profit colleges as officials planned a round of notifications to applicants for full relief, 95 percent denials.
Want a Bigger Say on Corporate Behavior? Move Your Money

Want a Bigger Say on Corporate Behavior? Move Your Money

Millions of people have a stake in corporate America through mutual funds. But you may be surprised by how those funds are voting on your behalf.
DeVos Tries Again to Cut Debt Relief for Students Who Were Misled

DeVos Tries Again to Cut Debt Relief for Students Who Were Misled

The latest effort to rework a program for borrowers whose schools broke the law drew an immediate promise of a court challenge.
DeVos Tries Again to Cut Debt Relief for Students Who Were Misled

DeVos Tries Again to Cut Debt Relief for Students Who Were Misled

The latest effort to rework a program for borrowers whose schools broke the law drew an immediate promise of a court challenge.
University of Phoenix Cancels $141 Million in Debt for ‘Deceptive’ Ads

University of Phoenix Cancels $141 Million in Debt for ‘Deceptive’ Ads

The for-profit school lured students by advertising employer partnerships that did not exist, the Federal Trade Commission said.
University of Phoenix Cancels $141 Million in Debt for ‘Deceptive’ Ads

University of Phoenix Cancels $141 Million in Debt for ‘Deceptive’ Ads

The for-profit school lured students by advertising employer partnerships that did not exist, the Federal Trade Commission said.
U.S. Education Dept. Cancels Loans for 1,500 Defrauded Students

U.S. Education Dept. Cancels Loans for 1,500 Defrauded Students

The department sent millions of dollars to two schools that had lost their accreditation and were no longer eligible for the federal loans.
U.S. Education Dept. Cancels Loans for 1,500 Defrauded Students

U.S. Education Dept. Cancels Loans for 1,500 Defrauded Students

The department sent millions of dollars to two schools that had lost their accreditation and were no longer eligible for the federal loans.
Appeals Court Nominee Shaped DeVos’s Illegal Loan Forgiveness Effort

Appeals Court Nominee Shaped DeVos’s Illegal Loan Forgiveness Effort

Steven Menashi, who faces a key vote Thursday, helped devise an Education Department plan to use Social Security data to deny students debt relief, an effort that a judge ruled violated privacy laws.
Betsy DeVos Is Held in Contempt Over Judge’s Order on Loan Collection

Betsy DeVos Is Held in Contempt Over Judge’s Order on Loan Collection

A federal judge said the education secretary had violated an order to stop collecting on loans owed by students from a now-defunct for-profit chain of colleges.