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Education, Industries

Education Department grants $1.5B in debt relief for Westwood students

August 30, 2022

Via: Education Dive

The Education Department’s action comes less than a week after the Biden administration announced a widespread student loan relief program cancelling up to $10,000 in debt for most borrowers and $20,000 for Pell Grant recipients. Although that action wasn’t tied […]


Education, Industries

Universal Technical Institute plans $50M acquisition of Concorde Career Colleges

May 5, 2022

Via: Education Dive

The regulatory environment for higher education has been growing stricter under President Joe Biden’s administration, with many changes at the federal level putting pressure on for-profit institutions. Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Education unveiled a policy making private […]


Education, Industries

For-Profit Schools, an Obama Target, See New Day Under Trump

February 21, 2017

Via: The New York Times

Since Election Day, for-profit college companies have been on a hot streak. DeVry Education Group’s stock has leapt more than 40 percent. Strayer’s jumped 35 percent and Grand Canyon Education’s more than 28 percent. You do not need an M.B.A. […]


Education, Industries

ITT Educational Services Closes Campuses

September 7, 2016

Via: The New York Times

Just days before the start of a new school term, ITT Educational Services, one of the nation’s largest for-profit educational companies, closed nearly all its campuses on Tuesday. The company cited the Education Department’s recent decision to bar the chain […]