Tag: For-Profit

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

160 Private Colleges Fail Education Dept.’s Financial-Responsibility Test

March 14, 2016

Via: The Chronicle of Higher Education

According to a Chronicle analysis of data released on Friday, 160 degree-granting private colleges failed the U.S. Education Department’s financial-responsibility test, which seeks to quantify the financial health of proprietary and nonprofit institutions, for the 2013-14 academic year. That’s two […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

Louisiana insulates for-profits from cuts to state scholarship program

March 4, 2016

Via: Education Dive

The special treatment for for-profit schools, though relatively inexpensive, is putting salt in the wounds of cash-strapped public schools in Louisiana. Private nonprofit schools also are owed the final 20% of TOPS funding and they won’t get their checks either. […]