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Posted at 06:06 PM ET, 09/13/2011

For-profit colleges release “responsible conduct” standards

Industry coalition proposes ethical rules for for-profit colleges

By Daniel de Vise  |  06:06 PM ET, 09/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Admissions, For-profit colleges | Tags:  Kaplan Higher Education

Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 04/07/2011

Maryland moves to regulate for-profit colleges

General Assembly jumps in ahead of slower-moving federal regulation effort

By Daniel de Vise  |  02:44 PM ET, 04/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  For-profit colleges, Marketing, Public policy | Tags:  Kaplan, for-profit colleges, Maryland

Posted at 05:33 PM ET, 09/27/2010

Survey: Helicopter parents hover over campus

A new survey of admission officers at 387 386 colleges finds that helicopter parenting is on the rise. Of the colleges surveyed by Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions (which is part of The Washington Post Co.), 77 percent reported that...

By Daniel de Vise  |  05:33 PM ET, 09/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Admissions, Admissions, Admissions | Tags:  Kaplan admissions survey, college parents, helicopter parents, overinvolved parents

Posted at 06:09 PM ET, 09/10/2010

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  |  06:09 PM ET, 09/10/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  For-profit colleges | Tags:  Kaplan Washington Post, for-profit colleges, for-profit higher education

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 08/24/2010

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  |  03:28 PM ET, 08/24/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  For-profit colleges, For-profit colleges | Tags:  For-profit colleges, Kaplan Washington Post, Washington Post for-profit, for-profit higher education

Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 08/16/2010

Feds publish for-profit loan repayment rates

A spreadsheet published late Friday by the federal Education Department answers a much-debated question in the federal effort to regulate for-profit colleges: Can students at for-profit schools repay their loans? The department released loan repayment rates for individual colleges. The...

By Daniel de Vise  |  05:30 PM ET, 08/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  For-profit colleges, For-profit colleges, For-profit colleges, For-profit colleges, For-profit colleges | Tags:  Corinthian Colleges, Kaplan University, Strayer University, for profit colleges, for profit stocks, for-profits