44: Higher Education

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 04/27/2012

Obama signs executive order to protect troops from for-profit college deceptive practices

Surrounded by soldiers, the president signed an executive order cracking down on for-profit colleges that prey on service members and veterans.

By Rosalind S. Helderman  |  02:00 PM ET, 04/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  for-profit colleges, higher education, military, veterans

Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 02/27/2012

Obama hits back against Santorum ‘snob’ criticism by defending college education stance

“When I talk of higher education, I’m not only talking about four-year degrees,” the president said, in a tacit rebuke of Rick Santorum’s “snob” remark.

By David Nakamura  |  03:10 PM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  President Barack Obama, Higher Education, Rick Santorum, National Governors Association