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For-Profit Colleges & Student Debt

Sunday, August 1st, 2010

Recent article in the Chronicle of Higher Education about for profit colleges is by Kevin Carey, Education Sector.  Currently GCC has only non credit offerings similar to many community colleges in MA and around the country via for profit enterprises, Ed to Go and Gatlin.   Senator Tom Harkin continues to hold hearings about profit margins, student debt and…

For profit colleges: College Inc

Friday, May 7th, 2010

PBS Frontline has a program entitled College, Inc.  A must see for all higher education professionals concerned about rising debt for  first generation, minority and low income students as well as thinking about the future of public higher education.  The College Board has released a recent, April 2010,  report,  Who Borrows the Most?   which also…

Assessment and Colleges for Profit

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

Recent efforts, particularly in Spring 2010, have pushed for increased accountability and more uniform outcomes assessment for college courses and degrees.  The Education Sector publishes reports and its leader Kevin Carey was recently featured on a USC podcast, entitled,  The for-profit revolution and what it means to higher education.  Both the website and the podcast…

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