For-profit schools lobby to avoid proposed federal aid rule

For-profit colleges and trade schools have launched a high-priced campaign against Obama administration reforms to for-profits’ access to federal aid, the Washington Post reports.  A rally on Capitol Hill has been staged along with the hiring of big-name lobbyists and ads in national newspapers. The proposed regulations target the industry’s recruiting tactics and set as a condition of receiving federal aid that schools’ graduates are “gainfully employed” and making a living wage.

 

Youth Today’s coverage of the for-profit reform.

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