Testimony Before the Department of Education: Negotiated Rulemaking Governing the 90/10 Rule

On behalf of the institute I want to express my concern with the proposed changes to the 90/10 rule governing the share of revenue that career colleges can receive from the federal government. At the Institute we analyzed the role of proprietary institutions in higher education back in October. Our research shows that proprietary and […]

The Economic Standard: DOE’s War on Career Colleges Will Harm the Very Students It Seeks to Help

This week, the Department of Education’s negotiated rulemaking committee will meet to discuss sweeping changes to the 90/10 rule governing the share of revenue that career colleges can receive from the federal government. According to reports, the committee is likely to recommend broadening the scope of “federal funds” under 90/10 to make it more difficult […]

The Economic Standard: Proprietary Colleges Crackdowns Will Harm Students

Over the past ten years, proprietary colleges have become the boogeyman of the modern American education system. Critics routinely contend that these institutions “frequently charge their students too much in tuition while delivering too little in education and opportunities.” As a result federal regulators have proposed several regulations that would discriminate against proprietary schools, harm traditionally underserved […]